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Kumamoto Travel Guide

Kumamoto (熊本) is a capital of Kumamoto pref. Therefore, the downtown of Kumamoto is the biggest shopping district in Kumamoto. In the city, there is Kumamoto castle which is one of the three major Japanese castles. There are many historical sight in Kumamoto. Miyamoto Musashi, the most famous sword master in the world, spent last days here, and wrote "Gorin no Sho." Northern area has many Onsen.

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Area Distribution : Kumamoto

Kumamoto Castle

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Access to Kumamoto

By Car

Use Kyusyu Express Way to south. Exit at Kumamoto.

By Train

Use Kyusyu Shinkansen to Kumamoto Station.

Sightseeing Guide: Kumamoto

Kumamoto (熊本) is a capital of Kumamoto pref. Therefore, the downtown of Kumamoto is the biggest shopping district in Kumamoto. In the city, there is Kumamoto castle which is one of the three major Japanese castles. There are many historical sight in Kumamoto. Miyamoto Musashi, the most famous sword master in the world, spent last days here, and wrote "Gorin no Sho." Northern area has many Onsen.