Japan KYUSHU Tourist  ジャパン九州ツーリスト株式会社

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warmly welcoming customers from all over the world.


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Sakurano-baba Josaien


Josaien is located in Sakurano-baba, at the foot of Kumamoto Castle, one of Japan’s three major

castles. It is a popular tourist attraction designed to enhance the appeal of the old castle town and

convey to visitors the food, history and cultural traditions of the region from Kumamoto Castle,

a symbol of the Kumamoto-city.



Sakuranokoji brings together 23 shops selling specialty items unique to Kumamoto-prefecture.

Restaurants offer an opportunity to enjoy Kumamoto’s distinctive food culture, and many shops

sell Kumamoto souvenirs as well as items found only at Josaien.




General information  

Address 8-1 Suizenji-koen, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-city

15 minutes by tram from Kumamoto-ekimae to Suizenji-koen-shita

then 4 minutes walk from Suizenji-koen-shita station

10 minutes walk from JR Shin-Suizenji-koen-shita

Open hours

9:00 to 19:00 March to November

8:30 to 17:00 December to February

Admission fee No fee is required
Days closed No closing days


 - Kumamoto travel guide