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Statues

Kagoshima loves its statues. It feels like there are new statues every time I come back. This is a small sampling of what I’ve walked past so far.

The statue of Saigo Takamori is probably the most well-known in Kagoshima, but I haven’t been over there yet this time.

[![Three Samurai, Kagoshima](https://blog.ashryan.io/content/images/2014/05/Three-Samurai-Kagoshima-Ash-Ryan-Beats-web.jpg)](https://blog.ashryan.io/content/images/2014/05/Three-Samurai-Kagoshima-Ash-Ryan-Beats-web.jpg)“English warships appear in Kagoshima bay”
[![Woman in Kimono, Kagoshima](https://blog.ashryan.io/content/images/2014/05/Woman-in-Kimono-Kagoshima-Ash-Ryan-Beats-web.jpg)](https://blog.ashryan.io/content/images/2014/05/Woman-in-Kimono-Kagoshima-Ash-Ryan-Beats-web.jpg)Let’s get wild and call this one “Woman in kimono”
[![Toshimichi Okubo statue](https://blog.ashryan.io/content/images/2014/05/Toshimichi-Okubo-Ash-Ryan-Beats-web.jpg)](https://blog.ashryan.io/content/images/2014/05/Toshimichi-Okubo-Ash-Ryan-Beats-web.jpg)Toshimichi Okubo