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Day trip from Sendai! Enjoy a thoroughly grown up Tohoku get away in Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture.

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Day trip from Sendai! Enjoy a thoroughly grown up Tohoku get away in Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture.

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2018.02.23

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Kakunodate's Bukke Yashiki Dori, practically just the way it was during the Edo period.
This cityscape is a historic masterpiece with it's weeping cherry blossoms is spring, the deep fresh green in summer, brilliant colors in autumn and snow in the winter.

[10:30] Arrival at Kakunodate station!

7:30 Riding the shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Kakunodate Station.
After a 3 hour train riding while gazing out at the scenery changing to snow country, we arrive at Kakunodate Station.

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View from the Shinkansen slowly changes to all white…

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Arriving at Kakunodate Station

[11:00] Tatetsuya tried on a traditional kimono.

Visited Tatetsu house which is about a 15 minute walk from Kakunodate Station.

Tried on kimono here.

First step after choosing your antique kimono is getting your hair done.

They have hair pins, rubber, hair ornaments, spray, brushes and such ready for you.
They don't have curling irons or coating, so if you need it, I recommend you bring your own.

The attendants will give advise on colors and combinations if you would like.

Rest assured, they have winter essentials on hand during the cold months.

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Choose an antique Kimono

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After your hair is done, they will put the kimono on you.

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Kimono-dressing complete.

Tatetsu house information

Rental hours: 10:00 - 17:00
Fee: 4,000 yen (per person)

WHERE IS IT?

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Address Kakunodate Cherry Tree Bark Craft Center Tatetsuya
Akita Prefecture Semboku-shi Kakunodate-machi Nakamachi 25
Contact 0187-63-6751
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