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Easy-to-Wear Kimono Rental by the Megane Bridge
"This service offers Japanese traditional Kimono for short-time rental so that travelers can have the opportunity to walk around the Megane bridge wearing Kimono like Japanese women in the olden days and take their own pictures with the historical scenery in the background.A professional Kimono dresser will dress yo but this easy-to-wear Kimono dressing service takes only about 15 minutes per person by using the quick-use Obi belts and tools. The venue is located just in front of the Megane Bridge the oldest stone arch bridge in Japan and one of the most photographed places in Nagasaki. After getting dressed in your Kimono you have 30 minutes to walk around the Megane Bridge and take your photos in your beautiful Kimono. You won't need to walk a long distance wearing the traditional Zori sandals that create difficulties walking for people unaccustomed to them since you will arrive at the Megane Bridge as soon as you left the venue.All of the Kimono are made of high-quality silk with beautiful traditional patterns. The plan includes Kimono rental accessories
From JPY1,850.00
 
Easy-to-Wear Kimono Rental by the Megane Bridge
"This service offers Japanese traditional Kimono for short-time rental so that travelers can have the opportunity to walk around the Megane bridge wearing Kimono like Japanese women in the olden days and take their own pictures with the historical scenery in the background.A professional Kimono dresser will dress yo but this easy-to-wear Kimono dressing service takes only about 15 minutes per person by using the quick-use Obi belts and tools. The venue is located just in front of the Megane Bridge the oldest stone arch bridge in Japan and one of the most photographed places in Nagasaki. After getting dressed in your Kimono you have 30 minutes to walk around the Megane Bridge and take your photos in your beautiful Kimono. You won't need to walk a long distance wearing the traditional Zori sandals that create difficulties walking for people unaccustomed to them since you will arrive at the Megane Bridge as soon as you left the venue.All of the Kimono are made of high-quality silk with beautiful traditional patterns. The plan includes Kimono rental accessories
From JPY1,850.00
 
Hot Spring Capital Yufuin Rickshaw Tour
"Kick back and relax while your driver will guide you through the lush green valleys of the European-looking village of Yufuin the unofficial hot spring capital of Japan. Meet your guide any time between 9:30am and 5:30pm at the entrance of the Yufuin train station. You can effortlessly cover the spacious area of the valley and fields and still gain a informative and broad overv rich in arts and culture on a rickshaw.The tours described below are model routes. They may be further customized based on your preferred starting and ending point the length of your tour and points of interests.30 Minute OptionHeading south from the train station and after passing through a narrow street surrounded by high walls you will see the iconic view of Yufuin. Abundant rice fields
From JPY4,500.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Kumamoto

Roast your own mochi

Kumamoto was formerly known as the Fire Nation (Hi no Kuni), an apt moniker to describe the warm nature of people in Kumamoto. This is illustrated by how the farmers at Tomonji Area in Yoshino on Mt...
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Mar 27, 2012

Shinto torchlight ritual at Aso shrine

The Aso fire festival might have been designed to express prayers for a bountiful harvest but it also serves another useful purpose for the visiting tourist: to provide some much-needed warmth in this...
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Mar 27, 2012

Visit the International Centre in Kumamoto City

Wifi is hard to find in Japan--not even your trusty Macdonalds outlet in Kumamoto provides Wifi. Hence, the International Centre in Kumamoto City which is incidentally located very near Kumamoto...
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Mar 25, 2012

Unkai, the female Buddha volcanos

Five peaks visible from a certain angle are reminiscent of a sleeping woman, and you don't want this woman to wake up because she might blow her top! Each of the five peaks are extinct volcanos but...
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dlandt
Jan 20, 2008

Noh Theater, in Suizenji Jojuen Garden

No Theater is a stage performs the No which is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century.[Back to Suizenji Jojuen Garden]
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gogonicetrip
Apr 20, 2007

Gohyaku Rakan or the 500 Disciples of Buddha

These were carved over a 24 year period. It is on a hill overlooking the city. A very peaceful place to relax and reflect. The Reigando Cave is in the same area. This is where many great minds of...
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Skibbe
Aug 11, 2004
 
 
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Famous Battle of two great Swordmen

Musashi's most well known duel was in 1612. It was suppose to take place at 8 o'clock in the morning on a small island near Shimonoseki. But Musashi was late. Waiting for the sun to raise for his...
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R.Dettmann
Nov 19, 2003

Mount Aso.

MOUNT ASO: World's largest caldera! Circumference = 130 km (80 mi). Basically this is a series of 5 volcanic cones of which Mount Nakadake is still active. Hot springs abound in this area & a...
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Sharrie
Aug 25, 2002

Visit Shimabara! The city lies...

Visit Shimabara! The city lies actually in Nagasaki prefecture and is far by road, but you can take a ferry ship from Kumamoto port and reach the city within one hour.The city has lot of sights and is...
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TWINE
Aug 25, 2002

Ever heard about the 'Minamata...

Ever heard about the 'Minamata disease'?? In the city of Minamata (Kumamoto prefecture), the local chemical industry released mercury containing waste into the sea; the metal accumulated in the local...
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TWINE
Aug 25, 2002

To visit a mountain temple,...

To visit a mountain temple, one has to climb 3333 steps somewhere within Kumamoto prefecture. Note - this is NOT a simple walk in the park, so come prepared for a sweating 2-hours excercise!!The good...
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TWINE
Aug 25, 2002

Musashi's wooden oar

You can find the weapons of Musashi and Kojiro in the Shimada Art Museum.It is not very far off from Kumamoto-jo... I walked.
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R.Dettmann
Apr 04, 2011

Kokindenju Room, in Suizenji Jojuen Garden

Under construction[Back to Suizenji Jojuen Garden]
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Apr 20, 2007

Statue of Tadayoshi Hosokawa

Under construction[Back to Suizenji Jojuen Garden]
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Apr 20, 2007

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Top Things to Do in Kumamoto

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Shrines

There was a very beautiful and colourful inari fox shrine and a shinto shrine very near one of the castle gates. I liked the fact that the inarl shrine had lucky cat purification wash basins. I have...
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Kumamoto Castle

Get to Kumamoto Castle by taking the tram from Kumamoto Station. A journey costs 150 yen, pay when you exit. The castle is open from 8.30am to 5.30pm. Adm is 500 yen. The original castle was built in...
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Top 5 Kumamoto Writers

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dlandt

"Kumamoto"
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yumyum

"Welcome to Kumamoto"
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gogonicetrip

"Kumamoto"
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R.Dettmann

"The area Musashi selected for his last years"
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sayaka_i

"WELCOME TO MY HOME TOWN!!!"
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