Hirosaki sightseeing spots 1: Neputa Mura, Saisyouin, Fujita Memorial Garden

Saisyouin five-story pagoda

[Introduction]

I traveled to Hirosaki City and Aomori City, Aomori Prefecture for four days and three nights. In this article, I will write about sightseeing spots in Hirosaki that are related to Japanese traditions and cultures.

[Visit Places (series of articles)]
* Cherry Blossoms at Hirosaki Park during daytime (Related article)
* Cherry Blossoms at Hirosaki Park during nighttime (Related article)
* Sightseeing spots in Hirosaki 1 (Neputa Mura etc.) (This article)
* Sightseeing spots in Hirosaki 2 (Former Hirosaki City Library etc.) (Related article)
* Aomori bay area (Nebuta House Wa Rasse etc.) (Related article)
* Aomori other areas (Sannai-Maruyama site etc.) (Related article)

[Travel Dates]
2015.04.28 – 30

[Main Part]

I visited the following three sightseeing spots in Hirosaki related to Japanese traditions and cultures.

Tsugaru-han Neputa Mura (Neputa Village)

Tsugaru-han Neputa Mura (Neputa Village) is a tourist spot where visitors can experience the Hirosaki Neputa Festival. The fan-shaped Neputa actually used in the festival are exhibited for viewing. Live Tsugaru-shamisen performance are also open for viewing.Tsugaru-han Neputa Mura photo1

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Saisyouin Five-story Pagoda

Saisyouin is a buddhist temple with five-story pagoda. The five-story pagoda is designated as a national important cultural asset.Saisyouin Five-story Pagoda photo1

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Fujita Memorial Garden

The Fujita Memorial Japanese Garden was built in 1919 in the style of a traditional Japanese landscape garden. The spacious garden is separated into two main parts, an upper section and a lower section.Fujita Memorial Garden photo1

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There is also a western house with tearoom from the Taisho era. In Hirosaki, apple pie is a speciality.Taisho Roman tea room photo1

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[Closing]

In this article, I wrote about sightseeing spots in Hirosaki that are related to Japanese traditions and cultures. In the next article, I will write about sightseeing spots in Hirosaki related to Western cultures.


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