Kumamoto is the capital of on the island of , . It is notable for the impressive Kumamoto Castle. The city suffered two powerful earthquakes in April 2016.

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Kumamoto Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle located in Chūō-ku, , in .

Suizen-ji Jōju-en is a tsukiyama Japanese garden located within in , .

Kumamoto Station is the main railway terminal of the city of Kumamoto, Japan.

Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art opened in the precincts of , , in 1976.

A Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa; a monument to inspire peace, designed to provide a focus for people of all races and creeds, and to help unite them in their search for world peace.


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