Kagoshima, Sengan-en Garden, a national scenic beauty and cultural site.
The Main Gate.
Guard at main entrance to the gardens.
The Tin Gate, Suzumon. A red-painted pewter-roofed gate, that was the Main Gate when Sengan-en was first laid out.
Small bridge in the Kyokusui Garden.
Stone Lantern with a lion-shaped rock.
The Iso Residence.
Pink azalea blossoms in the garden.
Senjingan, a stone monument built in 1814. The height of the three Chinese letters is 11 meters. "This is a big rock."
Yakushima white pine tree.
A old water tank for producing electricity.
Shuseikan Industrial Complex, adjacent to the gardens.
Ilex tree at entrance to Shoko Shuseikan main building, formerly a machine factory.
One of the canons produced at the industrial complex
Canon in the Shuseikan museum.
An early clock in the museum.
A mandolin in the museum.
Kagoshima was a main Japanese port for trading and shipbuilding.
A model of a navy warship, Shohei-maru ship, 1853.
Sakurajima Island and the Ariumura Observatory. An active volcano.
Sakurajima volcano erupting from the Arimura Observatory on the island.
Sakurajima volcano from the Kagoshima ship terminal.