Hirosaki & Neputa Festival Exhibition Hall (Guided in English)
USD95 per person
Travel to Hirosaki for a breathtaking tour of the city’s most famous landmarks. Visit Hirosaki Castle Park, built 400 years ago, and reconstructed two centuries ago after a lightning strike. It’s also home to a major cherry blossom festival each spring. Then you can learn about the fantastical floats created for Hirosaki’s famous festival, the Neputa Matsuri, held during the first week of August. These large two-dimensional, fan-shaped floats feature mythological warriors and battles scenes on one side, with beautiful women on the other.