Culture

Southern Akita model route

Southern Akita model route

  • Visit to the Masuda Storehouse (No. 6)
  • Kamakura Hall
  • Inaniwa udon noodle experience (No. 24)

First day

  • Visit to the Masuda Storehouse (No. 6)

    Take a walk through this townscape with beautiful storehouses. There’s a special meaning to the construction of the storehouse within a house. Take a peek inside a different world.

  • Inaniwa udon noodle experience (No. 24)

    See for yourself the secret method handed down from father to son.
    Then make it yourself and eat it!

  • Kawatsura lacquerware experience (No. 97)

    Decorate yourself using the technique of "gold-inlaid lacquer " "gold lacquer" which have been used for many crafts since ancient times. With the technique of adding shinny gold leafs, etc., directly to the lacquerware, the beauty is greatly enhanced.
    [Gold-inlaid lacquer] carve a pattern on the surface of the lacquer ware with a Shimizu sword called a Kanna and then add the gold foil to the lacquer.
    [Gold lacquer] paint the lacquer with a brush according to the illustration and sow gold powder, color powder, etc.

Second day

  • Kamakura Hall

    In the Kamakura Room, which is always kept at
    -10°C, you can experience the “real” Kamakura, made with Yokote snow all year round.

  • Visit to a sake brewery

    You can compare drinking snacks or drink and compare sake that is in season.
    A shop has been established, so you can purchase there on the spot.

Southern Akita model route

Day Itinerary Lodging Site
First day Start Akita Airport or Akita Station Yuzawa
Travel time Approx. 1 hr / Approx. 1 hr 15 mins
Experience Visit to the Masuda Storehouse (No. 6)
Travel time Approx. 1 hr / Approx. 1 hr 15 mins
Experience Inaniwa udon noodle experience (No. 24)
Travel time Approx.15 mins
Experience Kawatsura lacquerware experience (No. 97)
Travel time Approx. 45 mins
Second day Start Yuzawa
Travel time
Experience Kamakura Hall
Travel time Approx. 1 hr
Experience Visit to a sake brewery
For each destination *Travel time estimates are for travel by car.