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The staff at Hirosaki Tourist Information Center were very helpful, giving me a map to Hirosaki, together with multiple tips about what to visit, where to eat. It is also possible to rent a bicycle, which in my opinion is the best way to get...More
We had a JR tourist pass and arrived on the express train early with a reserved seat. Need not have booked our seat as most have returned to work. We sought out a cafe for breakfast. The young girl has a friend here in Japan...More
Its service with a smile here that makes one so welcomed to this city. The lady that attended to me was so humble to say that she spoke little english...in reality her english was excellent! Information provided was good an accurate.
The young ladies had a reasonable grasp of English and could assist us with our requests for information about bus services and pick up locations for hotel shuttle cars. Always ready with a cheery smile and you can't say better than that when it's rainy.
Most of the information centres outside of Tokyo were really helpful and this was no exception. There's a restaurant here too but I didn't eat here. The have a display of local arts and crafts as well as an explanation (in Japanese) of the lacquer...More
When I arrived in Hirosaki, I went in the tourist information office for some English brochures. They only had one. The staff who helped spoke great English and answered all of my questions. I got to see what I wanted to see, especially the Neputa...More
Hirosaki really seems set up to welcome tourists. The information centers in the JR station and in the city hall complex were friendly, patient, and helpful.
They are also two of the sites for the "cycle net" that allows you rent a basic bicycle for...More