Kumamoto Prefecture | Travel Information

Kumamoto Prefecture is located in south west Japan, on the island of Kyushu. The capital city of the prefecture is Kumamoto, home of the Kumamoto castle, which is currently damaged from a recent earthquake.

The prefecture is perfect for those who love the great outdoors, and is a volcanologist heaven, as volcanoes and hot springs are plentiful in the prefecture and surrounding area.

Destinations in Kumamoto Prefecture

Okoshiki Beach

Okoshiki beach, in the town of Uto, Kumamoto Prefecture is one of the most picturesque beaches in Japan. Most popular at low tide sunsets.

Takahashi Inari Shrine

Takahashi Inari Shrine is a small Shinto shrine located in the city of Kumamoto, Kumamoto prefecture, Originally founded over 500 years ago in 1496

Accommodation in Kumamoto