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 15 September 2017, twenty-eight 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 inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining[5] 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 広田遺跡DSC02206.JPG 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 inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining[5] 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)[6] 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]
Omonawa Shell Mound
面縄貝塚
Omonawa kaizuka
Isen 27°40′26″N 128°57′55″E / 27.6738583°N 128.9652326°E / 27.6738583; 128.9652326 (Omonawa Shell Mound) 1 [28]

Prefectural Historic Sites[edit]

As of 15 September 2017, fifty-one Sites have been designated as being of prefectural importance.[4][7]

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) for all refs see [29]
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Sasue Kofun
指江古墳
Sasue kofun
Nagashima 32°09′10″N 130°06′58″E / 32.152693°N 130.116102°E / 32.152693; 130.116102 (Sasue Kofun)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Sōkōji Graves
宗功寺墓地
Sōkōji bochi
Satsuma Soukouji Park Shimazu Miyanojo Famiry tombs.JPG 31°54′29″N 130°26′21″E / 31.908001°N 130.439258°E / 31.908001; 130.439258 (Sōkōji Graves)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Tachikiri Site
立切遺跡
Tachikiri iseki
Nakatane
Okano Kiln Sites
岡野窯跡群
Okano kama ato-gun
Isa
Kakehashizaka
掛橋坂
Kakehashizaka
Aira 31°47′06″N 130°32′55″E / 31.784987°N 130.548479°E / 31.784987; 130.548479 (Kakehashizaka)
Kanayama Waterwheel Site
金山水車(轟製錬所)跡
Kanayama suisha (todoroki seirenjo) ato
Minamikyūshū 31°22′13″N 130°25′08″E / 31.370345°N 130.418814°E / 31.370345; 130.418814 (Kanayama Waterwheel Site)
Tomori Petroglyphs
戸森の線刻画
Tomori no senkokuga
Amagi 27°46′09″N 128°55′15″E / 27.769041°N 128.920756°E / 27.769041; 128.920756 (Tomori Petroglyphs)

Municipal Historic Sites[edit]

As of 1 April 2017, a further six hundred and sixty Sites have been designated as being of municipal importance.[4][8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cultural Properties for Future Generations". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
  2. ^ 史跡名勝天然記念物 [Number of Monuments of Japan by Prefecture] (in Japanese). Agency for Cultural Affairs. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 22 October 2017. 
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