Sakurajima – You can take a quick ferry ride from Kagoshima to a volcano island (and come on — who can resist going to a volcano island?). It has some seriously scenic views.
Sengan-en – Sengan-en is a really interesting former residence from the 1600s that features some stunning gardens and a hiking trail that leads to a breathtaking view of the city.
Tmtrmnstr – Tmtrmnstr is a ramen joint in Kagoshima that serves a fusion dish that combines traditional ramen and spaghetti with tomato sauce. It sounds like it should be horrible. It’s shockingly delicious.