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Kirishima, Kagoshima, Japan

( ) 2021-08-27

About the city

Kirishima is located in Kagoshima Prefecture in the southern part of Kyushu, Japan. Covering an area of 603.18 square kilometers, Kirishima has a population of 124,763 (June 1, 2019).

Kirishima is home to the beautiful Mt. Kirishima, a national park in the north, and connects to Kinko Bay (Kagoshima Bay) in the south. The city is rich in geothermal resources and has relatively frequent geological activities.



Jiading Fahua Pagoda

The Fahua Pagoda, 40.8 meters tall, is a square, brick-wood structure with seven stories, accessible by ladders.