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  • Among Japan's most stunning castles is Kumamoto Castle. Kumamoto Castle provides its guests with one of the most comprehensive castle experiences in Japan because of its huge castle grounds and an assortment of buildings.

  • The mountainous Kumamoto Prefecture in central Kyushu is surrounded by a variety of scenery, including lush farmland, a warm seashore, and Aso, Japan's largest grassland area. It has one of the most magnificent volcanic in the entire globe and is home to Japan's largest volcano.

  • is a mascot established by the Kumamoto Prefecture government in Japan. It was developed in 2010 as a marketing initiative to bring visitors to the area!

Kumamoto with

Many historical hints regarding feudal lords' daily lives during the Edo Period may still be found inside the Kumamoto Castle's expansive grounds and distinctive architecture. Many instances of that era's design and construction can be found around Kumamoto, built using the most up-to-date methods at the time by castle master Kato Kiyomasa. Why don't you take your time and look? 

Map of Kumamoto Castle

The Tokaido, Sanyo, and Kyushu Shinkansen offer service between Tokyo and Kumamoto. Along the route, there must be one train change, usually at Shin-Osaka or Hakata Station. Flights between Tokyo and Kumamoto are frequently operated by JAL, ANA, Solaseed Air, and Jetstar Japan.

400-Year History of Kumamoto Castle

The first daimyo (feudal lord) of the Kumamoto castle, Kato Kiyomasa, worked arduously and used cutting-edge tools to complete the iconic Kumamoto castle that we see today in 1607.
  Since that time, Kumamoto Castle has served as the backdrop for numerous notable heroes whose exploits span 400 years of Japanese history. Swordsman Miyamoto Musashi, Tani Tateki, and the Hosokawa family are just a few of the heroes whose names are inscribed on the tablet of the castle's eventful past. So settle back and unwind as we take you on a 400-year journey to Kumamoto Castle as it was before today.

The Four Seasons at Kumamoto Castle

As the seasons change, you can take advantage of the area in new ways thanks to the abundant natural environment that has been preserved in the Kumamoto Castle grounds and the surrounding area. Take a photo in different season and upload in your social media make it look more interesting!

Honmaru-goten Palace

The recreated Honmaru-goten Palace replicates the actual architectural design of the era and was built using illustrations, antique photos, documents, and things that had been found. The stunning architecture of the renovation, which was finished in time for the castle's 400th birthday, transports visitors to a bygone era. For the project, in-depth research on ancient architecture and building techniques was done, and local resources and labor were used whenever possible in the reconstruction.


Open time

Kumamoto Castle 9:00~16:30