Hotel Wing International Kumamoto Yatsushiro
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
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... to a huge shopping and dining complex called Canal City. The complex is comprised of the Grand Hyatt Hotel that is surrounded by 4 levels of shops in 3 buildings. In the centre area there is a huge fountain that displays a music and water art show every hour. It was quite spectacular and entertaining to watch. Doreen and I walked around a few sections of the mall shopping for clothes and souvenirs while John wandered around on his own. We had an ice ...
... thing going on which made for some free entertainment in the afternoon, wandering over the bridges and looking in rivers it appears that they are all teeming with carp of all types including the obvious Koi variety, so after finding out I couldn't go to Mount Aso as I'd planned due to an exclusion zone i had a rethink and on recommendations from other travellers decided on a trip south to Kagoshima instead to see the infamous ...
... attraction, which is its castle. The city streets take Kumamoto Castle as their centre, with remnants of the old castle town still visible.
The castle has a very proud history and although it is largely a reconstructed castle, it has been restored with meticulous attention to detail, from historical remains, documents and paintings.
We thought it absolutely amazing. The castle was originally built by the Daimyo ruler of the area, Lord Kato Kiyomasa, around ...
... rain started to come down by that point. Joseph and I were putting on rain covers on our backpacks and we lost sight of Lynne and John. As we were running short of time, we decided to head back to the station to look for some lunch. John and Lynne had stopped to look at the kids sumo.
We caught the steam locomotive, the SL Hitoyoshi back to Kumamoto. That took another 2.5 hours. There were train spotters along the way as ...
... some fellow Brits, by meet I mean they recognized it wasn't Japanese and nodded, I seemed to follow them round but of course we could nt actually speak! Still looking for the Japanese unicorns . Pfft. The weather is so bad by now there doesn't seem much point in hanging around so it's the train again. I sill about 20 times each time there is a rush of people to help. And not laugh. I would have laughed, And back to the city of nothing. You me ...