Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum
The Aoyagi family compound is impressive in its own right, but inside each well-maintained structure is a fascinating exhibition of...
Kakunodate Cherry-Bark Craft Center
Inside are exhibits and demonstrations of kabazaiku, the craft of covering household or decorative items in fine strips of cherry bark....
A centuries-old brewery, Andō makes soy sauce and miso (sorry, tipplers, not that kind of brewery!) in a beautiful, brick storehouse...
Kakunodate's most historic lunch spot is this Edo-era wooden schoolhouse. The house speciality is buke-soba served with takenoko ...
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Bukeyashiki Ishiguro-ke information
Built in 1809 as the residence of the Isihiguro family, advisers to the Satake clan, this is one of the oldest buildings in the district. A descendant of the family still lives here, but some rooms are open to the public. In addition to samurai gear, don't miss the weathered maps and the precision scales for doling out rice.