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Photos: Kakunodate in Akita Prefecture -The samurai residences are a must-see

Towns which have the flavor of ancient Kyoto are called “Little Kyoto(小京都).” There are many towns which are referred to as “Little Kyoto” in Japan. One of my favorite “Little Kyoto” is Kakunodate in Akita Prefecture. Samurai residences are left in this traditional city. Please refer to the following articles for Kakunodate and Akita Prefecture.

Namahage mask, traditional giant mask - ancient culture of Akita perfecture, Tohoku, Japan
Akita Prefecture! Best Attractions and Things to do

There are many "old Japanese" in Akita Prefecture! For example, in the rural villages of the Oga Peninsula, annual events that men dressed as giant demons called Namahage fear the arrogant children are still inherited. A wonderful samurai residence is left in the Kakunodan. Why do not you enjoy old Japan ...

Photos of Kakunodate in Akita Prefecture

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Samurai & Ninja experience! 8 Best Recommended Spots in Japan

Recently, various facilities that can experience samurai and ninja are gaining popularity among foreign tourists who come to Japan. In Japan, studio shooting drama of Samurai era, etc. holds shows of the samurai everyday. At the places such as Iga and Koka where many ninja existed, weapons actually used by the ...

 

 

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