Toyoko Inn Hirosaki Station

Address: 1-1-1 Ekimae, Hirosaki, Aomori, Tohoku, 036-8002, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1-1-1 Ekimae, Hirosaki, is near Mt. Iwaki.
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    Travel Blogs from Hirosaki


    A travel blog entry by mek1 on Sep 30, 2015

    15 photos

    ... the streets. After visiting the workshops where these are crafted we got to walk all along the full height of these remarkable structures. Then is was back to the ship, Tonight we have dinner with the cruise director on our last formal night.

    This will be my last blog. We get to Tokyo tomorrow and disembark. We will not have internet after this afternoon.


    A travel blog entry by drmom on Aug 01, 2015

    12 photos

    ... sanshin, that apparently is sometimes covered in dog skin (according to our guide…a pamphlet said that they’re covered in snakeskin). They use a large pic to play the sanshin (think small ice scraper size and shape), using it to pluck the 3 strings and to tap the body of the instrument. They had examples of lanterns and floats used during the Hirosaki Neputa and Aormori Nebuta festivals (which ...

    Last Port of Call

    A travel blog entry by meznglenn on Sep 16, 2014

    14 photos

    Here we are in Aomori back on the island of Honshu. There has been civilization in Aomori for longer than 30000 years. It's was founded in 1625 and became a city in 1898. There are no old buildings as almost the entire city was destroyed at the end of WW11. The ancient people lived underground and were hunters and gatherers and pottery makers. In 1611 the second lord of the Tsugaru Clan, Tsugaru Nobuhira constructed the historic Hirosaki a Castle. The castle ...

    A colorful carneval style festival

    A travel blog entry by silo on Aug 04, 2014

    11 photos

    ... by people, the drums and dancing. All of them intonating their ra-ra-ratana.

    Impressive constructions with enlightened figures if ancient history. We could not understand all of the meaning, but the festival is known on Japan. There is even a museum with all the history and the constructors of the carts (all in Japanese)


    Really, Really Big Buddah

    A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl on Jul 27, 2014

    9 photos

    My final stop on the Saturday adventure trip was at the Really Big Buddha just outside Aomori, Japan. This too is on the Misawa Air Base "must see" listing and while I've been past it a number of times (heading to the snow of the Hakkoda mountains or on various ITT trips), this was my first stop at ...