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Culture in Kumamoto

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Kumamon Square

Kumamon Square

Kumamon Square is the" "office" "of the famous mascot Kumamon of Kumamoto Prefecture. The bear mascot was created in 2011 to ...

Kumamoto
Lafcadio Hearn Residence

Lafcadio Hearn Residence

Lafcadio Hearn was born in Greece in 1850 to a father from Ireland and a mother from Greece. He was a British explorer who ca...

Kumamoto
Kumamoto Castle

Kumamoto Castle

Kumamoto Castle is the third largest castle in Japan and one of its most popular historic sites. Originally built in the earl...

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
Heike no Sato

Heike no Sato

Mandy Bartok

Explore the hidden home of the Heike Clan in the mountains of Gokanosho in southern Kumamoto Prefecture

Kumamoto