A Stroll through Kurokawa Onsen

Magical views and local specialities

By Yui Yamaguchi    - 1 min read

Kurokawa Onsen is the pride and joy of Kumamoto Prefecture, and strolling through this little spa town is one of its many pleasures. I recommend you first get a map from the information center (see photo). Time flies quickly as you take in the many restaurants, cafes, and stores selling pickles, liquor, rice crackers, sweets, ceramics and other local attractions. End your visit at the Ashiyu or foot spa, warming you up and taking your tiredness away.

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Yui Yamaguchi

Yui Yamaguchi @iyu.mura

Born & grew up in Kumamoto, Yui studied and worked in Osaka before immigrating to Australia. She lived in Adelaide and Sydney prior to moving to Brisbane. Her passion is reporting on the great things of Kumamoto and Japan to everyone around the world in a serious, interesting and funny way. Her favorite travel writer is Makoto Shina.   熊本生まれ、熊本育ち、大阪に学び職務経験を積み、オーストラリアに移住。アデレード、シドニーを経て、ブリズベン在住。熊本、また日本のすばらしいところを国内、海外にまじめに、面白、おかしく発信したいと思っています。好きなトラベルライターは椎名誠。

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