Birthplace of Saigo Takamori and Saigo Tsugumichi

Travel Guide - Birthplace of Saigo Takamori and Saigo Tsugumichi


Saigo Takamori was a great contributor to modernization of Japan during the period between late Edo and the Meiji Restoration.
He was born in 1827 as a son of a low-ranking samurai family in the Satsuma domain.
After the Meiji Restoration, Tsugumichi, Takamori's younger brother, held different ministerial positions.
This area has been designed as a park where people can take a quiet stall.

Opening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes walk from JR Kagoshima-chuo Station

Address / Location

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