Sights & Attractions

Lake Miike
A volcanic crater lake that offers camping and natural settings. Good solid 3 hours easy walking trail around the lake. Rumored to be the favourite suicide spot for lost loves. Bungalows are also available. Fishing possible for a fee.

Kirishima Temple 
This temple actually belongs to Kagoshima prefecture, but it sits at the edge of Takaharu.

Sano Shrine
This shrine commemorates what is said to be the birthplace of Emperor Jimmu, Japan’s first emperor.