This article was published on
23rd March, 2021
JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) gives you a free Shinkansen ride for 5 consecutive days.
You can travel around the Tohoku area with this PASS.
Here is a recommended route for you to enjoy your whole day.
Pick your routes and make your own 5days trip around the Tohoku area.
This time, the plan is to walk around Kakunodate, Akita prefecture!
Let’s start from Kakunodate Station.
Enjoy Kakunodate, Little Kyoto in Michinoku. This is the place where you can admire historical Samurai houses and the beauty of rows of Sakura cherry blossom trees.
* JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) can be used for Shinkansen for Kakunodate Station.
↓ Walk (15 min)
Any season would be great for you to admire the quaint town. Still, cherry blossoms season is the best of the best.
Ando Soy Sauce & Miso Brewery
Ando Soy Sauce & Miso Brewery is known for its brick warehouse with a built-in Tatami reception room inside. This type of warehouse is called Kurazashiki. This one had been built in the middle of the Meiji era. The warehouse is the designated cultural property of Kakunodate-machi.
The inner room has Japanese traditional sliding doors painted by Nishinomiya Reiwa. Kurazashiki is open to the public for free.
Their signature Miso, Shoyu, and Tsukemono (Japanese pickles) are a must-buy.
↓ Walk (10 min)
A cafe, run by fruits and vegetable Fruits store, serves menus featuring fruits.
How about taking a break with fruit parfait and shopping while walking around town?
↓ Walk (5 min)
Note: Access information to Kakunodate Station from Tokyo Station
↓ Akita Shinkansen Komachi, 3 hrs
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