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Kakunodate Cherry-bark Craft Museum (Kabazaiku Densho-kan)

Travel Guide - Kakunodate Cherry-bark Craft Museum (Kabazaiku Densho-kan)

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Kakunodate has been famous for its Kabazaiku (cherry-bark craft) products since the Edo Period (1603 - 1868). Kabazaiku is the traditional Japanese art of fashioning household or decorative items out of the bark of a cherry tree. It is said that the tradition was originated by a lower-rank Samurai in Kakunodate.
Kakunodate Cherry-bark Craft Museum situated in front of Samurai houses serves as a museum and training center for Kabazaiku. The museum exhibits a variety of traditional Kabazaiku products. Visitors can also see how handicrafts are made at a room where an artisan demonstrates the craft. In addition, the museum houses exhibits of armor, calligraphy and ceramics. In spring, the blooming of the weeping cherry trees around the museum is another attraction.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 (April - November) *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 9:00 - 16:30 (December - March) *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • December 28 - January 4

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 300 yen (General, Adult)
  • 150 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 20 minutes walk from Kakunodate Station on the JR lines or Akita Nairiku Jukan Railway Akita Nairiku Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 10-1, Kakunodatemachi Omotemachishimocho, Semboku-shi, Akita, 014-0331

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