Kumamoto Travel Guide

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Kumamoto Overview

The city of Kumamoto is the capital of Kumamoto Prefecture on the west coast of the Japanese island of Kyushu. It has a population of around 650,000.

Kumamoto has a famous restored castle. The original castle was built by Katō Kiyomasa in the sixteenth century. Kumamoto is also home to beautiful gardens and temples.

Kumamoto was struck by a series of earthquakes in April 2016.