Josaien, which is located at the foot of Kumamoto castle, is a major tourist attraction. There is a museum that shows the history of the region, and there`s also a shopping arcade where a bunch of shops are selling shops that are unique to Kumamoto prefecture. Try out the delicious food and bring home some unique souvenirs.
Kumamoto Castle/ Shiyakusho-mae Station
How to get to Josaien
1. From Kumamoto-ekimae Station, take the Kumamoto Tramway Route A 7 stops to Kumamoto Castle / Shiyakusho-mae station.
15 mins (170 yen)
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WHAT TO DO IN Kumamoto
Kumamoto is a city/prefecture in Kyushu. It`s home to the mascot we all love Kumamon! Kumamoto was hit very hard in the earthquakes of 2016, and sight seeing attractions such as Kumamoto Castle were seriously damaged. Kumamoto city hopes to repair the damage of the main area by 2019. Many people are traveling to the Kyushu area and spending money to support the Kyushu people.
Another great hot springs town. Choose from a wide variety of ryokans and enjoy many different hot springs.