Itinerary Guide: The Best Places to Visit in Japan’s Kumamoto Prefecture

Enjoy delicious food and beautiful views.

Looking for a cool and comfortable place to spend some time surrounded by fresh luscious greenery? Enjoy the hottest gourmet of the summer with beautiful waterfalls and valleys. Here, we will introduce the Kikuchi course of Kumamoto Prefecture.

Kikuchi Keikoku (Kikuchi Gorge)

Reimei no Taki with a drop of 5 meters. 

Kikuchi Keikoku (Kikuchi Gorge), there are four waterfalls to visit such as the 25m long Yonjusanman Daki and Hirogawara. Kikuchi Keikoku Visitor Center will open on April 2020. With these many falls to visit, you will definitely be healed by the countless beautiful sceneries.

Kikuchi Keikoku is located at Hara, Kikuchi City, Kumamoto Prefecture and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily (Office will close from December to March). You may contact them at +81-968-27-0210 (Kikuchi Gorge Management Office).

Kurinoki Café Shokudo

For a nine-item plate lunch set (
¥1,490), a separate ¥100 for a drink and ¥ 400 for a dessert are required. 

The nine-item plate lunch set (¥1,490) of
Kurinoki café Shokudo, is a lineup of finely crafted mini-sized menus such as black curry and gratin. This dish is a hot topic on social media! 

Kurinoki café Shokudo is located at 590-5 Shigemi, Kikuchi City, Kumamoto Prefecture and is open from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily except Mondays and Tuesdays. You may contact them at +81-968-27-0007.

Twin Star

Geijutsu soft serve ice cream

The original
Geijutsu soft serve ice cream (¥340) is made with the freshest milk squeezed and collected in the morning. This ice cream is very popular with its rich flavor and refreshing aftertaste. If you think one wasn’t enough to satisfy your cravings, do not hesitate to order another cup of ice cream (¥200).

Twin Star is located at 1584-4 Kyokushiobaru, Kikuchi City, Kumamoto Prefecture and is open from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily except Thursdays. You may contact them at +81-968-37-4556.

Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Kyushu Walker™ (17 August 2019)

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