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Kawashiri Course

  • 5km
  • 120min

A Town Built on Water Transport, Buildings Full of History

This course takes you through this historic townscape of Kawashiri, featuring stone laid boat docks, a sake brewery, riverside views, and side trips through the downtown area.
Fun Points
1. 150m-long 13 stone steps
2. Pagodas and Buddha statues that are National Important Cultural Properties 
3. History of Kumamoto Sake, Zuiyo Brewery 
4. Kawaseri Rokkasho: Community building through Japanese sweets
5. Activities and exhibitions of Kumamoto folk art
6. Zen temple worshipped by locals

Start point

Kumamoto City Handicrafts Promotion Center

Kawashiri 1-3-58, Minami-ku, Kumamoto City

Car 20 min by car from Mifune IC
Train 15 min from Kumamoto Station (JR)
Course map

Yes (free)

Contact Us

Name Kumamoto City Minami-ku Office, General Affairs and Planning Section
Address Kiyofuji 405-3, Tomiaimachi, Minami-ku, Kumamoto City
Tel 096-357-4111
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