Hitoyoshi-Kuma, located in Kumamoto Prefecture, is an area of abundant beauty, once praised by author Ryotaro Shiba as "Japan's greatest hidden village." Japan Heritage Hitoyoshi-Kuma is a travel guide app containing a vast collection of information about not only 41 material and immaterial cultural assets registered by Japan Heritage, but also the splendid architecture, elegant townscape, skin-beautifying hot springs, and exquisite cuisine distinctive of the area.
Search for the spots that intrigue you most by viewing great slideshows, searching by keywords, or exploring on a map. Read through a plethora of information that will help you have as much fun as possible in Hitoyoshi-Kuma, like where to find the 10 best souvenirs, goal-specific travel planning, the blooming flowers and events in each season, and more. Take a trip through eternal time with the Japan Heritage Hitoyoshi-Kuma app.
*Japan Heritage is a system established by the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs in 2015 to recognize stories told of Japanese culture and tradition, through the historical charm and unique features of local regions.
■Create your trip plan from your favorite images!
・Search for all that Hitoyoshi-Kuma has to offer with photos, maps, and keywords.
・Simply watch our comprehensive photo slideshow, and feel like you have already visited Hitoyoshi-Kuma!
■Make sure your plan goes smoothly using your favorite features!
・Bookmark all the spots, articles, and events that pique your interest. Display only the spots you are interested in on a map to make planning your trip easy. Organize folders so you can plan your route by schedule or purpose.
■Original content to make Hitoyoshi-Kuma even more exciting
・Japan Heritage Hitoyoshi-Kuma gives you a complete introduction to the charms of Hitoyoshi-Kuma, describing every cultural asset and every local area, offering fun facts, and more.
・"Trip Plan" provides itinerary suggestions in numerous different patterns to match your desired activities and purposes. It also offers tons of readings to help guide you through your sightseeing.
・We have published the best times to see flowers, autumn leaves, fireflies, and more, along with a monthly schedule of events held in Hitoyoshi-Kuma.
■A lot more handy features
・Post photos of any spot. Share your memories♪
・Connect to GPS to search using your present location, or do route searches as you please.
・We recommend using devices with Android OS4.0 or later.
(Depending on your device, some layouts may not be perfectly compatible even if your OS meets system requirements.)
・Installation and operation may not work properly depending on your network connection and available memory.