Beautiful Kirishima Jingu Shrine in autumn (Kagoshima, Japan)



We visited Kirishima Jingu Shrine in December.

The beautiful autumn tree impresses visitors.

There are many visitors who enjoyed beautiful nature in the shrine.


Beautiful Autumn Leaves


Trees shows various colors such as red, yellow, green, brown.


Many people stopped walking to appreciate the beautiful maple trees.


Late autumn comes to Kagoshima in December.



Following picutre is the pond near the parking lot.

Wind is chilly but trees are beautiful.

Our daughter picked up a maple leaf to show it to us.    

Many people made a long line in front of the main building of the shrine.


Beautiful Maple Trees

We discovered beautiful maple trees near the parking lot.

Many visitors were busy taking the pictures.


Our Comment

When it comes to maple tree, I think many people would imagine “autumn”.

But Kagoshima is located in the south of Japan and autumn comes in December.

One of the most beautiful place in autumn is the Kirishima Jingu Shrine.

The scenery is beautiful and breath-taking!

Please see the following article for access, history and sacred seals of Kirishima Jingu Shrine.


Information of Kirishima Jingu Shrine



Home Page

Home Page of Kirishima Jingu Shrine


Kirishima Taguchi 2608-5, Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan


The shrine worships Ninigi, the grandson of the spreme God of Shinto religion.


Nearby Lunch Spots

Olive no Ki

The cafe is near Kirishima Jingu Shrine. The cafe is relaxing.

Kirishima Egg Farm

The delicious foods made of egg is delicious!

Takachiho Farm

You can have a wonderful time with animals. Ice cream is very delicious!

Kitchen Garden Yumemigaoka

You can enjoy various activities with children.


Nearby Sightseeing Spots

Kirishima Shinsuikyo Gorge

It is nice to walk along the river to enjoy Kirishima’s beautiful nature.

A la minutes

The sweets of the shop if very very delicious!

Skinoo Waterfall

The waterfall is famous for the biggest scale of pot holes.

Maruo Waterfall

The water of the waterfall is unique.

Kirishima Higashi Shrine

The shrine worships the first couple Gods.

Kirishima Hot Springs

There are many nice hot springs in this region.


Nearby Spa

Maeda Onsen Gajiroga Yu

Many people commute this nice spa.

Kirishima Yunotani Sanso

You can enjoy three kinds of spa which is good for skin.


Nearby Hotel

Kirishima Kanko Hotel

Observatory spa is nice!


Rokugatsudo Festival of Shrines in Kagoshima

When summer comes, many shrines hold Rokugatsudo festivals in Kagoshima, Japan.

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