7 Must-Visit Kumamoto Tourist Spots Recovering from the 2016 Earthquake

Located in Kyushu, Kumamoto Prefecture has many popular tourist attractions such as Kurokawa Onsen (Kurokawa Hot Springs) in Aso and Kumamoto Castle. However, a magnitude 7 earthquake struck it in 2016, damaging many historical buildings. Consequently, the number of tourists dropped. However, it’s still an attractive place to visit, and the number of tourists are increasing. Continue reading to find out which must-see tourist spots are making a huge recovery, then add them to your travel itinerary!

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Tokyo (Narita) to Kumamoto Station, Kumamoto

    1. Narita Airport

      1 h 55 min

      From 6,000 yen

    2. Aso Kumamoto Airport

      • Bus


      800 yen

    3. Kumamoto Station

All listed travel times and costs are approximate.