Untapped Kumamoto

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Seiwa Bunraku ( 清和文楽 ) in Yamato Town, the only Bunraku theater in Kyushu

Shioisha Spring ( 塩井社水源 ) and Shioi Shrine ( 塩井神社 ) in Minamiaso Village (南阿蘇村)

Seta Shrine (瀬田神社) in Ozu Town (大津町), one of the Kumamoto Earthquake Museum (熊本地震震災ミュージアム) which aims at passing on stories of the earthquake to the next generations

Ayu-no-se Ohashi Bridge (鮎の瀬大橋) ~ a new legacy in stone culture, Yamato Town ~

Tori-no-koduka Park (鳥の小塚公園) in Minamiaso Village ~ Untapped place for the great view of southern Aso ~

Asora restaurant and cafe (あそら食堂&カフェ) in Aso ~ vegetarian-friendly organic cafe ~

Shimo Shrine (Frost Shrine, 霜神社) and Hitaki Shinji Ritual (火焚神事) wishing the god of Aso not to bring frost before harvesting

Kiyomizu Temple (清水寺) in Nishi-ku, Kumamoto City ~ Explore around Kumamoto Station! ~

Mt. Hanaoka (花岡山) where you can see great view of Kumamoto City and Stupa which was built wishing for world peace

Early Morning Hot Air Balloon Ride Experience in Aso

Cafe Tenoha an (喫茶 てのは an) in Takamori Town (高森町) , Aso county

METRO CAFE (メトロカフェ) in Yamaga City (山鹿市) stands along the historical Buzen-kaido Road

Koike Spring (小池水源) in Minamiaso Village (南阿蘇村) Explore Springs and get away from the heat!

Kitaoka Shrine(北岡神社) in Kumamoto City ~Enjoy stories of the deity Susanoo who succeeded to regain his honor and Otemoyan who is from the most famous folk song in Kumamoto~

Pilgrimage of “Otemoyan(おてもやん)” ~Visit places sung in the most famous folk song in Kumamoto!~

Journey of Otemoyan(おてもやん) and the writer of the song, the most famous folk song in Kumamoto

Nagano Aso Shrine(長野阿蘇神社) and Kaguraden Hall(神楽殿) where you can see the dynamic Nagano Iwato Kagura Performance(長野岩戸神楽) in Minamiaso Village(南阿蘇村)

『HIKE』cafe, bar and hostel complex in Tamana City that bonds creators, producers and consumers closely.

Cedar of Lord Takamori(Takamori-don-no Sugi, 高森殿の杉) in Takamori Town, Power Spot with extraordinary-looking cedar and surrounding which is like a world of Ghibli film.

Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Shrine(上色見熊野座神社) in Takamori Town(高森町) ~Entering an Another World, Mystic Shrine which was portrayed in famous animation film~

Sensuikyo(仙酔峡) in Aso where you will immerse yourself in its beauty and elegant Kyushu Azalea(ミヤマキリシマ, Miyama Kirishima).

Mt. Tawara Observatory(俵山展望所) in Minamiaso Village(南阿蘇村) where you can enjoy the southern part of Aso Caldera.

Kihara Fudoson Temple(木原不動尊) in Minami-ku, Kumamoto City ~Famous for Glaring Fudo Myoo Statue and Fire Walking~

Rokuden Shrine(六殿神社) in Kumamoto City famous for vivid vermilion Tower Gate built with no nails

Meoto Waterfall(夫婦滝) in Minamioguni Town(南小国町) ~ Beautiful Work of Art that Husband and Wife Waterfall and Beams of Light Create~

Tachioka Nature Park(立岡自然公園) in Uto City(宇土市), Kumamoto ~2,000 Sakura trees and Lakes which Kiyomasa Kato(加藤清正) had involved in~

Controlled Burning(野焼き, NOYAKI) ~ Essential activity to maintain the beautiful grassland in Aso passed on for over 1,000 years~

Fujisakidai Camphor Trees(藤崎台のクスノキ群) which have watched over Kumamoto for over 1,000 years

Chokouen(釣耕園) Lovely Japanese Garden and Secret Hideaway, in Shimasaki, Kumamoto City

Climbing Mt. Iida(飯田山) in Mashiki Town(益城町) where you can overlook Kumamoto City

Spa Thalasso Amakusa(スパ・タラソ天草) in Kamiamakusa, Kumamoto ~Relax with Open-air bath, Thalasso therapy and fresh seafood cuisine!~

Climbing Mt. Taromaru and Mt. Jiromaru in Kamiamakusa city, Kumamoto where you can enjoy two lovely brother-mountains at once!

Shokutaku mano(食卓mano) in Hana no gakko(花のがっこう) ~Lovely restaurant on Tobase island in Uki city where you can feel at ease and yourself again~

Kokuzo shrine(国造神社) which has strong connection between Aso shrine and active volcano Mt. Nakadake in Aso, Kumamoto.

Hitoyoshi craft park Ishino park(人吉クラフトパーク石野公園) where we can experience Kumamoto’s traditional workshops

Kuma River Boat Cruise(球磨川下り)in Hitoyoshi Kumamoto

Uemura unagiya(上村うなぎ屋)~grilled eel restaurant in Hitoyoshi Kumamoto~

Kanome waterfall(鹿の目の滝) ~one of the best 100 waterfalls and consists of 3 kinds of waterfalls, Hitoyoshi Kumamoto~

Kawara-soba restaurant, Nishihara village, Aso Kumamoto 【SHIKISOKUZEKU(四季即贅喰)】

Nabegataki waterfall(鍋ヶ滝),Oguni-town, Aso ~beautiful curtain look waterfall~

FLAVÉDO par LISETTE ~fruit parlor where you can enjoy seasonal Kumamoto fruits parfait~

HISAKI FUJITAKE ~An English-speaking hair salon in Kumamoto for cut, styling and hair donation~

Shakain(釈迦院) ~temple standing up to the 3333 stone steps, Kumamoto~

3,333 stone steps in Misato-town, Kumamoto ; Japan’s NO1!

Gorougataki waterfall(五老ヶ滝) ~dynamic waterfall in Yamato-town, Kumamoto which was depicted in the historical hand scroll~

Tsujunkyo bridge(通潤橋) in Yamato-town Kumamoto ~Stone Bridge that bound people and life~

The keystone garden in Misato-town Kumamoto ~organic cafe standing in front of Reidaikyo bridge(霊台橋)~

Reidaikyo bridge(霊台橋) in Misato-town Kumamoto ~Learn about the history of stone bridges and stonemasons in Kumamoto~

SHIRAITO WATERFALL(白糸の滝) in Nishihara-village, Aso Kumamoto

Shodai-yaki pottery festival in Nankan-town Kumamoto ~Learn about traditional Shoudai-yaki pottery~

Ukishima Kumanomasu Shrine(浮島熊野坐神社) Kashima-town Kumamoto ~Worships two gods who are believed to create Japan~

Ukishima(浮島) in Kashima-town Kumamoto~Breathtaking Sunrise and Beautiful Pond~

Okamoto Tofu(岡本とうふ) ~Tofu restaurant in Oguni-Town Aso Kumamoto~

Hyakka Hyakusai festival(山鹿灯籠浪漫百華百彩) 2019 in Yamaga Kumamoto

Furaibou(風来望) ~Guest House in the west coast of Amakusa Kumamoto~

Myoken-ura Coast(妙見浦) ~beauty of west coast of Amakusa Kumamoto~

Sakitsu Village(﨑津集落) in Amakusa Kumamoto ~History of Hidden Christianity~

Okadome Kofuku Station(おかどめ幸福駅) ~Lovely local station in Asagiri-town Kumamoto~

Christmas Market Kumamoto 2018

Autumn colors illumination at Hosokawa Residence

English Market Vol.3

あまみや(Amamiya) Japanese cafe

みずあかり2018(Mizu-akari festival)

石の風車(Stone Windmills) in 一本松公園(Ipponmatsu-park)


湯の端公園 あし湯(Yunohashi-kouen Ashiyu) Footbath

手打ちそば たか木(Teuchi-soba Takaki) Soba restaurant

日輪寺(Nichirin-ji temple)

矢谷渓谷(Yatani gorge)

きくち夏祭り2018 (Kikuchi Summer Festival)

どろっぷす&南阿蘇珈琲(Drops & Minami aso coffee) Vegetable restaurant & coffee

御輿来海岸(Okoshiki shore) ripple marks

太一商店(Taichi shoten)ramen restaurant

Chique ~ 昭和レトロカフェ(Showa retro cafe)~

鍋松原海岸(Nabe matsubara shore) ~Day trip to Tamana④~

蓮華院誕生寺(Rengein tanjou ji) ~Day trip to Tamana③~

うさぎや Cafe Usagiya ~Day trip to Tamana②~

花菖蒲祭り Iris festival ~Day trip to Tamana①~

茶房 玉蘭 (Sabou Gyokuran) Chinese tea house

まる鉄(Marutetsu) Okonomiyaki restaurant

蛍 Fireflies ~ Day trip to Kikuchi ④ ~

足湯&ソフトクリーム foot bath & softy ~ Day trip to Kikuchi ③ ~

菊池渓谷 Kikuchi keikoku ~ Day trip to Kikuchi ② ~

鞍岳 (Mt.Kura-dake) ~ Day trip to Kikuchi ① ~

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