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Kumamoto overview

Kumamoto is notable for its historical sites, castle, and shops. You can learn about the local heritage of Kumamoto at landmarks like Kumamoto Castle and Catholic Tetori Church. A stop at other sights like Shinshigai Shotengai and Sakura-no-baba Josaien will create memories.

Where to stay in Kumamoto

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, Kumamoto has the right hotel for you. There are 43 hotels in Kumamoto and you can shop as many as 27 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 20%. Our room prices start at 23 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Kumamoto as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 20 4-star hotels from 37 USD per night
  • • 57 3-star hotels from 34 USD per night

How to get to Kumamoto

Fly into Kumamoto (KMJ), 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from central Kumamoto.

Train stations include:
  • • Fujisakigumae station (0.2 mi/0.4 km from the city center)
  • • Suizenji station (0.2 mi/0.4 km from the city center)
  • • Kumamoto Minami Station (1 mi/1.6 km from the city center)

What to see around Kumamoto

Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Kumamoto Castle
  • • Catholic Tetori Church
  • • Sakura-no-baba Josaien
  • • Kato Shrine
  • • Hosokawa Gyobutei
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Kitaoka Nature Park
  • • Ishigamiyama Park
  • • Suizenji Gardens
  • • Tatsuta Nature Park
  • • Kumamoto Zoo and Botanical Garden
Here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Shinshigai Shotengai
  • • Kokai Shopping Street
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto
  • • Kumamoto Prefectural Traditional Crafts Centre
  • • Kumamoto Prefectural Art Museum
  • • Former Residence of Natsume Soseki
  • • Fujisaki Hachimangu

When to visit Kumamoto

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

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: 0.31 inches
  • • April-June: 0.43 inches
  • • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • • October-December: 0.31 inches