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Visit Kumamoto, Japan

Kumamoto is a pleasant castle town which has its place in Kyushu's turbulent history as the island's major government stronghold during the Shogun period.

Kumamoto, Japan

Kumamoto is a pleasant castle town which has its place in Kyushu's turbulent history as the island's major government stronghold during the Shogun period.

With two of Kyushu’s most famous sights the castle and the stroll garden - Kumamoto is a good place to stop in its own right as well as being an excellent base for exploring central Kyushu.

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Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Japan specialists at 1-855-834-8210

Suggested Kumamoto itinerary

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Kumamoto, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.