07 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Shiro Amakusa Memorial Hall (jap. 天草四郎メモリアルホール), throughout the year
08 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Amakusa Matsu-isle (jap. 天草 松島), throughout the year
09 Top Highlight
Top sightseeing: Yatsushiro-sea (jap. 八代海), throughout the year
11 Kirschblüte
Cherry blossom in: Mount Zengan (jap. 千巌山), 03/21 to 04/10
18 Nationalerbe
National heritage: Banyan tree of Nagame shrine (jap. 永目神社のアコウ樹).
19 Nationalerbe
National heritage: Ryugatake (jap. 龍ヶ岳).
22 Feuerwerk
Fireworks: Amakusa five bridges festival (jap. 天草五橋祭). Where? Matsushima-machi Aizu-harbour area (松島町).
23 Gourmet
Gourmet: sea-bowl and mountain-bowl, Kami-amakusa anythingisfine-bowl (jap. 海丼&山丼、上天草どっちもよか丼).
25 Onsen
Hot spring: Oyano (jap. 大矢野温泉). Effect: Neuralgia. Address: Oyano (大矢野町).
26 Onsen
Hot spring: Matsushima (jap. 松島温泉). Effect: rheumatic disease. Address: Matsushima-machi (松島町).
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Kami-Amakusa, City in Japan

General Information about Kami-Amakusa

Kami-Amakusa (Kami-Amakusa) is a middle town within Kumamoto prefecture in the Kyūshū 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 (天草四郎メモリアルホール) throughout the year, Amakusa Matsushima (天草 松島) throughout the year and the Yatsushiro-sea (八代海) throughout the year.

The Unzen-Amakusa National Park (雲仙天草国立公園), another great attraction where you can experience the Rich nature, blessed by mountains and the sea (山海に恵まれ、自然が豊か). Another experience Japan's top three Matsushima: Amakusa-Matsushima (日本三大松島 天草・松島) in Matsushima-machi (松島町). Of interest here is the One of Japan's top three Matsushima's: Amakusa-Matsushima (日本三大松島の一つ「天草・松島」).

Culture and History

Cultural roots make Kami-Amakusa tourism particularly attractive. National heritage respectively national treasure are the Banyan tree of Nagame shrine (永目神社のアコウ樹) and Ryugatake (龍ヶ岳).


Do you want to see fireworks in Kami-Amakusa? The Mukaon HIMEDA summer festival (夏夢音HIMEDO夏祭り) is popular. You can best watch from the Himedo-machi Himedo sport park. Another fireworks is the Amakusa five bridges festival (天草五橋祭). Have a good view from the Matsushima village.

Hot spring

If you want to take a hot bath in Kami-Amakusa, the spa Oyano Onsen (大矢野温泉) brings you relaxation and is also good for Neuralgia. The address: Oyano-machi (大矢野町). Another hot spring here is Matsushima Onsen (松島温泉), which helps amongst other things in Rheumatic disease. Go to Matsushima-machi (松島町) for this.


You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Kami-Amakusa? The Sea-bowl and mountain-bowl, Kami-amakusa anythingisfine-bowl (海丼&山丼、上天草どっちもよか丼) 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 (千巌山). To mention in Kami-Amakusa is the Amakusa three-leaf azalea in flower, which you can see in the Amakusa sea-view alps (天草観海アルプス) from 04/21 to 05/10.