Kumamoto Castle

Kumamoto Castle

Image provider: Kumamoto-jo Castle synthesis office

  • Natural beauty spot, historic site, famous temple with a venerable historyNatural beauty spot, historic site, famous temple with a venerable history
  • The site of castle, moatThe site of castle, moat
The flowering situation
Cherry tree in leaf Cherry tree in leaf Cherry tree in leaf (as of April 10, 2019)

Kumamoto-jo Castle information site

Time, in full bloom of flower
The late March and early April

| 1-1,Honmaru,chuo-ku,Kumamoto-shi,Kumamoto

It is one of Japan's three best castles built by Kato Kiyomasa. 800 cherry blossoms add elegance to the castle's bewitching beauty. With high stone walls known as the repelling Samurai, black and white castle tower and long fences. The castle's pay area is now close due to the earthquake though visitors can enjoy cherry blossoms from the Ninomaru Square, Kato Shrine and Nagahori-dori in a distance. - The castle's pay area is now close due to the earthquake though visitors can enjoy cherry blossoms from the Ninomaru Square, Kato Shrine and Nagahori-dori in a distance.

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Basic information

First View Point 1 yen (pay area enters and is regulating) in castle
Access (railroad) "Kumamoto-jo Castle, Shiyakusho-mae" getting off is about 10 minutes on foot from JR Kumamoto Station for streetcar about 17 minutes
Access (car) It is about 30 minutes from Kyushu Expressway Kumamoto IC
Traffic instructions As road is crowded very much, we recommend the use of public transport
As parking lot becomes full immediately, we recommend the use of public transport
Parking lot Pay
Reference Kumamoto-jo Castle synthesis office management group 096-352-5900
Cherry Blossom Festival None
Going to see cherry blossoms at night Pay area enters and is regulating. The outworks of a castle open space, around Kato Shrine are free to do walk
Opening of the park, closing time Pay area enters and is regulating. The outworks of a castle open space, around Kato Shrine are free to do walk
Stall None
The right or wrong of banquet No
Entrance rate Pay area enters and is regulating.
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