Kami-Amakusa, City in Japan
General Information about Kami-Amakusa
Kami-Amakusa (Kami-Amakusa) is a middle town within Kumamoto prefecture in the KyÅ«shÅ« region.
There is a fishing and passenger port in the city. Trains do not go here. You need another means of transportation to get to Kami-Amakusa.
A famous person from Kami-Amakusa is Shiro Tokisada Amakusa (1621 - 1638).
Travel tips for Kami-Amakusa
Top Kami-Amakusa destinations for your sightseeing are the Shiro Amakusa Memorial Hall (å¤©è‰å››éƒŽãƒ¡ãƒ¢ãƒªã‚¢ãƒ«ãƒ›ãƒ¼ãƒ«) throughout the year, Amakusa Matsushima (å¤©è‰ã€€æ¾å³¶) throughout the year and the Yatsushiro-sea (å…«ä»£æµ·) throughout the year.
The Unzen-Amakusa National Park (é›²ä»™å¤©è‰å›½ç«‹å…¬åœ’), another great attraction where you can experience the Rich nature, blessed by mountains and the sea (å±±æµ·ã«æµã¾ã‚Œã€è‡ªç„¶ãŒè±Šã‹). Another experience Japan's top three Matsushima: Amakusa-Matsushima (æ—¥æœ¬ä¸‰å¤§æ¾å³¶ã€€å¤©è‰ãƒ»æ¾å³¶) in Matsushima-machi (æ¾å³¶ç”º). Of interest here is the One of Japan's top three Matsushima's: Amakusa-Matsushima (æ—¥æœ¬ä¸‰å¤§æ¾å³¶ã®ä¸€ã¤ã€Œå¤©è‰ãƒ»æ¾å³¶ã€).
Culture and History
Cultural roots make Kami-Amakusa tourism particularly attractive. National heritage respectively national treasure are the Banyan tree of Nagame shrine (æ°¸ç›®ç¥žç¤¾ã®ã‚¢ã‚³ã‚¦æ¨¹) and Ryugatake (é¾ãƒ¶å²³).
Do you want to see fireworks in Kami-Amakusa? The Mukaon HIMEDA summer festival (å¤å¤¢éŸ³HIMEDOå¤ç¥ã‚Š) is popular. You can best watch from the Himedo-machi Himedo sport park. Another fireworks is the Amakusa five bridges festival (å¤©è‰äº”æ©‹ç¥). Have a good view from the Matsushima village.
If you want to take a hot bath in Kami-Amakusa, the spa Oyano Onsen (å¤§çŸ¢é‡Žæ¸©æ³‰) brings you relaxation and is also good for Neuralgia. The address: Oyano-machi (å¤§çŸ¢é‡Žç”º). Another hot spring here is Matsushima Onsen (æ¾å³¶æ¸©æ³‰), which helps amongst other things in Rheumatic disease. Go to Matsushima-machi (æ¾å³¶ç”º) for this.
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Kami-Amakusa? The Sea-bowl and mountain-bowl, Kami-amakusa anythingisfine-bowl (æµ·ä¸¼ï¼†å±±ä¸¼ã€ä¸Šå¤©è‰ã©ã£ã¡ã‚‚ã‚ˆã‹ä¸¼) is recommended by locals.
Do you already own a souvenir from Kami-Amakusa? You could buy for example the Grilled big catch, available in the Ai-no-amakusa village.
Flowers and Foliage
Discover the cherry blossom in Kami-Amakusa from 03/20 to 04/10, best in Mount Zengan (åƒå·Œå±±). To mention in Kami-Amakusa is the Amakusa three-leaf azalea in flower, which you can see in the Amakusa sea-view alps (å¤©è‰è¦³æµ·ã‚¢ãƒ«ãƒ—ã‚¹) from 04/21 to 05/10.