Yokote Things to Do
Akita Furusato Mura, is a theme park about Akita prefecture.There are exhibitions of crafts and local performing arts in Akita Prefecture, the Akita Museum of Modern Arts, (showing both its own collection and travelling exhibitions), Kamakuland amusement park for children, Planetarium. Restaurants serving local fares like kiritanpo, Ina niwa...more
Yokote Castle is located in Yokote Park. It is a reconstruction of a castle which stood from the 17th to 19th century. The park also contains a pond and rose garden, and a playground for children.I visited the castle, in it the display of samurai suites, porcelines, stones with inscribtions, old maps etc.Entrance charge. Museum: JPY 100...more
This restaurant caters to all customers, serving Asian, Europeans and Japanese food. Customers are welcome into different theme rooms. Room decked out into jail cells for convicts, ceiling to floor mirrors for narcissist, karaoke for budding singers and performers, PC for the all time geeks, log style interior for 'campers' etc.All sorts of...more
Customers are welcome into partitioned seatings, it has Japanese influenced ambiance., It offered numerous menu choices,with very affordable prices, and come with very humble attentive service.One can also order Izakaya style food and drink.This is worth experiencing by the traveling tourists/visitor, espeacially oversea visitors who have not been...more
A typical japanese restaurant with low table, cushion seatting on tatami mats, on raised platform. Food served in various dishes, in lunch/ dinner sets, or as required. I like the particularly smooth tasting udon - ina ni wa.ina niwa udon , is a long, slippery noodle in a thin soup of mushrooms, onion and bamboo shoots .more
Komatsu-ya-honten: Insects and Worms chocolate
Confectionery, specialised in making chocolates in weired and wonderful forms
world renowned chocolatier
What to buy: chocolates in the forms of insects and worms !
What to pay: approx. 220 Yen for a worm of 3-4 cm.Related to:
- Family Travel
- School Holidays
Yokote Local Customs
Japanese bath - onsen Sakura-so
Soaking in an onsen, claims to have many curative effects for different ailment !
Sakura-so offers onsens, semi-open air for females, indoors for male / female, and outdoor barbecue/yakiniku.
Sakuraso sits on top of a hill and offers a lovely view of rural Omori, looking towards Yokote city.
Entrance to onsen.300Related to: