Kumamoto Castle in Kyushu, Japan

Kumamoto Travel Guide

Kumamoto Prefecture | Travel Guide

While Kumamoto prefecture on southern island Kyushu in Japan might not be a typical destination for international tourists, it has plenty to offer in terms of nature and history. Active volcano Mt. Aso is one of the region’s main attractions with its green hills and amazing views. In this travel guide, you can read what else there is to do in Kumamoto!

Kumamoto Castle gives you a peek into the lives and times of the samurai. Nearby Suizenji Jojuen Garden is one of the best landscape gardens in Japan. During the hot summer days, a visit to Shirakawa Springs will cool you right down. Train lovers will want to take a ride on the SI Hitoyoshi steam locomotive.