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Tsugaruhan Neputa Mura

61 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki 036-8332, Aomori Prefecture
+81 172-39-1511
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61 Kamenokomachi, Hirosaki 036-8332, Aomori Prefecture
+81 172-39-1511
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 Conrad N
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 nbct
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!

Thank strafals
Reviewed 14 March 2016

A group of friends and I went to Tsugaruhan Neputa Mura and we had a great time learning about Hirosaki’s culture. The Neputa Mura (Neputa Village) is a museum on the culture of Hirosaki. Visitors can take part in some of the cultural activities. When...More

Thank Nelumbo-Nucifera
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We were on a tour of Aomori which included the beautiful park, the castle, followed by a delicious Japanese lunch. After we had some free time and we stumbled upon Nebuta village. It was not quite a museum, but a kind of exhibition hall combined...More

1  Thank Cynthia L
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I don't know if there's other method. It was about 15 min walk from Hirosaki Park and was hard to reach. The admission charge is 550 yen. What I received was a drum roll, a brief explanation and looking around. They were not that impressive...More

Thank JH L
Reviewed 28 December 2014

Really enjoyed our visit to this museum. I thought it might be similar to the one in Aomori but it has more cultural activities such as playing taiko drums, a traditional Japanese string instrument and seeing the spinning tops. Not much English but the staff...More

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