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Katakurikan

249-1 Koyamada Nishigicho, Semboku 014-0516, Akita Prefecture
+81 187-47-3535
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This ia a local tourist building with a restaurant, gift shop and ticketing office for the dogtooth violet viewing tour.

A ten minutes' drive from Kakunodate takes you to Nishiki Town in the same Senboku City. Nishiki... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
Fields of light purple ... during the right season

"Katakuri" flowers are Japan's Dogtooth Violets ... The area is quite large, made up of 10... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Vanessa Y
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Tokyo, Japan
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249-1 Koyamada Nishigicho, Semboku 014-0516, Akita Prefecture
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+81 187-47-3535
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

A ten minutes' drive from Kakunodate takes you to Nishiki Town in the same Senboku City. Nishiki Town is known for clusters of dogtooth violets (katakuri) with purple flowers that bloom from April to May. The clusters are in chestnut farms, which open to visitors...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

"Katakuri" flowers are Japan's Dogtooth Violets ... The area is quite large, made up of 10 sections, on various hills ... and is fairly easy to access by car (about 20 mins from Kakunodate). It's a one-way trip around the park (by car). There were...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2015

A pleasant hike up through the fields of flowers. The locals have made the most of the fields and work as a cooperative team to open the fields to tourists. Later the trees are full of chestnuts.

Thank Louichan
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