Can you eat horse meat raw? That’s just one way to eat this delicacy of Kumamoto.
Kumamoto prefecture’s topography is dominated by volcanic Mt. Aso, and is particularly famous for Kumamoto Castle, one of the greatest Japanese castles that has survived to the present day.
TOKYO (NARITA) TO Kumamoto
Things to Do in Kumamoto
Kumamoto ramen is what has put Kumamoto on the map as a “ramen destination” because of it’s unique taste and popularity.
Kamitori is one of Kumamoto City’s most visited shopping arcades offering numerous cafes, shops and restaurants.
Right down the street from Kamitori Arcade, Shimotori Arcade is the largest shopping arcade in Kumamoto giving travelers many options for shopping, dining, or amusement.
Tsujunkyo Bridge is Japan’s largest stone-arch aqueduct bridge and is used to pump water into the regions rice paddies.
Yamaga Onsen is one of the oldest hot springs in Japan with it’s origins said to be over 370 years old.
The Hinokuni Festival, a 3-day event taking place throughout Kumamoto City in early August.