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Japan is an island country in East Asia. It is located in the Pacific Ocean it lies to the east of China, Korea, and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea in the south. Its capital and largest city is Tokyo. It has the world's 10th largest population. It is world's largest international creditor and is the sixth largest exporter and importer and is a member of the United Nations. And it is a leading nation in the fields of scientific research, technology, machinery, and medical research with the world's third largest budget for research and development.
Kumamoto is the capital city of Kumamoto region on the island of Kyushu, Japan. In 2003, the population of the city was 669,034 and an area of 266.77 square kilometers. The city's most well-known landmark is Kumamoto Castle, a large and in its day, extremely well-fortified Japanese castle. Kumamoto city is home to many historical sites and natural landscapes. To help visitors better understand the history and culture of Japan, Kumamoto City has many interesting places including Kumamoto castle, which joins Osaka and Nagoya castles is being known nationwide.

Kumamoto is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Japan worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Japan.

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