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Kumamoto is calling! Discover its castle, history, parks, and more.

Venture to top sights like Kumamoto Castle as you discover Kumamoto—a city also notable for its historic sites.

Where to stay in Kumamoto

Kumamoto featuring landscape views, mountains and tranquil scenes

Chuo Ward

5/5Exceptional!(1 area review)

If you're spending some time in Chuo Ward, Kumamoto Castle and Catholic Tetori Church are top sights worth seeing.

Chuo Ward
熊本県 にぼらや
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Shimotori

If you're looking for some top things to see and do in Shimotori and surrounding area, you can visit Kumamoto Castle and Kumamoto City Hall.

Shimotori
Kita Ward, Kumamoto, Japan

Kita Ward

While visiting Kita Ward, you might make a stop by sights like Musashizuka Park and Tabaruzaka Museum.

Kita Ward
熊本県 江津湖
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Higashi Ward

While visiting Higashi Ward, you might make a stop by sights like Kumamoto Zoo and Botanical Garden and Suizenji Ezuko Park.

Higashi Ward
熊本県 霊厳禅寺
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Nishi Ward

4/5Very Good!(1 area review)

While visiting Nishi Ward, you might make a stop by sights like Toge no Chaya Park and Reigando Temple.

Nishi Ward

Top Hotels in Kumamoto

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Nest Hotel Kumamoto
Nest Hotel Kumamoto
3 out of 5
4-39 Karashima-cho, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, Kumamoto-ken
¥3,802
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

Located in Chuo Ward, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Shinshigai Shotengai and Kumamoto Castle. Kumamoto City Hall and Sakura-no-baba Josaien are also ...

3.8/5Good! (900 reviews)

"-Staff attitude can be improved, not really helpful. -Room a bit small & not enough socket that clients have to use the socket inside the toilet. -Breakfast ok. Don't expect too much, just simple breakfast +Hotel situated near Castle, dinning and shopping area. Close to the bus terminal, get to the ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Nest Hotel Kumamoto
Hotel Trusty Premier Kumamoto
Hotel Trusty Premier Kumamoto
3 out of 5
3-20 Sakuramachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, Kumamoto
¥9,818
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

Located in Chuo Ward, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Shinshigai Shotengai and Kumamoto Castle. Kumamoto City Hall and Sakura-no-baba Josaien are also ...

4.2/5Excellent! (68 reviews)

"Location is great"…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020

Hotel Trusty Premier Kumamoto
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kumamoto
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kumamoto
3 out of 5
1-20, Kouya Imamachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, Kumamoto
¥5,739
per night
Mar 8 - Mar 9

Located in Chuo Ward, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Shinshigai Shotengai and Kumamoto Castle. Kumamoto City Hall and Sakura-no-baba Josaien are also within ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,088 reviews)

"Easy to park the car , next to hotel. Breakfast is ok"…"

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Mitsui Garden Hotel Kumamoto

Popular things to do in Kumamoto

Kumamoto Castle
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Kumamoto Castle

4/5(28 reviews)

You can learn more about the history of Kumamoto during your trip to a well-known site like Kumamoto Castle. Wander the parks or discover the area's hot springs.

Honmyo-ji Temple
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Honmyo-ji Temple

You can find out about the history of Hanazono with a stop at Honmyo-ji Temple. Make time to visit the temples and zoo while you're in the area.

Top activities in Kumamoto

Kumamoto Amakusa Misakitei Kaiseki & Onsen (Bus Ticket Free)
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Kumamoto Amakusa Misakitei Kaiseki & Onsen (Bus Ticket Free)

¥7,134
Per adult
Kumamoto Amakusa Gokyo Cruise (Bus Ticket Included)
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Kumamoto Amakusa Gokyo Cruise (Bus Ticket Included)

¥4,719
Per adult
Kyushu Line2 : Kumamoto+Yanagawa+Yame
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Kyushu Line2 : Kumamoto+Yanagawa+Yame

¥8,900
Per adult

Reviews of Kumamoto

4.4

Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Emi

Jan 28, 2020

Wonderful city with a lot of history and pride.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jan 2, 2020

Aso is a place near by Kumamoto downtown, if you have a rental car, I would suggest you visiting there.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 9, 2019

If I had time to relax I’ll be back this place...

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Jun 26, 2019

We didnt get ro spend a y time there because all the lockers at 5he train station were closed off for the G20 summit

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