Lafcadio Hearn's House
Irish-Greek immigrant Lafcadio Hearn (aka Koizumi Yakumo; 1850–1904) became one of the foremost interpreters of Japanese culture to the...
Good Time Charlie
Charlie Nagatani earned the rank of Kentucky Colonel for his contributions to the world of country music (he runs the Country Gold...
Kome no Kura
This black-walled, quietly chic izakaya, with cosy private booths and hori-kotatsu (well in the floor for your feet) seating, has a...
3rd fl SMILE Bldg, 1-7-7 Shimotōri · interesting places nearby
It's Kumamoto's underground, three storeys up. An incredible cross-genre collection of CDs adorns the wall of this grungy rock bar. Dance if you have the space, or make friends at the bar or in comfy chairs.