Kumamoto

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The capital of Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamoto (熊本) is a major city on Kyushu's west coast with a population of 650,000. The city is most famous for its castle, which is one of Japan's largest and most complete.

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Kumamoto Castle

Beautiful reconstruction of the original castle.

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Side Trips from Kumamoto

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Kurokawa Onsen

Hot spring town with attractive town and baths.

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Mount Aso

Active volcano with a huge ancient caldera.

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Minamata

From pollution site to environmental model city.

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Last updated: December 16, 2014
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