Kagoshima is the capital of Kagoshima Prefecture at the southwestern tip of Kyushu Island in Japan, as well as the largest city in the prefecture. It has been nicknamed "Naples of the Eastern world" due to its hot climate, bay location, and picturesque stratovolcano, Sakurajima. Kagoshima was officially founded on 1 April, 1889. As of 2015, the city has an estimated population of 606,620 and a population density of 1,107 persons per km2. Its total area is 546.71 km2 (211 ml2).
Kagoshima features a humid subtropical climate, possessing the highest annual and winter average temperature in Japan's mainland. It is marked by relatively dry and cool winters, wet and warm springs, hot summers and and relatively dry falls.
The prefecture of Kagoshima has a rich and distinct food culture. The warm weather allow for the aquaculture and agriculture of Kagoshima to flourish and gain worldwide recognition for quality and unique products. A wealth of restaurants around Kagoshima offer Satsuma Province cuisine.
Nowadays, Kagoshima city is home to a distinctive Japanese dialect known as Satsugū or Kagoshima dialect. It differs from the usual Kyushu with its pronunciations of yotsugana.
Highlights: Sakurajima volcano, Iso-Teien Garden, Art Museum, Chiran
The Kagoshima cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Kagoshima, Japan.
If you lose the Kagoshima location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Kagoshima cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kagoshima, Japan. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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30 January, 2018