Kumamoto - Information and Curiosities

On this page we present all the information, history, tourist attractions, attractions and curiosities about the Japanese city Kumamoto

See below all the important information about the city: Kumamoto

  • Japanese name: 熊本市
  • Romanization: Kumamoto
  • Province: Kumamoto
  • Population: 738.385
  • Foundation: 1889
  • Latitude: 32.8031
  • Longitude: 130.7078
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Kumamoto - About the city

 Kumamoto is a city located on the island of Kyushu, Japan. It is the capital of Kumamoto Prefecture and has a population of approximately 740,000 inhabitants. The city is known for its rich history and culture, with many historic sites and tourist attractions.

Kumamoto is famous for its castle, Kumamoto Castle, which is considered one of the three most important castles in Japan. Built in the 17th century, the castle is a historical landmark and offers a panoramic view of the city. Additionally, Kumamoto is also home to Suizenji Garden, a beautiful Japanese garden with a lake and picturesque landscapes.

The city is known for its unique cuisine, with traditional dishes such as grilled pork known as "Kumamoto ramen". Local restaurants offer a variety of dining options, from street food to fine dining.

Kumamoto is also famous for its hot springs, known as "onsen". Visitors can enjoy relaxing and therapeutic baths in several thermal spas spread across the city.

Furthermore, Kumamoto is a modern city, with a developed infrastructure and a diversified economy. The city is an important industrial center, with industries such as automobile manufacturing, electronics and chemical products.

In short, Kumamoto is a Japanese city with a rich history, culture and tourist attractions. With its historic castle, picturesque gardens, unique cuisine and relaxing hot springs, the city offers a unique experience for visitors.


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