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A Life of Cultivation,<br />
Ueki
Agriculture

A Life of Cultivation,
Ueki

While Ueki supports Japan's food supply with modern agricultural operations, the region is also home to many small rustic and old-fashioned villages where time seems to have stopped, making it the perfect area to experience Japan's good old countryside. Visit homes and fields maintained by local farmers, harvest seasonal fruits and vegetables, and enjoy the producing region's unique way of preparing and eating ingredients and dishes. Become one of the locals for a day and enjoy their way of life in Ueki, Kumamoto's top agricultural area.

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Mandarin Fields in The Sky,<br />
Kinpō-zan
Nature

Mandarin Fields in The Sky,
Kinpō-zan

Kinpō-zan is one of Japan's preeminent centers of mandarin production, and terraced mandarin fields blanket a portion of the steep mountainside. The views looking down at the ocean from these fields are truly unique, exhibiting a beautiful harmony between the lush nature and human habitation. Walk through dynamic landscapes while picking mandarins in mandarin fields, enjoying a lunch made with those mandarins, and experiencing a way of life in harmony with nature, which is typical at Kinpō-zan.

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Drinking Like a Local, <br />
Kumamoto After Dark
Nightlife

Drinking Like a Local,
Kumamoto After Dark

One of the symbols of Kumamoto is the large shopping arcade that runs from north to south through the city. This arcade is at its liveliest at nighttime, when it overflows with crowds of people enjoying drinks. The countless drinking establishments lining the alleys create an alluring atmosphere, and the already friendly locals become more cheerful than ever. If you really want to enjoy Kumamoto, you absolutely must experience its rich nightlife. Fully enjoy the nightlife of Kumamoto, Japan's most welcoming city.

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STEP INTO KUMAMOTO

DELVE DEEPER

Where is KUMAMOTO

Access

1 h 40 min by plane from Tokyo. 1 h 05 min by plane from Osaka. You can travel by shinkansen, 3 hours from Kyoto/Osaka. 1 h 35 min from Hiroshima.

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Kumamoto is one of the major Prefectures in the southwest part of Japan known as Kyushu. Amongst its splendors is the breath-taking volcanic caldera Aso, one of the most beautiful castles in Japan named Kumamoto castle, the great dolphin habitat Amakusa facing the South China Sea, the WTO designated production area for the distilled rice liquor Kuma Jouchu and many other versatile and stimulating places found nowhere else in Japan.