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Amusement Park / Theme Park Spots in Kumamoto Area

  • Greenland
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    Kumamoto Pref. Araoshi Midorigaoka
    Kyushu’s largest leisure land also boasts Japan’s largest number of attractions. There are 81 kinds of activities from a Ferris wheel to various roller coasters and buffet dining, meaning adults and children can both enjoy spending the whole day here. There are also events in each season including superhero shows for kids, fireworks and illuminations.

    This is a solid amusement park with a variety of rides. The rollercoasters are not the biggest, fastest, or most intense, but they provide a solid thrill. The park also seems to be not that crowded...

  • Greenland
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kumamoto Pref. Araoshi Midorigaoka
    This amusement park located at the resort of the same name has about 81 attractions, the most in Japan. The popular Panorama Mountain Observatory overlooks the park. There is also a restaurant and souvenir shop. The park's a great spot for a day full of fun. They hold a winter light display, too.
  • Anzu no Oka
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    Kumamoto Pref. Yamagashi Kikukamachishimouchida 733
    "A park located in the center of Kikuka-machi, Yamaga City, Kumamoto Prefecture. The Apurii farmer's market adjoins the parking area and sells vegetables picked in the area. Park facilities include a natural grass lawn and the ""Big Canyon"" playground. There are also activity centers such as a pressed flower classroom and traditional crafts classroom, and the park is visited by many locals and tourists to Kikuka-machi."
  • Hitoyoshi Craft Park Ishino
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    Kumamoto Pref. Hitoyoshishi Akaikeharamachi 1425-1
    A theme park where you can learn about the traditional crafts of Hitoyoshi and Kuma, an area selected for inclusion in the Japan Heritage list. The park consists of nine facilities, including a ceramics arts hall, smithing hall, glass hall, and teahouse, and visitors can make a variety of crafts by hand under the guidance of skilled artisans. There's also an observatory with a sweeping view of the Kyushu Mountains, a campground, and a park perfect for small children, making this a great destination for the whole family and for a variety of purposes. The local specialty products market sells traditional kijiuma wheeled bird toys, hanatebako boxes painted with camellias, and a wide variety of other gifts and souvenirs from Hitoyoshi and Kuma.

    To get to Hitoyoshi Craft Park from Kumamoto Station, it takes three JR trains and about 2 hours or more on a slow, winding track into the mountains that brings you past rustic self-serve wooden...

  • Aso Farm Land
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    Kumamoto Pref. Asogunminamiasomura Kawayou 5579-3
    This theme park is situated amid the natural splendor of Minamiaso Village in Aso County, Kumamoto Prefecture. Based on the idea of achieving a healthy mind and body, the various facilities offer opportunities for exercise, eating, relaxation, lodging, activities, shopping, and many other experiences. The unique lodging facilities include over 300 domed buildings and are especially popular with guests. There’s also “Genki no Mori” (Forest of Vitality), where visitors can play and exercise at the same time, as well as the large outdoor “Aso Health Volcanic Hot Spring,” restaurants offering food made with vegetables harvested from on-site gardens, shops with special products, and much more. There’s enough to keep visitors of all ages occupied for the whole day.
  • yukids Yume Town Hamasen
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    Kumamoto Kumamoto-shi Minami-ku Tainoshima 1-2-1 Yume Town Hamasen 2F

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Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.

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