Kagoshima Hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center. The center is: Kagoshima

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region First take the train to Izumi station (25 minutes) then take a bus to Kuranomoto port (65 minutes) take ferry to Ushibuka port (30 minutes) then take bus from Ushibuka to Sakitsu church(90 minutes) total; time 3h30m
Okinoshima Island Hetsu-miya component is roughly 2.5 hours by train via transfer in Fukuoka
Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution Various components lie outside the Kagoshima city centre
Yakushima Hydrofoil takes roughly 2-3 hours

Map of Kagoshima Hotspot

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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