Kumamoto Castle

Kumamoto Castle, nicknamed “Ginkgo Castle,” was completed by Kiyomasa Kato in 1607, seven years after the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600.

The complex and solid structure is said to have been created by Kiyomasa’s experience in actual battles.

Information

Name
Kumamoto Castle
熊本城
Link
Official Site
Address
1-1 Honmaru, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture
Telephone number
096-352-5900
Hours of operation

9:00-17:00
Admission to the castle tower closes at 16:30

Closed

December 29 - December 31

Admission fee

High school students and older: 800 yen
Elementary/junior high school students: 300 yen
Free for preschool children

Access

10 min. from Kumamoto Station by train

Area
Kumamoto Kumamoto city, Yamaga, Kikuchi Kyushu
Category
Castles History, Culture, Artculture

Gallery

Kumamoto city, Yamaga, Kikuchi

Kumamoto

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