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Arao overview

Arao is a relaxing place distinct for its historical sites and hot springs, and known for its castle and spas. You're sure to find the coffee and dining options to your liking. Learn about local heritage at landmarks like Shimabara Castle and Hosokawa Gyobutei. Make it a point to see sights like Green Land and Ultraman Land. A business-friendly area, Arao also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Arao

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Arao can comfortably accommodate all visitors. There are 52 hotels in the Arao area and you can shop as many as 12 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 37 3-star hotels with an average price of $36 per night
  • • 12 4-star hotels with an average price of $42 per night

How to get to Arao

Fly in to Saga (HSG-Ariake Saga), 15.3 mi (24.7 km) from downtown Arao. Kumamoto (KMJ) is the next closest major airport, 25 mi (40.3 km) away.

What to see around Arao

It's notable for its hot springs, riverfront, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Jagatani Park
  • • Nabematsubara Beach
  • • Tabaruzaka Park
  • • Shimabara Sports Park
  • • Madogaharu Park
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Aeon Mall Omuta
  • • Kokai Shopping Street
  • • Shinshigai Shotengai
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Green Land
  • • Ultraman Land
  • • Miyazaki Brothers Museum
  • • Omuta City Zoo
  • • Omuta Municipal Miike Carta and History Museum

When to visit Arao

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 63°F day, 35°F night
  • • April-June: 84°F day, 46°F night
  • • July-September: 90°F day, 61°F night
  • • October-December: 77°F day, 37°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.3 inches
  • • April-June: 0.4 inches
  • • July-September: 0.5 inches
  • • October-December: 0.3 inches