feel the life surrounded by the magnificent nature.

beyond the land of wonders and deep forest lies a place where people live in harmony with the nature. the place where history meets the present.


fun activities in minami-oguni

  • nature

    Feel the power of the nature

    The highland in Minami-Oguni has been awarded as "The most beautiful green sceneries" by Fukuoka Prefecture. In addition, there are various other unique sceneries including ancient "power-spot" ruins, water springs, and "Meoto (husband and wife) waterfalls" known to work wonders on good matchmaking. These magnificent sceneries are also great spots for photo taking for your unforgettable memories.

  • local specialties

    Shopping for local specialties

    Try tasty sweets made with pure water and fresh local ingredients while strolling along the streets. Enjoy shopping for local sake and other souvenir items. Admire delicacies of "wagashi (Japanese sweets)"that you have never seen before. All the new experiences await you.

  • soothing

    Soothe your body and soul

    Enjoy wondrous sceneries. Try some new tastes to your heart's content. Have a good soak in onsen (hot spring bath) to relax. Enjoy the moment and rejuvenate in a spa surrounded by greenery.

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    phone +81-967-44-0506
    hours 8:30~18:00

    5925 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

    Vegetables and fruits grown in Kumamoto, local sake (rice wine), snacks, and hand made crafts are sold.

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    phone +81-967-44-0012
    hours 10:00~16:00

    7896-1 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

    Meototaki ("find a partner" waterfall) is located nearby. Those looking for marriage or a boy or girl friend can write their wish on a votive tablet and hang it there. Inside the shop is a café and souvenir corner.

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    phone +81-967-44-0751
    hours 6:30~22:00(金・土 23:00)

    7082-3 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

    This convenience store is a few minutes drive from Kurokawa hot spring. It sellstasty organic summer vegetables grown by local farmers.

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    phone +81-967-42-1444 (Tourism Association)
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    Manganji Tateiwa, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

    The quality water of Tateiwa spring source was designated as "one of the best 100 springwater in Kumamoto Prefecture." The water springs in abundance for 380t/day and used for drinking.

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    phone +81-967-42-1444
    hours 9:00~17:00

    511 Nakahara, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

    Oshitoishi rock hills known as the "power spot." There are about 300 pieces of magnetic rocks in different sizes. Bring in the compass and see that the needle can't show the right direction in this area.

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    phone +81-967-42-1553
    hours 10:00~17:00

    312 Manganji, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

    A shop selling homemade jams & sauce made with home grown herbs. Sauce making program (reservation required) and blueberry picking program are available for visitors. (From July to October)

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    phone +81-967-42-0463
    hours 10:00~17:00

    4275 Akababa, Minamioguni-machi, Aso-gun, Kumamoto

    An observatory overlooking the magnificent views of Kuju mountain range. (Free admission) Visitors can admire beautiful flowers of each season and see/touch some animals in the park. There is also a farm for visitors to enjoy harvesting.