Apr 7, 2017

Sashimaki Mizubasho Festival 2017

The Sashimaki Mizubasho Festival is opening tomorrow until May 5.

Currently, some of Mizubasho (Japanese skunk cabbage) flowers here have just started to open. While the Mizubasho will be opening over the next week (reaching its best viewing time between mid April to late April according to our predictions).

There`s still a lot of snow

 The buds are just beginning to open now!

Mizubasho in full bloom
Festival stalls are already set up and ready to serve Mizubasho-watchers.
             Venue: Sashimaki Mizubasho Colony, Tazawako
             Period: April 8(Sat) - May 5(Fri)
             Admission: free
DRIVE🚗-Take a route 46 in between Tazawako and Kakunodate station
(10mins from Tazawako, 20 min from Kakunodate)
BUS🚏-Take a local bus(Ugokotsu Bus) bound for Kakunodate (Kakunodate・Tazawako Line),
get off at Sashimaki-eki-mae bus stop, 15 min by walk, you will see Mizubasho.
JR TRAINS🚉- Take a local train (JR Tazawako Line) to Sashimaki station.
 *All "KOMACHI" trains do not make stop at Sashimaki Station on the Akita Shinkansen.
More Information:
Tazawako Tourist Information Center FOLAKE
TEL: 0187-43-2111 or folake@tazawako.org


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