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Kumamoto overview

Kumamoto is a friendly locale distinct for its historical sites and hot springs, and known for its castle and temples. You'll enjoy Kumamoto's parks and museums, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and walking. Learn about local heritage at landmarks like Yakumo Koizumi Old House in Kumamoto and Kumamoto Castle. Check out local attractions like Shinshigai Shotengai and Catholic Tetori Church. Whatever you're into, Kumamoto has something for you.

Where to stay in Kumamoto

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Kumamoto has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Kumamoto with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Kumamoto hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Kumamoto hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Kumamoto

Fly in to Kumamoto (KMJ), 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from downtown Kumamoto. Saga (HSG-Ariake Saga) is the next closest major airport, 33.8 mi (54.3 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Fujisakigumae station
  • • Suizenji station
  • • Kumamoto Minami Station

What to see around Kumamoto

Memorable for its castle, historical sites, temples, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Yakumo Koizumi Old House in Kumamoto
  • • Kumamoto Castle
  • • Catholic Tetori Church
  • • Sakura-no-baba Josaien
  • • Kato Shrine
Its hot springs and parks offer a glimpse of the natural beauty, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Kitaoka Nature Park
  • • Ishigamiyama Park
  • • Suizenji Gardens
  • • Tatsuta Nature Park
  • • Kumamoto Zoo and Botanical Garden
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • Shinshigai Shotengai
  • • Kokai Shopping Street
  • • Aeon Mall Kumamoto Clair
  • • Aeon Mall Omuta
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto
  • • Kumamoto Prefectural Traditional Crafts Centre
  • • Kumamoto Prefectural Art Museum
  • • Hosokawa Gyobutei
  • • Former Residence of Natsume Soseki

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