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Culture in Kumamoto

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Cycling in Kinokura 7

Cycling in Kinokura

Bonson Lam

Who would have thought that Kumamoto is the adventure capital of Kyushu? Here you can go snowboarding and earlier in the same...

Kumamoto
Kikuka Winery Festival 2024

Kikuka Winery Festival 2024

Kim

Taking place throughout Golden Week (April 29th through to May 5th), the Kikuka Wine Festival celebrates this much-loved beve...

Kumamoto
Tateyama Shoten

Tateyama Shoten

Kathryn Wortley

Boasting more than 140 years of history, Tateyama Shoten in Kumamoto Prefecture’s historic city of Hitoyoshi suits tea aficio...

Kumamoto
Kokuzo Shrine 12

Kokuzo Shrine

Ekaterina Bespyatova

Kokuzo shrine is featured in the Engishiki, a thousand-year-old book from the Heian period. It's one of the oldest shrines in...

Kumamoto
Katashiwa Inari Shrine 6

Katashiwa Inari Shrine

Bonson Lam

The shrines made be dressed with black banners and the maidens warming the crowds with sake, but do the sparrows and crows kn...

Kumamoto
Shimomiya Shrine

Shimomiya Shrine

Ekaterina Bespyatova

Shimomiya Shrine in Aso might seem small and unremarkable, but it's home to a unique Shinto ritual that is classified as Impo...

Kumamoto