Kakunodate: Feel the samurai era back in the 17th century

History Food & Drink Culture Experience Beautiful Scenery
5,500 JPY - / person
About 5 hours
Language: English

What we'll do

Enjoy strolling about under cherry blossoms in spring and in autumn colorful leaves in 400 years old samurai town. You can actually go inside a house and witness how samurais lived in the past.
At the sake brewery taste various kinds of sake and see the meticulous process how to brew them.

Meeting Place

Your guide will meet you at the Akita station.


Price per person (tax included)
5,500 JPY - / person
Max participants
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English
Things you need to know before the tour

The tour fee is for the guiding only.
The minimum number of participants are four.
The transportation fee may differ up to the number of participants.


  1. 1
    Kakunodate Samurai District

    The area is designated as a Historically Significant Traditional Buildings Preservation Area. Stroll along streets in the samurai town structure preserved since 1620. We visit samurai high-ranking houses of Ishiguro and Aoyagi families.

  2. 2
    Dakigaeri keikoku Gorge

    The most beautiful gorge of North-eastern Japan. It is characterized by a deep valley and distinctive blue river. Especially in fall the contrast between colorful leaves and the blue water draw many visitors every year.

  3. 3
    Suzuki Sake Brewery

    Suzuki sake brewery has more than 330 years of history. The detailed sake making process is explained looking at tools and facilities. At the end of visit enjoy various kinds of sake at the brewery.


Akita Guide Specialist

With our high language skills and rich knowledge of Japan and its culture, we are ready to guide visitors from overseas to must-see places, shops, events, and even to unknown sightseeing places.

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