Kumamoto Castle




A symbol of the town boasting a history that dates back over 400 years

Once referred to as the impregnable castle, impressive defense mechanisms are built into the stone walls and other aspects of the castle. The beautiful ornaments in the "Honmaru Palace" restored in 2008 are also a must see.

HOURS 8:30am-6:00pm (entrance until 5:30pm, varies by time of year)
NOTES RE: CLOSINGS Closed Dec. 29-31
COST Adults 500 yen | Elementary/Middle School Students 200 yen/
OTHER INFO 400 yen for high school students and older, 160 yen for Elementary/Middle School Students when in groups of 30 or more
ADDRESS 1-1 Honmaru, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi
ACCESS 10 min. walk from Kumamoto-jo Shiyakusho-mae Station. 12 min. ride on City tram Route A bound for Kengunmachi from JR Kumamoto Station.
TEL 096-352-5900
OTHER CONTACT INFO Kumamoto Castle General Office
CREDIT CARD Not accepted


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