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Tsugaruhan Neputa Mura

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61 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki 036-8332, Aomori Prefecture
+81 172-39-1511
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the place for about 45 minutes with a tour group. It’s good in a sense that it’s a one-stop trail to learn about the interesting local culture, music (drums & shamisen) performances and craftsmanship (workshops)! They also sell the products/souvenirs they make and local...More

Thank mkongj
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This float experience pales in comparison to the huge floats (over 80 feet tall) on the North Island, but it is interesting. The briefing on what is going on in the process is a little broken and confused, but you get the point--small floats that...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The exhibition of Nebuta floats was extremely interesting and well organized. We had a great experience there, it became some kind of preamble to our visit to Nebuta Warasse museum in Aomori. That doesn’t mean however that it’s not worth going here if you have...More

Thank CatherineBulg
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We went here as part of a cruise ship tour that had docked in Aomori. We didn't quite know what to expect, but it turned out to be an interesting experience. If you are interested in the floats and are in Aomori, I would suggest...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is a relatively small place housing some of the neputa floats. On admission a host gave us a brief history and description of this well like cultural practice in English. Interesting! There was a flute and drum demo immediatly after this. Audiences wete asked...More

Thank HotEarth
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Visited here while on tour with a cruise ship. This is an interesting cultural experience and the musicians are well worth hearing in addition to seeing the impressive festival floats. After the main exhibition is an area where you can see local artisans at work...More

Thank ConradVictor
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Entered with low expectations and left very impressed. We were just in time to see a shamisen performance. The sound is very powerful and different to the more refined style found in southern Honshu. There was also a chance to play some taiko (drums), and...More

Thank IThkg
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Traveled here with a tour from a cruise ship. A great way to spend an hour or so listening to drums, watching local Artisans at work, feeding fish in the pond, and walking around the shops. The art displayed here is absolutely breathtaking. The drama...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Nebuta and Neputa are same meaning. The difference is just a pronunciation of Japanese dialect of sleepy. There are many styles of Neputa in Aomori prefecture. The Hirosaki-styled Neputa is in this museum. The big fan shaped Neputa is about 10m in hight. We can...More

Thank a_mamoru
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Here you find many of the floats carried in festivals in the area,. They are just stunning, and it has lit each float beautifully I couldn't stop taking pictures!

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susan g
19 January 2015|
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The japan-guide website is a great source of information like this. Also, the Hirosaki tourism bureau has some English information on their website