Kakunodate Cherry-Bark Craft Center
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...
Built in 1809 as the residence of the Isihiguro family, advisers to the Satake clan, this is one of the oldest buildings in the...
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 ...
10-1 Omote-machi · interesting places nearby
Kakunodate Cherry-Bark Craft Center information
Inside are exhibits and demonstrations of kabazaiku, the craft of covering household or decorative items in fine strips of cherry bark. This pursuit was first taken up by lower-ranking and masterless samurai in times of hardship.