Takamori Saigo

  

This is a statue of Takamori Saigo who took an active part in the Meiji Restoration.

He finished his life here in Kagoshima.

You can also find a statue of Toshimitsu Okubo in the town. 

There is a museum dedicated to the Meiji Restoration here ( Ishin Furusato kan ).

You can learn about the history of Satuma.

http://ishinfurusatokan.info/pdf/panf_english.pdf