Perfect for picnicking, this enormous public park has been shaped over the centuries by three castle moats, and landscaped with...
Fujita Memorial Garden
The former home and garden of the wealthy Fujita family, this beautiful example of a manicured Japanese garden is the second largest in...
Come here to see some of Hirosaki's Neputa floats and try your hand at the giant taiko (drums). There are also exhibitions of local...
Despite appearing lonely on its corner near Hirosaki-kōen, this neat little Chinese restaurant is cheery, and cheap! Serving all sorts...
At the heart of Hirosaki-kōen lie the ancient remains of this castle, originally constructed in 1611. Rather tragically, only 16 years after it was built, the castle was struck by lightning and burnt to the ground. Two centuries on, one of the corner towers was rebuilt and today it has a small museum housing samurai weaponry.