Kumamoto Prefecture (F{, Kumamoto-ken) is located along the west coast of Kyushu. Its prefectural capital is Kumamoto City. Kumamoto is known for Mount Aso and hot spring resorts such as Kurokawa Onsen.

Top destinations in Kumamoto

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Aso

Active volcano with a huge ancient caldera.
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Kumamoto

Modern city most famous for its castle.
3.7 / 5
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Minamata

From pollution site to environmental model city.
2.9 / 5
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Amakusa

Remote islands with a large Christian population.
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