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Tsugaruhan Neputa Mura

61 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki 036-8332, Aomori Prefecture
+81 172-39-1511
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61 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki 036-8332, Aomori Prefecture
+81 172-39-1511
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Reviewed December 28, 2014

Really enjoyed our visit to this museum. I thought it might be similar to the one in Aomori but it has more cultural activities such as playing taiko drums, a traditional Japanese string instrument and seeing the spinning tops. Not much English but the staff...More

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Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

It's hard to characterize this place. It's not a museum, nor is it an amusement park. It's an experience. Visitors begin with a little explanation of neputa, and how they differ from the nebuta of neighboring Aomori. Then they are treated to a bit of...More

1  Thank Banda-in-Japan
Reviewed November 7, 2013

Walking through the Hirosaki Park I could hear drumming and wondered where it was coming from. After literally stumbling upon this attraction after walking through the historical houses found out where the drumming was coming from. We knew nothing about this place at all, but...More

1  Thank Englandsscout
Reviewed July 14, 2013

I was unsure about this place, but actually really enjoyed it. It consists of: * A talk about the Tsugaru Neputa festival, given in a room containing some example floats (obviously more interesting if you can understand the Japanese!). * An opportunity to paint a...More

1  Thank NomDG
Reviewed June 6, 2013

A good tourist centre to see the floats and highly decorated lanterns, hear traditional music, watch local artisans at work, buy souvenirs and taste some of the tasty local food. The centre is beside the bus & car park for Hirosaki Castle & Park. As...More

2  Thank iana4417
Reviewed April 27, 2013

See the giant lanterns and some interesting art crafts in this small village. Unforgettable 三味線 performance, nice Tsugaru japanese meal set,Cheap and good apples!

2  Thank DDS.LO
Reviewed November 25, 2011

The first main hall of the "village" is the best part, a room filled with massive, intricately decorated floats from the Hirosaki Neputa festival. Performers perform on the giant drums and play a flute, just like during the real festival. They even let any visitors...More

3  Thank jeffiner52
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susan g
January 19, 2015|
Response from eyeap | Reviewed this property |
The japan-guide website is a great source of information like this. Also, the Hirosaki tourism bureau has some English information on their website