Kumamoto-ken Things to Do
And the procession begins!
And the procession begins!
Uto Yagura turret
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Tsuetate is a hot-springs resort with 1800 years of long history and the gorgeous hotels and Ryokan (Japanese inn ) stand in a row along Tsuetate river.Koinobori (carp-shaped flags traditionally flown in Japan to celebrate Children’s Day) Festival is held in April to May; more than 3500 Koinobori of various colors flying over the Tsuetate river can be seen.
Hitoyoshi is a city located Hitoyoshi Basin of the south region of Kumamoto surrounded by Kyushu mountains, and is called A Little Kyoto in Kyushu blessed with abundant mature.Its cultural property, temples, shrine and historical spots attract many people.Where to visit and what to do1) Hitoyosi Castle ruin2) Mechanical clock at JR Hitoyoshi Station3) Hinamatsuri, is a Girl's Festival in March4) Kuma River, enjoy a thrilling rafting5) Singu Family's Buke-yashiki, is a house of military nobility[Back to Kumamoto-ken]
Hitoyoshi Castle ruin
Hitoyoshi Castle was the residence of the Sagara family who governed the Hitoyoshi-Kuma region for over 700 years, until Meiji restoration. When the castle was reconstructed in 1199, a unique stone with a crescent silhouette was found. Thus, the castle is also known as " Sengetsu" (crescent) castle. Today, some parts of the ruins of Hitoyoshi castle have been restored to their original state, and are now a popular place for local and tourists alike to visit.[Back to Kumamoto-ken]
Tsujunkyo is an arch stone bridge used as a irrigation canal for rice field, and was made in 1854 in Yabe where is the south of Aso.[Back to Kumamoto-ken]
Kurokawa Onsen is one of popular hot spring in Japan located in Minami Oguni in the area of Aso-Kujyu National Park.About 30 Ryokan lie along a steep-sided valley beside the river.You can experience Japanese Onsen culture at this area, since the development of the Onsen has been well done, with not a neon sign or a taraoke bar, or pachinko parlour in site.[Back to Kumamoto-ken]
Amakusa Gokyo, the Pearl Line
Amakusa Gokyo (Amakusa five bridges), is a general term for five bridges which connects from Misumi at the Udo peninsula to the Oyano island, the Nagaura island, Ikejima, Maejima, and Amakusa Kamishima, was built in 1966.The area on the National road route 266 called as the Pearl Line since pearl culture is prosperous.[Back to Home of Kumamoto-ken]
Aso San and Museum
It was rainy during my trip to Aso San. As a result, we couldn't really see the real volcano as it was very foggy as well.
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