V. GUIDE EXAMPLES | Shimada Museum of Arts

The museum houses historical relics, documents, and artistic handicrafts related to the Samurai-class culture. The materials were collected by the founder of the museum, the late Matomi Shimada, a local historian and lover of Japanese antiquities. Shimada Museum is especially well-known for its permanent exhibition of weapons, relics, and documents related to Miyamoto Musashi, Japan’s greatest swordsman.
Time required 1 hours
①From Sakuramachi Bus Terminal (platform 19, W 1-1,W 2-1) Take a bus bound for Araobashi, and get off at Jikeibyoin-mae bus stop, then walk 3 minutes.
②From Sakuramachi Bus terminal(platform 20, U 4-1) Take a bus bound for Joseiko and get off at Joseiko-kita bus stop, then walk 2 minutes.

Kumamoto Castle

Main tower of Kumamoto Castle (Kumamoto castle is an impregnable fortress with unique architectural features that is known as one of the most famous castles in Japan.)

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