Kakunodate: Samurai Residences & Cherry Blossom Paths
Known as Little Kyoto of the Mutsu region, Kakunodate is a historical town with samurai residences and cherry blossom paths. Samurai warriors ruled this town, whose history dates back more than 290 years. The current townscape was built by the Ashina clan in the 1620s in the beginning of the Edo era. Kakunodate later flourished as a castle town of the Satake Hokke clan.
April 30, 2016
Kakunodate Tourism Guide