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Kato Kiyomasa Statue

Hanabatacho, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0806, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Better than Hachiko

Seriously, his hat rocks... This may be a little far from Shibuya Station for a meetup, tho. Wish... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2018
Ben C
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Villeurbanne, France
Our lord Kato Kiyomasa

The statue just sits outside the main entrance to Kumamoto castle. Honours the of Higo, Kato... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
Oyaji090
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Fukuoka, Japan
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Hanabatacho, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto 860-0806, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Seriously, his hat rocks... This may be a little far from Shibuya Station for a meetup, tho. Wish there had been a gift shop to buy the hat.

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

The statue just sits outside the main entrance to Kumamoto castle. Honours the of Higo, Kato Kiyomasa.

Thank Oyaji090
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

A fine statue of Kato Kiyomasa, right in front of Kumamoto Castle built by him. Good for photo taking with the Castle at the backdrop, and that’s all!

Thank Rachel_PRL
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

It is situated near the castle and is very well made. There are also the panels nearby explaining the historical background. I really like his hat.

Thank CirilB
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Besides the history behind, this statue, that is just on the way to the Kumamoto Castle, seems a symbol of Kumamoto people perseverance and hardwork after the last year earthquake.

Thank Rubpy
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

The actual Castle was closed when we went to visit due to the earthquake a hear earlier. This statue stands at one of the entrances and it has great presence.

Thank JazzyFfromaus
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

The Kumamoto castle was recently damaged heavily by an earthquake so the castle grounds are closed. You may walk around the perimeter and then you’ll come across this nice statue of a famous warlord. There is a shrine to honor him half-way around the perimeter...More

Thank DYA717
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Reviewed May 21, 2017

located on the edge of the castle in the city, I just happened to run into it. really nice with the castle tower in the background. At night, the castle and the statue are lit up so it's a nice night time photo shoot. There...More

Thank rokasanda
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

Discovered this statue just on our way to visit the Castle. The facial expression of the statue is really attractive and lively. In front of the statue is a pile of stones where some children climbed on top of them and took photos.

Thank HK_Jim
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Reviewed April 27, 2017

If you visit kumamoto castle you must visit this statue. The location is beside river and near kumamoto international building.

Thank Vita Ayu K
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