List of Historic Sites of Japan (Kagoshima)

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This list is of the Historic Sites of Japan located within the Prefecture of Kagoshima.[1]

National Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 August 2014, twenty-seven sites have been designated as being of national significance.[2][3][4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Ushuku Shell Mound
宇宿貝塚
Ushuku kaizuka
Amami 28°27′09″N 129°42′49″E / 28.45248667°N 129.71357363°E / 28.45248667; 129.71357363 (Ushuku Shell Mound) 1 [1]
Yokose Kofun
横瀬古墳
Yokose kofun
Ōsaki Yokose Kofun SW 2013.JPG 31°24′48″N 131°00′54″E / 31.41338171°N 131.01489573°E / 31.41338171; 131.01489573 (Yokose Kofun) 1 [2]
Former Shūseikan
旧集成館附寺山炭窯関吉疎水溝
kyū-Shūseikan tsuketari Terayama sumi gama ato Sekiyoshiso suikō
Kagoshima submitted for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of The Modern Industrial Heritage Sites in Kyushu and Yamaguchi[5][6] Kagoshima Syuseikan.jpg 31°37′02″N 130°34′35″E / 31.61715948°N 130.57638368°E / 31.61715948; 130.57638368 (Former Shūseikan) 6 [3]
Tomb of Keian
桂菴墓
Keian no haka
Kagoshima Tomb of Keian Genju.jpg 31°37′14″N 130°31′39″E / 31.62068038°N 130.52748407°E / 31.62068038; 130.52748407 (Tomb of Keian) 7 [4]
Hirota Site
広田遺跡
Hirota iseki
Minamitane 30°25′30″N 130°58′02″E / 30.42486519°N 130.96727314°E / 30.42486519; 130.96727314 (Hirota Site) 1 [5]
Kōyama Castle Site
高山城
Kōyama-jō ato
Kimotsuki Kouyamajou Kagoshima Japan.jpg 31°19′03″N 130°57′56″E / 31.31744603°N 130.96567989°E / 31.31744603; 130.96567989 (Kōyama Castle Site) 2 [6]
Former Sata Medicinal Garden
佐多旧薬園
Sata kyū-yakuen
Minamiōsumi Former Sata Medicinal Garden 2009 001.jpg 31°05′31″N 130°41′28″E / 31.09182253°N 130.6912078°E / 31.09182253; 130.6912078 (Former Sata Medicinal Garden) 5 [7]
Satsuma Kokubun-ji Site
薩摩国分寺
Satsuma Kokubunji ato
Satsumasendai provincial temple of Satsuma Province 31°49′55″N 130°18′24″E / 31.83202231°N 130.30655444°E / 31.83202231; 130.30655444 (Satsuma Kokubunji Site) 3 [8]
Shibushi Castle Site
志布志城
Shibushi-jō ato
Shibushi 31°29′05″N 131°06′31″E / 31.48473648°N 131.10874686°E / 31.48473648; 131.10874686 (Shibushi Castle Site) 2 [9]
Ibusuki Hashimuregawa Site
指宿橋牟礼川遺跡
Ibusuki Hashimuregawa iseki
Ibusuki 31°13′45″N 130°38′42″E / 31.22908144°N 130.64504968°E / 31.22908144; 130.64504968 (Ibusuki Hashimuregawa Site) 1 [10]
Former Kagoshima Spinning Engineer's Residence
鹿児島紡績所技師館 (異人館)
Kagoshima bōsekijo gishikan (Ijinkan)
Kagoshima submitted for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of The Modern Industrial Heritage Sites in Kyushu and Yamaguchi[5][7] Kagoshima Ijinkan.jpg 31°36′56″N 130°34′27″E / 31.61563906°N 130.57418775°E / 31.61563906; 130.57418775 (Former Kagoshima Spinning Engineer's Residence) 6 [11]
Sumiyoshi Shell Mound
住吉貝塚
Sumiyoshi kaizuka
China 27°21′30″N 128°31′43″E / 27.35831255°N 128.52860402°E / 27.35831255; 128.52860402 (Sumiyoshi Shell Mound) 1 [12]
Kominato Fuwaganeku Site
小湊フワガネク遺跡
Kominatsu Fuwaganeku iseki
Amami Marbled turban spoon.png 28°19′26″N 129°31′50″E / 28.32381199°N 129.53066047°E / 28.32381199; 129.53066047 (Kominato Fuwaganeku Site) 1 [13]
Uenohara Site
上野原遺跡
Uenohara iseki
Kirishima Uenohara Jomon No Mori.jpg 31°42′51″N 130°48′02″E / 31.714138°N 130.800659°E / 31.714138; 130.800659 (Uenohara Site) 1 [14]
Mount Shiroyama
城山
Shiroyama
Kagoshima also a Natural Monument Saigo Cave at Shiroyama.JPG 31°35′49″N 130°33′01″E / 31.59687675°N 130.55019534°E / 31.59687675; 130.55019534 (Mount Shiroyama) 2 [15]
Kiyoshiki Castle Site
清色城
Kiyoshiki-jō ato
Satsumasendai 31°48′22″N 130°25′33″E / 31.80624371°N 130.42579692°E / 31.80624371; 130.42579692 (Kiyoshiki Castle Site) 2 [16]
Akagina Castle Site
赤木名城
Akagina-jō ato
Amami overlooking Kasari Bay at the east end of Amami Ōshima (coordinates are approximate)[8] 28°27′37″N 129°40′12″E / 28.460240°N 129.669936°E / 28.460240; 129.669936 (Akagina Castle Site) 2 [17]
Ōsumi Kokubun-ji and Miyatagaoka Tile Kiln Sites
大隅国分寺跡附宮田ヶ岡瓦窯跡
Ōsumi Kokubunji ato tsuketari Miyatagaoka kawara kama ato
Kirishima, Aira provincial temple of Ōsumi Province Osumi Kokubunji ruin.JPG 31°44′28″N 130°46′17″E / 31.741034°N 130.771347°E / 31.741034; 130.771347 (Ōsumi Kokubunji and Miyatagaoka Tile Kiln Sites) 3 [18]
Ōkuchisuji-Shirakanezaka-Tatsumonjizaka
大口筋 白銀坂 龍門司坂
Ōkuchisuji-Shirakanezaka-Tatsumonjizaka
Kagoshima, Aira, Kajiki old road network Tatsumonji-zaka Kajiki 01.JPG 31°45′24″N 130°40′00″E / 31.7567053°N 130.66666908°E / 31.7567053; 130.66666908 (Ōkuchisuji-Shirakanezaka-Tatsumonjizaka) 6 [19]
Chiran Castle Site
知覧城
Chiran-jō ato
Minamikyūshū 31°22′00″N 130°26′35″E / 31.36674516°N 130.44312911°E / 31.36674516; 130.44312911 (Chiran Castle Site) 2 [20]
Tsukazaki Kofun Cluster
塚崎古墳群
Tsukasaki kofun-gun
Kimotsuki Tsukazaki Kofungun 25-26.JPG 31°20′26″N 130°58′07″E / 31.34045315°N 130.96863426°E / 31.34045315; 130.96863426 (Tsukazaki Kofun Cluster) 1 [21]
Tōjin Kofun Cluster
唐仁古墳群
Tōjin kofun-gun
Higashikushira Tojin Kofun-gun 100th 2015.JPG 31°21′46″N 130°59′05″E / 31.3628334°N 130.98460226°E / 31.3628334; 130.98460226 (Tōjin Kofun Cluster) 1 [22]
Tokunoshima Kamui-yaki Kiln Site
徳之島カムィヤキ陶器窯跡
Tokunoshima Kamui-yaki tōki yōseki
Isen 27°41′44″N 128°56′33″E / 27.69564843°N 128.94241973°E / 27.69564843; 128.94241973 (Tokunoshima Kamui-yaki Kiln Site) 6 [23]
Tomb of Nanbobunshi
南浦文之
Nanbobunshi no haka
Kajiki 31°44′55″N 130°40′10″E / 31.74852845°N 130.66930857°E / 31.74852845; 130.66930857 (Tomb of Nanbobunshi) 7 [24]
Hayatozuka
隼人塚
Hayatozuka
Kirishima Hayato-zuka.jpg 31°44′26″N 130°44′13″E / 31.74063424°N 130.73681754°E / 31.74063424; 130.73681754 (Hayatozuka) 3 [25]
Kakoinohara Site
栫ノ原遺跡
Kakoinohara iseki
Minamisatsuma 31°25′18″N 130°19′51″E / 31.42174985°N 130.33092702°E / 31.42174985; 130.33092702 (Kakoinohara Site) 1 [26]
Ōsumishō Hachimangū Precinct
大隅正八幡宮境内及び社家跡
Ōsumishō Hachimangū keidai oyobi sha-ke ato
Kirishima Kagoshimajingu Chokushiden.JPG 31°45′13″N 130°44′16″E / 31.753660°N 130.737884°E / 31.753660; 130.737884 (Ōsumishō Hachimangū) 3 [27]
This list is complete and up-to-date as of August 2014.

Prefectural Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, forty-six sites have been designated as being of prefectural importance.[4][9]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
Kagoshima Castle Site
鶴丸城跡
Tsurumaru-jō ato
Kagoshima Kagoshima castle1.JPG 31°35′55″N 130°33′17″E / 31.598485°N 130.554611°E / 31.598485; 130.554611 (Kagoshima Castle Site) [28]
Fukushō-ji Site
福昌寺
Fukushōji ato
Kagoshima 31°36′41″N 130°33′41″E / 31.611378°N 130.561372°E / 31.611378; 130.561372 (Kagoshima Castle) [29]
Yayoi Dwelling Site
弥生式住居跡
Yayoi-shiki jūkyo ato
Kagoshima in the grounds of Kagoshima Ichinomiya Jinja (一之宮神社?) 31°33′47″N 130°32′47″E / 31.563055°N 130.546326°E / 31.563055; 130.546326 (Yayoi Dwelling Site) [30]
Jōraku-in
常楽院
Jōrakuin
Hioki 31°31′37″N 130°21′02″E / 31.526934°N 130.350637°E / 31.526934; 130.350637 (Jōrakuin) [31]
Yamakawa Yaku-en Site and Longan
山川薬園跡及びリュウガン
Yamakawa yakuen ato oyobi ryūgan
Ibusuki 31°12′17″N 130°38′21″E / 31.204745°N 130.639136°E / 31.204745; 130.639136 (Yamakawa Yaku-en Site and Longan) [32]
Roku Jizō Tō
六地蔵塔
Roku Jizō tō
Minamisatsuma 31°24′40″N 130°19′04″E / 31.411048°N 130.317743°E / 31.411048; 130.317743 (Roku Jizō Tō) [33]
Ichijō-in Site
一乗院
Ichijō-in ato
Minamisatsuma 31°16′16″N 130°13′52″E / 31.271183°N 130.231102°E / 31.271183; 130.231102 (Ichijō-in Site) [34]
Hirata Yukie Residence Site
平田靱負屋敷跡
Hirata Yukie yashiki ato
Kagoshima 31°35′29″N 130°32′46″E / 31.591422°N 130.546181°E / 31.591422; 130.546181 (Hirata Yukie Residence Site) [35]
Nanshū Grave Site
南洲墓地
Nanshū bochi
Kagoshima at Jōkōmyō-ji (浄光明寺?) 南洲墓地 村田.jpg 31°36′21″N 130°33′33″E / 31.605819°N 130.559131°E / 31.605819; 130.559131 (Nanshū Grave Site) [36]
Nanshū Rutaku Site
南洲流謫跡
Nanshū Rutaku ato
Tatsugō 28°27′04″N 129°36′14″E / 28.451034°N 129.604007°E / 28.451034; 129.604007 (Nanshū Rutaku Site) [37]
Kamemaru Castle Site
亀丸城跡
Kamemaru-jō ato
Hioki 31°30′23″N 130°21′54″E / 31.506465°N 130.364928°E / 31.506465; 130.364928 (Kamemaru Castle Site) [38]
Kiyomizu Stone Buddhas
清水磨崖仏
Kiyomizu magai-butsu
Minamikyūshū 31°25′02″N 130°25′18″E / 31.417219°N 130.421534°E / 31.417219; 130.421534 (Kiyomizu Stone Buddhas) [39]
Tomari Jochiku Grave
泊如竹の墓
Tomari Jochiku no haka
Yakushima 30°18′49″N 130°39′21″E / 30.313691°N 130.655723°E / 30.313691; 130.655723 (Tomari Jochiku Grave) [40]
Aikō Kishun Grave
愛甲喜春の墓
Aikō Kishun no haka
Shibushi 31°28′32″N 131°06′02″E / 31.475451°N 131.100433°E / 31.475451; 131.100433 (Aikō Kishun Grave) [41]
Kōriyama Kawada Dōzono Memorial Tō
郡山町川田堂園の供養塔群
Kōriyama-chō Kawada Dōzono no kuyōtō-gun
Kagoshima 31°40′34″N 130°30′19″E / 31.676156°N 130.505261°E / 31.676156; 130.505261 (Kawada Dōzono Memorial Tō) [42]
Sasue Kofun
指江古墳
Sasue kofun
Nagashima 32°09′08″N 130°06′58″E / 32.152253°N 130.115976°E / 32.152253; 130.115976 (Sasue Kofun) [43]
Kurino Inobazaki Memorial Towers
栗野町稲葉崎の供養塔群
Kurino-chō Inobazaki no kuyōtō-gun
Aira 31°58′03″N 130°41′33″E / 31.967400°N 130.692630°E / 31.967400; 130.692630 (Kurino Inobazaki Memorial Towers) [44]
Kurino Taobaru Memorial Towers
栗野町田尾原の供養塔群
Kurino-chō Taobaru no kuyōtō-gun
Aira 31°57′47″N 130°42′06″E / 31.963086°N 130.701599°E / 31.963086; 130.701599 (Kurino Taobaru Memorial Towers) [45]
Wadomari Yononushi Grave
和泊町の世之主の墓
Wadomari-chō no Yononushi no haka
Wadomari 27°22′58″N 128°36′44″E / 27.382895°N 128.612137°E / 27.382895; 128.612137 (Wadomari Yononushi Grave) [46]
Raigō-ji Site Graves
来迎寺跡墓塔群
Raigōji ato haka-tō-gun
Ichikikushikino 31°28′52″N 131°06′35″E / 31.480987°N 131.109788°E / 31.480987; 131.109788 (Raigōji Site Graves) [47]
Hōman-ji Site
宝満寺
Hōmanji ato
Shibushi Houman-ji Kan'nondo Shibushi 2012.JPG 31°28′52″N 131°06′35″E / 31.480987°N 131.109788°E / 31.480987; 131.109788 (Hōmanji Site) [48]
Ryūmonji-yaki Old Kiln
竜門司焼古窯
Ryūmonji-yaki Old Kiln
Aira 31°46′00″N 130°40′18″E / 31.766668°N 130.671590°E / 31.766668; 130.671590 (Ryūmonji-yaki Old Kiln) [49]
Shigakkō Site Stone Walls
私学校跡石塀
Shigakkō ato ishibei
Kagoshima Wall of Shigakko School.JPG 31°35′45″N 130°33′16″E / 31.595864°N 130.554528°E / 31.595864; 130.554528 (Shigakkō Site Stone Walls) [50]
Nejime Kawaminami Uto Stele
根占町川南宇都の板碑
Nejime-chō Kawaminami Uto no itabi
Minamiōsumi 31°12′50″N 130°46′48″E / 31.213820°N 130.780123°E / 31.213820; 130.780123 (Nejime Kawaminami Uto Stele) [51]
Satsuma Nagano Beppuhara Kofun Cluster
薩摩町永野別府原古墳群
Satsuma Nagano Beppuhara kofun-gun
Satsuma 31°55′41″N 130°33′21″E / 31.928054°N 130.555730°E / 31.928054; 130.555730 (Satsuma Nagano Beppuhara Kofun Cluster) [52]
Sōkōji Graves
宗功寺墓地
Sōkōji bochi
Satsuma 31°54′29″N 130°26′21″E / 31.908001°N 130.439258°E / 31.908001; 130.439258 (Sōkōji Graves) [53]
Wakimoto Kofun Cluster
脇本古墳群糸割渕1号墳・2号墳
Wakimoto kofun-gun Itowarifuchi ichigō-fun nigō-fun
Akune 32°04′53″N 130°12′19″E / 32.081520°N 130.205412°E / 32.081520; 130.205412 (Wakimoto Kofun Cluster) [54]
Akamizu no Iwadō Stone Buddhas
赤水の岩堂磨崖仏
Akamizu no Iwadō magaibutsu
Kirishima 31°49′50″N 130°44′19″E / 31.830607°N 130.738506°E / 31.830607; 130.738506 (Akamizu no Iwadō Stone Buddhas) [55]
Kasanohara Tsuchimochi Wells
笠野原土持堀の深井戸
Kasanohara Tsuchimochi hori no fuka ido
Kanoya 31°26′14″N 130°54′08″E / 31.437131°N 130.902250°E / 31.437131; 130.902250 (Kasanohara Tsuchimochi Wells) [56]
Ohamazaki Kofun Cluster
小浜崎古墳群
Ohamazaki kofun-gun
Nagashima 32°10′30″N 130°06′04″E / 32.174886°N 130.100999°E / 32.174886; 130.100999 (Ohamazaki Kofun Cluster) [57]
Myōjin Kofun Cluster
明神古墳群
Myōjin kofun-gun
Nagashima 32°10′41″N 130°06′00″E / 32.178046°N 130.100033°E / 32.178046; 130.100033 (Myōjin Kofun Cluster) [58]
Kasedō Kofun
加世堂古墳
Kasedō kofun
Nagashima 32°08′00″N 130°10′32″E / 32.133321°N 130.175436°E / 32.133321; 130.175436 (Kasedō Kofun) [59]
Tamaki Swordsmith Family Graves
刀匠玉置家歴代の墓
tōshō Tamaki-ke rekidai no haka
Kagoshima 31°22′09″N 130°31′46″E / 31.369248°N 130.529552°E / 31.369248; 130.529552 (Tamaki Swordsmith Family Graves) [60]
Daigan-ji Site Graves and Pagodas
鶴田町大願寺跡墓塔群(開山堂跡・薬師堂跡)
Tsuruta-chō Daiganji ato haka-tō-gun (Kaisandō ato Yakushidō ato)
Satsuma designation includes the sites of the Kaisandō and Yakushi 31°55′33″N 130°27′19″E / 31.925959°N 130.455308°E / 31.925959; 130.455308 (Daiganji Site Graves and Pagodas) [61]
Inutabu Shell Mound
犬田布貝塚
Inutabu kaizuka
Isen 27°42′43″N 128°54′05″E / 27.711836°N 128.901258°E / 27.711836; 128.901258 (Inutabu Shell Mound) [62]
Shiroma Tofuru Tombs
城間トフル墓群
Shiroma Tofuru haka-gun
Amami 28°26′51″N 129°42′34″E / 28.447412°N 129.709396°E / 28.447412; 129.709396 (Shiroma Tofuru Tombs) [63]
Ichiki Shell Mound
市来町市来貝塚
Ichiki-chō Ichiki kaizuka
Ichikikushikino 31°42′33″N 130°18′39″E / 31.709294°N 130.310941°E / 31.709294; 130.310941 (Ichiki Shell Mound) [64]
Atsuchi Matsuyama Iron Works Site
厚地松山製鉄遺跡
Atsuchi Matsuyama seitetsu iseki
Minamikyūshū 31°23′21″N 130°26′20″E / 31.389033°N 130.438871°E / 31.389033; 130.438871 (Atsuchi Matsuyama Iron Works Site) [65]
Uto Kiln Site
宇都窯跡
Uto gama ato
Aira 31°44′51″N 130°37′36″E / 31.747561°N 130.626626°E / 31.747561; 130.626626 (Uto Kiln Site) [66]
Yokomine Site
横峯遺跡
Yokomine iseki
Minamitane Yokomine ruins DSCN0080.JPG 30°27′46″N 130°51′49″E / 30.462805°N 130.863540°E / 30.462805; 130.863540 (Yokomine Site) [67]
Kurokawa Cave
黒川洞穴
Kurokawa dōketsu
Hioki 31°33′10″N 130°24′07″E / 31.552830°N 130.402050°E / 31.552830; 130.402050 (Kurokawa Cave) [68]
Ei Castle Site
頴娃城跡
Ei-jō ato
Minamikyūshū 31°14′22″N 130°29′33″E / 31.239316°N 130.492387°E / 31.239316; 130.492387 (Ei Castle Site) [69]
Miyama Satsuma Ware Kiln
美山薩摩焼窯
Miyama Satsuma-yaki gama
Hioki Chin-jukan Kiln 02.jpg 31°38′37″N 130°21′43″E / 31.643664°N 130.361881°E / 31.643664; 130.361881 (Miyama Satsuma Ware Kiln) [70]
Kenshō Castle Site
建昌城
Kenshō-jō ato
Aira 31°43′48″N 130°36′45″E / 31.73°N 130.6125°E / 31.73; 130.6125 (Kenshō Castle Site) [71]
Amatatsutera-mae Kofun
天辰寺前古墳
Amatatsutera-mae kofun
Satsumasendai 31°49′40″N 130°19′13″E / 31.827709°N 130.320232°E / 31.827709; 130.320232 (Amatatsutera-mae Kofun) [72]
Okazaki Kofun Cluster
岡崎古墳群
Okazaki kofun-gun
Kagoshima 31°22′52″N 130°57′31″E / 31.381064°N 130.958555°E / 31.381064; 130.958555 (Okazaki Kofun Cluster) [73]
This list is complete and up-to-date as of August 2014.

Municipal Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 May 2014, a further six hundred and sixty-one sites have been designated as being of municipal importance.[4][10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ 史跡名勝天然記念物 [Number of Monuments of Japan by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 
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  5. ^ a b "The Modern Industrial Heritage Sites in Kyushu and Yamaguchi". UNESCO. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
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  7. ^ "Former Kagoshima Spinning Engineer's Residence". The Modern Industrial Heritage Sites in Kyushu and Yamaguchi. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
  8. ^ 赤木名城跡 [Akagina Castle Site] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 10 June 2012. 
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  10. ^ 都道府県別指定等文化財件数(市町村分) [Number of Municipal Cultural Properties by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 May 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2014. 

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