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Address: Shinmachi, Kumamoto 862-8570, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Tranquil gardens and shrines

An oasis of tranquillity in a busy city, well worth taking the time to wander round and wallow in the Japanese mastery of landscape and gardening. It was quiet when I went - i... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2012
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Blackburn, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Worth a short visit to wander among historic buildings in a quieter part of the city. Some of the buildings look like they began life as kura. Old buildings have been restored and converted. Historic merchants shops have been re-purposed into new shops and restaurants. Some two story buildings appear to have residential tenants on the upper floor. Everything is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2012

An oasis of tranquillity in a busy city, well worth taking the time to wander round and wallow in the Japanese mastery of landscape and gardening. It was quiet when I went - i feel it may get very busy later in the year.

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