Miyagi | 5.0h
Castle Town Around Fox Village! Explore Shiroishi!
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You can wear armor, and drink delicious sake at the brewery!


This plan is a quick and efficient way to explore the famous spots of Shiroishi. First, look at the exhibition of specialty Japanese paper at an old traditional house. The lamp made from "Shiroishi Washi" has a faint light and it makes you feel relax.
Did you know that Shiroishi has castles and samurai residences? At Shiroishi Castle, you can take pictures with your favorite armor and kimono. The top floor has a very nice view! At the samurai residence near the castle, you can learn and feel how the samurai spent.
This plan is recommended for those who want to go back to the samurai era and learn about Japanese culture and history!

Highlights


・ You can learn about Japanese paper "Washi"at a Japanese house.
・ You can try sake at the brewery and purchase souvenirs.
・ Learn about history at Japanese castles and wear armor for free.
・ You can feel the samurai's life at that time in the samurai residence.

Attractions


・Sumaru Yashiki: A traditional Japanese residence built in the Meiji era. Currently, it is donated to Shiraishi City and used as the exhibition hall to introduce traditional Japanese paper called "Shiraishi Washi".
・Zao Sake Brewery: This brewery is an exhibition hall managed by a brewery maker. Founded in 1873, it brews once a year from November to March and produces sake from locally grown rice and clear water.
・ Shiroishi Castle: You can experience wearing samurai's armor for free at this castle. In addition, the top floor overlooks the beautiful mountains. There is no doubt that you can take one picture of your memories.
・Shiroishi Castle History Museum: A museum where you can learn about the history of Shiroishi. The shop on the 1st floor offers a wide range of original goods such as Shiroishi specialties: Umen noodle and Japanese paper "Washi"products.
・Katakura Family Buke Yashiki: A designated cultural property in Miyagi Prefecture. It is a small samurai residence by the waterway that can be walked from Shiroishi Castle. There is a place where you can get down to a waterway that can be used even now, and you can see how it was actually used as a place of living in the Edo period.

Notes

・This tour will not visit the Fox Village. This is the tour to introduce around the Fox Village for tourists who will visit the Village.
・Please wear comfortable clothing as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
・This tour includes a lunch/dinner venue.

Expenses Not Included

The following expenses are not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
-Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 1,000)
-Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.

Meeting Point

Shiroishi Station, in front of Tourist Information Center



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