Articles for Sehenswertes und Ausflüge in Kumamoto



This mountain village, southeast of the mighty Mount Aso, is known for Japanese legends and its beautiful ravines.

Hosokawa Gyôbu-tei in Kumamoto

Hosokawa Gyôbu-tei

Former residence of high-ranking samurai, Hosokawa Gyôbu-tei, in the Kumamoto Castle park, lets us relive the lives of aristocrats in the Edo period.

Takamori village

The village of Takamori is on Kyushu island. It's at the foot of Mount Aso, an active volcano in Kumamoto prefecture, located southwest of the huge caldera.

The summits of the Aso caldera, seen from Kusasenri.

Mount Aso


At the heart of Kyushu, the volcanic massif offers snowy peaks, spas, wild landscapes and ancient traditions.