Situated at Kumamoto, the Aso Mountain is an active volcano and it refers to the active volcano in this area. In this world, it is very rare to see a volcanic vent and therefore is a natural wonder of the world. Since it is near to other cities and it is relatively easy to reach, it has become an excellent tourist destination. You can take the Aso Mountain Tram, where it o...
Situated in the Uto City of Kumamoto Prefecture, the Coast of Shikoku is a famous place for having excellent sunshine and beautiful scenery. The most special feature of this place is when there is low tide, the shore full of sands appears in front of you. With the effects of the sunlight, it has formed an impressive picture and therefore, it is an excellent place for photo...
The Kurakawa Onsen is located at the Aso-gun of the Kumamoto Prefecture. There are a lot of hot spring resorts located at the two sides of the Harakawa river. The hot spring resorts try using some less striking advertisements to maintain the harmonious environment. You will also find that the local architectural style of the area is maintained.  Each of the hot sp...
Torii is a sacred structure within a shrine and very often it creates a very beautiful scene together with the surrounding environment. The most famous torii are located at the Itsukushima Shinto Shrine and the Fushimi-Inari Taisha. Today we would like to introduce two best hidden torii in Japan.  Situated in hidden forest of the Kumamoto Prefecture, this shrine g...
The Okito Stone Hill is located in the center of Kumamoto at a place called Minamioguni-Cho. There you can see an excellent view as it is located at high altitude and you can see the grassland nearby. There are over 300 pieces of huge stones which formed a strong magnetic field. If you carry the compass, and due to the strong magnetic field, the compass may keep on pointin...