Famous mountains in Japan, want to go at least once Mt. Kaimondake “Satsuma Fuji” in Ibusuki, Kagoshima “The sand bath”, that is only here, and the Japanese relaxation in the hot spring
Kagoshima Prefecture is in the southernmost of Kyushu area in Japan.
There is the rich nature like an active volcano Sakurajima, the world heritage Yakushima, and so on.
On the other hand, there is “Tanegashima Space Center” established by JAXA.
It means there are various resources of nature, culture, tourism, and industry.
There is Mt. Kaimondake in Ibusuki City, also called “Satsuma Fuji”, and it is a mountain that is 924 meters above the sea level.
It is designated as a 100 Famous Mountains in Japan, and its trail is much easier for men and women of all ages.
On the summit, people are able to enjoy the powerful view of Kirishima and Yakushima.
And speaking of Ibusuki, it is famous as the famous hot spring place in Japan.
There is “National Sand Bath” that is very rare in the world and succeeded since long time.
The sand bath is to put steamed sand by the hot spring on the body while lying on the beach and hearing the sound of the sea.
The body wastes are discharged with sweat by the weight of the sand and the effects of the hot spring.
After the sand bath, people will be fresh feeling like the body becomes lighter.
From the medical viewpoints, its effect is 3 to 4 times of the normal hot spring.
Most people feel drowsy by this hot sand bath.
After this comfortable time, we recommend you to wash down your sweat by the hot water in Ibusuki hot spring.
After the bath, you are able to lie on the tatami and be relaxed by raising your arms and legs.
In the night, you are able to enjoy a luxury moment by eating Kurobuta pork in Kagoshima and seafoods.
Speaking of alcohols in Kagoshima, it is Shochu (a clear liquor).
Its taste depends on brewers, so please compare with each Shochu.
There are the original things like the marvelous view of Mt. Kaimondake, the sand bath, local foods, and cheerful local languages.
The luxurious time in Kagoshima is waiting you.
Source of photos:http://www.kagoshima-kankou.com/guide/10691/