Kumamoto is in the center of Kyushu Island, and Mount Aso is the beloved heart of this beautiful prefecture. Aso-Kuju, Unzen-Amakusa National Parks, Mount Yabahita-hiko, and the Kyushu Central Mountains cover about 20% of the prefecture, perfect for hikers and outdoor adventures. Mount Aso is an active volcano with many hot springs and one of the world's largest calderas. For history buffs, Kumamoto City is an impressive prefectural capital proud of its historical sites, its famous castle, and the lovely Suizenji-joju-en Garden.
Kamishikimi Kumanoimasu Jinja ShrineSight in Kumamoto
The highly spiritual atmosphere surrounding this Shinto shrine is one of the reasons why it is a well-known power spot. The large rock found in Kamishikimi Kuma