This symbol of Kagoshima Prefecture is regarded as one of the most active volcanoes in Japan with multiple minor eruptions happening on a daily basis. Situated at the center of Kagoshima Bay, Sakurajima has become a popular tourist attraction among ferry rides in the bay with the highest peak at 1117 meters above sea level. Sakurajima was once an isolated island in the Kagoshima Bay until the eruption of 1914, with the lava flows forming new land connecting this island to the Osumi Peninsula. The Nagisa Lava Trail offers a scenic view of the harbor along its 3 kilometer path. A relaxing foot bath is provided with a full length of around 100 meters for travelers to enjoy while taking in the view of Sakurajima. Varies locations like the Yunohira Observation Point and Kurokami Observation Point , offer a view of Sakurajima with its three main peaks, which consists of Minami-dake, Naka-dake and the highest peak of Kita-dake. The smoke from everyday eruptions can be seen by the observation decks, at times even up close in person with a constant fall of volcanic ash from above. Aside from the destructive power of Sakurajima, it also brings along major benefits including fertile soil, hot springs and specialty local pottery. Sightseeing buses and rental bicycles are also available to provide visitors another method to enjoy this scenic landmark of Kagoshima Prefecture.