Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum
Built in 1809 as the residence of the Ishiguro family, advisers to the Satake clan, this is one of the oldest buildings in the district....
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, almost 250 years old! The house specialty is buke-soba served...
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Aoyagi Samurai Manor Museum information
The Aoyagi family compound is impressive in its own right, but inside each well-maintained structure is a fascinating exhibition of family heirlooms. The collection spans generations and includes centuries-old samurai weaponry, folk art and valuable antiques, along with gramophones and classic jazz records.