Kumamoto Vacation Packages
Kumamoto in Kyushu and Okinawa has a population of some 650,000 people.
From here it's roughly 150 miles (241 kilometers) to the northeast to Hiroshima and 190 miles (306 kilometers) to the northwest to Busan, South Korea.
If you are into nature, head to Mount Aso and Aso National Park, two scenic places where visitors to Kumamoto often come to find some tranquility. Come to these great places and discover the biodiversity of the area before enjoying a snack in the preserves’ beautiful grounds.
Don't miss the opportunity to visit the wonderful castles in Kumamoto. The old Kumamoto Castle, a well-known landmark of this city, reflects how nobles lived here with their families and protected their territory from enemy armies.
Suizenji Gardens is one of the most photographed botanical parks around Kumamoto. Bring a picnic, take a few photos, or just soak up the sunshine. This park is the perfect match for all moods and seasons.
One of the more interesting heritage sites in the area is the Hosokawa Gyobutei. Educational and intriguing, it is well worth a trip. Check out the site, snap some pictures and read up about the history that makes it so significant.
Prepare for a few surprises in Kumamoto by spending some time at the Kumamoto Prefectural Traditional Crafts Centre. Take advantage of the quiet atmosphere, ask about any one-off exhibitions, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just explore the treasures of the past.
A place of worship, among the most popular of the many historic attractions in the city, is the Honmyo-ji Temple. Visit this special place to discover its cultural significance and also to admire the architecture.
Kumamoto’s star attractions sometimes overshadow the city’s less renowned, but equally interesting sights such as the Eikokuji.