Kumamoto

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If you ever find yourself thinking: "What is Kumamoto known for?" this article will answer your question and satisfy your thirst for knowledge! From its many forested mountains and clear sea to the charm of its shrines and hidden away hot springs, Kumamoto Prefecture is known for being home to a wealth of gorgeous scenery, all so picturesque you won't stop taking photos! Read on to discover the 25 best picturesque spots to visit while in Kumamoto Prefecture!

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Kumamoto Castle is located in Kumamoto City on the southernmost Japanese main island of Kyushu, about six hours and a distance of approximately 1300 km (800 miles) from Tokyo, or about 3.5 hours from Osaka (Shin-Osaka Station) by Shinkansen. Kumamoto Castle is one of the three most famous castles that travelers should see when visiting Japan (the other two castles being Himeji and Matsumoto Castles) [1]. A large-scale renovation of the inner castle was completed in Dec 2007, in time for the…

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For Kumamoto prefecture, what else could I introduce than the area’s mighty castle? The stronghold has stood the test of time and weathered many a storm and earthquake over the years. While it sustained heavy damage in the 2016 earthquake, even this wasn’t enough to completely fell the mighty structure.  Nevertheless, much of the compound was heavily compromised with some portions collapsing entirely. While the main keep is slated to be repaired within three years, the whole restoration process Kumamoto, Instagram, World, Kumamoto Castle, Stronghold, Earthquake, Japanese Culture, Castle, Building

For Kumamoto prefecture, what else could I introduce than the area’s mighty castle? The stronghold has stood the test of time and weathered many a storm and earthquake over the years. While it sustained heavy damage in the 2016 earthquake, even this wasn’t enough to completely fell the mighty structure. Nevertheless, much of the compound was heavily compromised with some portions collapsing entirely. While the main keep is slated to be repaired within three years, the whole restoration…

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