Good Time Charlie
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...
A tourist complex near the castle, with lots of food stalls.
The 2008 reconstruction of the Honmaru Palace (Honmaru Goten) fairly gleams with fresh wood and gold leaf paintings, particularly in the...
Rock Bar Days
It's Kumamoto's grunge underground, three storeys up. Request a tune and they will dutifully find it in the vast library of over 6000...
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...
5th fl, 1-7-24 Shimotōri · interesting places nearby
Good Time Charlie information
Charlie Nagatani earned the rank of Kentucky Colonel for his contributions to the world of country music (he runs the Country Gold Festival near Aso-san), and this bar is his home base. Look for live music, a tiny dance floor and thousands of pictures on the walls.