• Volcano Mt. Aso is a potent symbol of
Kumamoto, “Fire Country.” The ﬁve
peaks of Mt. Aso; Nakadake , Takadake
Nelodake, Kishimadake and
Eboshidake-surrounded the world’s
largest caldera, measuring 18 km east-
west and 24 km north-south.
• A great grassy plain reaching to the
northern base of Mt. Eboshidake. Stroll
the circumference atop a horse which
can be rented. The Aso Volcano Museum
along with several restaurants are also
part of the scenery.
• The palace of the shrine is made from all
zelkova tree. The event, Hifuri Shinji -
greeting the bridge of the god
Kunitatsunokami, with widely waving
torches- is held on March
• It is a natural observatory. It’s location
at an altitude of 936 meters, it scenery is
wonderful. We can watch the vast
mountains of the “kujyu” from there.
A lot of people come here by motorbike.
• It is the bares pasture that they are
subjective. We can touch little bares.
There are chimpanzee and bulldog,
“Pankun and James” in full activity on
Aso Farm Land
• There are seven buildings for industrial
arts in wide sites. It is the largest theme
park in Kyushu, there are restaurants,
spa, ranch, accommodation, athletic
ﬁelds and so on.
• There are about 20 spa along Tanoharu
river. Almost spa are open air bath, they
are beside the river, the rocky mountain
and in the grove. Kurokawa spa is one of
the popular spa in Kumamoto.
Admission and time are depended on
• Shirakawa Suigen is headwaters in
Shirakawa river. 60 tons of spring water
per minute naturally gushes out from
the spring bed, and the spring
temperature is kept at 14 degrees C.
throughout the year.
Takamori Yusui Tunnel Park
• Before it become a park, the National
Railway was constructing a railway
here, when they found a water resource
under the ground while digging a
tunnel. “Takamori Tanabata Festival” is
held inside this tunnel in July, and many
visitors enjoy walking in the the cool air
during the hot summer.