Check out the Spring Johsaien Newsletter for info on seasonal foods and souvenirs.

Johsaien Ice Cream Fair


Higomaru Omotenashi Show

■Daily @ 11:00AM

    and 2:00PM (15 minute show)

■Shinsuikukan Stage @ Johsaien

Come watch Kumamoto City's mascot Higomaru and his pal Arisa sing and dance. Everyone is welcome.

Kumamoto Castle Samurai Show

■Daily @ 11:30AM

    and 2:30PM (15 minute show)

■Shinsuikukan Stage @ Johsaien

Kato Kiyomasa, builder of Kumamoto Castle, is joined by rotating cast of ten historical compatriots for this exciting and educational performance.


Map showing area around Sakuranobaba Johsaien

By Shinkansen: Shinkansen to JR Kumamoto Station. East Exit to Tram Line, board A or B towards Kengun. Get off at Kumamoto Castle/City Hall stop. Cross street toward Castle and follow signs to Sakuranobaba Johsaien.

By Bus: Board bus to Kotsu Center. Get off at Kotsu Center, head towards Castle, follow signs to Sakuranobaba Johsaien.