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Aso volcano mountain and farmer village in Kumamoto, Japan = Shutterstock

Aso volcano mountain and farmer village in Kumamoto, Japan = Shutterstock

Kumamoto Prefecture: Best Attractions and Things to do

Kumamoto is often referred to as "country of fire." Because in Kumamoto prefecture, there is Mt. Aso that still continues volcanic activity. It is a popular course in Kumamoto prefecture to see this volcano. Kumamoto castle in Kumamoto city is now restoring because part of it was broken in the 2016 big earthquake.

Outline of Kumamoto

Kumamoto Castle with cherry blossoms in spring. Kumamoto, Japan.Kumamoto Castle is currently under repair = Shutterstock

Kumamoto Castle with cherry blossoms in spring. Kumamoto, Japan.Kumamoto Castle is currently under repair = Shutterstock

Map of Kumamoto

Map of Kumamoto

 

 

Kumamoto Castle

 

Aso

 

Kikuchi

Kikuchi Keikoku (Kikuchi Gorge) in Kumamoto Prefecture1
Photos: Kikuchi Keikoku (Kikuchi Gorge)

Have you heard of Kikuchi Keikoku (Kikuchi Gorge) in Kumamoto Prefecture? Speaking of a beautiful mountain stream in Japan, I first associate it with the Oirase stream (Aomori prefecture) in the Tohoku region of Honshu. The Oirase stream has become more and more popular in recent years, but the Kikuchi Keikoku ...

 

Okoshiki Coast

Okoshiki Coast in the Ariake Sea, Kyushu = Shutterstock

Okoshiki Coast in the Ariake Sea, Kyushu = Shutterstock

Okoshiki Coast in the Ariake Sea, Kyushu = Shutterstock 1
Photos: Okoshiki Coast in the Ariake Sea, Kyushu

The Ariake Sea in Kyushu is a bay with a large difference between low tide and high tide. At low tide, a vast tidal flat appears. Especially at Okoshiki Kaigan (Okoshiki Coast, Kumamoto Prefecture) you can watch the best sunsets as you can see on this page! Table of ContentsPhotos of ...

 

 

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Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.

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2020-05-14

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