Enjoy a day strolling along one of the most ancient cultural district of Japan – Kakunodate Samurai District on this Akita shore excursion. Get a glimpse of the Samurai family’s old life by visiting their house to witness various artifacts and samurai items on display.

Tour Code:
Duration: 4 hours
Start/End: Akita port/Akita port
Highlights: Kakunodate Samurai House District
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Akita shore excursions

  • Full Itinerary
  • Inclusion & Exclusion

Picked up at the port by your guide and driver and enjoy a short drive to Kakunodate Samurai House District where you spend the rest of this Akita day trip to explore.

Kakunodate-Samurai-House-AkitaRepresent the best example of Samurai style in building houses, the district is home to around 80 families with the traditional lifestyle revealing the beauty in Japanese culture. Admire the old-fashion wooden structure designed in elegant architecture. Especially, the wide streets are lined up by hundreds of cherry blossom trees fully blooming in spring, normally from late April to early May.

Kakunodate Samurai DistrictAmong Samurai house still remains, only six of them are opened to the public that you can witness the old life of samurai families which are from middle to wealthy classes. The two most impressive that attract lots of visitors come to visit are Aoyagi House and Ishiguro House. Inside the houses, there is an exhibition displaying samurai armor, swords, clothing, anatomical drawings, and so on.

Inside Samurai House

What’s included?

  • English-Speaking-Guide (licensed)
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee: Samurai House

What’s excluded?

  • Meals & Drinks
  • Tips for Guide and Driver