A model itinerary for enjoying Kumamoto to the fullest, including Kumamoto Castle, Mount Aso, and the Christian settlements of Amakusa.

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Kumamoto Prefecture in the Kyushu region has many scenic spots, such as the Aso region, which boasts magnificent natural beauty, and Amakusa, where historical sites of hidden Christians remain, but both are located far from the center of the prefecture. In this article, we will introduce a three-day...

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Required time

3 days/2 nights

Transportation
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First day

1
Suizenji Jojuen

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10 minutes

2
Kumamoto Castle

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5 minutes

3
Korantei Shimotori main store

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5 minutes

4
Kumamon Square

Once you have enjoyed your stroll and shopping, it will be evening. Have dinner in the city and then head to your accommodation.

the 2nd day

5
Kusasenrigahama

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7 minutes

6
Aso Nakadake Crater

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1 hr

7
Kurokawa Onsen

Third day

8
Kurokawa Onsen

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4 hours

9
Sakitsu Village in Amakusa

Enjoy the spectacular mountain and sea views in Kumamoto

Kumamoto Prefecture boasts beautiful nature, including mountains and the sea. In addition to the above, there are many other tourist spots within the prefecture. However, the number of public transportation services within the prefecture is limited, so if you want to visit multiple spots, we recommend renting a car.

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