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Akasaki Destination Guide

Delve into Akasaki in Japan!

Akasaki in the region of Kumamoto Prefecture is a city in Japan - some 555 mi (or 893 km) West of Edo, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Akasaki

Current time in Akasaki is now 08:50 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daejeon, Daegu, Busan, Gwangju, Yamaga or Natatsuka. While being here, make sure to check out Tamana, Takase, Shioya, Ohama, Oama and Akasaki as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

Reigando Cave Miyamoto Musashi

01:08 min ( March 08, 2007 by Asuju)
Views: 7,215 - Rating: 4.76471/5

2007/03/08 La cave d'ou Musashi a ecrit le traite des 5 roues avant de mourir. The place where Musashi dies and wrote Gorin no Sho

Tatara steel manufacture

00:15 min ( November 15, 2009 by top1997)
Views: 402 - Rating: 0/5

This movie is a tatara steel manufacture method performed in the Tamana-city history Museum


(8/9) Tamana Fireworks Show / 2009

04:51 min ( August 18, 2009 by DR3104)
Views: 109 - Rating: 0/5

Date: 7 Aug 2009 Place: Banks of Kikuchi-gawa River, Tamana City, Kumamoto Prefecture, JAPAN Subject: Tamana Fireworks Show

Reigando Cave Miyamoto Musashi 3

00:46 min ( May 19, 2008 by Asuju)
Views: 697 - Rating: 0/5

2007/03/08 La cave d'où Musashi a écrit le traite des 5 roues avant de mourir. The place where Musashi dies and wrote Gorin no Sho


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Akasaki during the next days.

06
Oct
2019

France Vs Tonga - Rugby World Cup 2019

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Rugby World Cup 2019 Stadium Pack - Kumamoto Athletics Stadium

Beginning: 04:45 pm (16:45).
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13
Oct
2019

Wales Vs Americas 2 - Rugby World Cup 2019

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location

Kikuchi River

The Kikuchi River (菊池川, Kikuchi-gawa) flows through the northern part of Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyūshū, Japan. It rises near Mt. Aso and flows west through the Kikuchi Valley. It turns south near Kikusui and empties into the Shimabara Bay. Land reclamation is taking place at its mouth. The river has a total length of 71 km. It rises at an elevation of 1041 meters and has a catchment area of 995 km².

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.87, 130.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Kumamoto Prefecture

Reigandō

Reigandō is a cave that lies to the west of Kumamoto, Japan, that became a temporary home to legendary rōnin, Miyamoto Musashi. From 1643, Musashi spent many of his last months in the cave, meditating and writing his Book of Five Rings. The cave is accessed easily by bus from Kumamoto City and nearby Tamana.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.87, 130.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Caves of Japan, Geography of Kumamoto Prefecture

Tamana Station

Tamana Station is a railway station on the Kagoshima Main Line operated by JR Kyushu in Tamana, Kumamoto, Japan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.87, 130.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in Kumamoto Prefecture

Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare

Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare is a private university in Tamana, Kumamoto, Japan, established in 1998.

More reading: Kyushu University of Nursing and Social Welfare homepage
Located at 32.87, 130.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1998, Private universities and colleges in Japan, Universities and colleges in Kumamoto Prefecture

Ōnoshimo Station

Ōnoshimo Station is a railway station on the Kagoshima Main Line, operated by Kyushu Railway Company in Tamana, Kumamoto, Japan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.87, 130.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in Kumamoto Prefecture

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