Kazuno, City in Japan
General Information about Kazuno
Kazuno (Kazuno) is a middle town within Akita prefecture in the Tōhoku region. Sister cities of Kazuno are Sopron in Hungary and Wuwei District Liangzhou in the People's Republic of China.
You can easily reach the suburbs of Kazuno by local rail services in 8 stations.
Famous persons connected with Kazuno are Junko Asari (born 1969), Yasuhiko Okudera (born 1952) and Konan Naito (1866 - 1934).
Travel tips for Kazuno
Top Kazuno destinations for your sightseeing are the Hachimantai (八幡平) from 05/01 to 11/01, the Oyu stone circle (大湯環状列石) throughout the year and the Osarizawa mine archaeological site (史跡尾去沢鉱山) throughout the year.
The Yuze valley (湯瀬渓谷), another great attraction where you can experience the scenery of the valley (渓谷の風景). Go to Yuze onsen kyo (湯瀬温泉郷) for this. Another experience is the Hachimantai Goshogake nature study path (八幡平後生掛自然研究路) in Hachimantai onsenkyo (八幡平温泉郷). Of interest here is the volcanic phenomena such as Japan's largest mud volcano (日本一の大泥火山などの生きた火山現象).
Culture and History
Cultural roots make Kazuno tourism particularly attractive. The Dainichi-hall Bugaku (大日堂舞楽) is listed as world heritage. National heritage respectively national treasure are the Hanawa Bayashi (花輪ばやし) and the Kemonai bon dance (毛馬内の盆踊).
The oldest building in the city was constructed in the year 1665 and is named Ohohiru Memuchi Shrine (大日靈貴神社).
Do you want to see fireworks in Kazuno? The Oyu Onsen Summerfestival (大湯温泉夏まつり) with 1.000 rockets is popular. You can best watch from the Towada Oyu Hotel Kazunomae. Another fireworks is the Hanawa Neputa (花輪ねぷた) with 300 rockets. Have a good view from the Honeshiro-riverbeds (around Inamura bridge).
If you want to take a hot bath in Kazuno, the spa Goshogake (後生掛温泉) brings you relaxation and is also good for Gastrointestinal disease. The address: Hachimantai onsen kyo (八幡平温泉郷). Another hot spring here is Fuke-no-Yu (蒸ノ湯温泉), which helps amongst other things in Neuralgia. Go to Hachimantai onsen kyo (八幡平温泉郷) for this.
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Kazuno? Kiritanpo Nabe (きりたんぽ鍋) is recommended by locals. The Road station Kazuno (道の駅かづの) in Hanawa Shindenmachi 11-4 (花輪新田町11-4) is popular. Another recommendation for gourmets: Kazuno Hormon (鹿角ホルモン). The Hormon Koraku (ホルモン幸楽) offers this. Where? In the Hanawa Sekimukai 5 (花輪堰向5).
Do you already own a souvenir from Kazuno? You could buy for example Fabrics, available in the Former Sekizen Sakestore.
Flowers and Foliage
Discover the cherry blossom in Kazuno from 05/01 to 05/10, best in the Sakurayama Gokoku Shrine (桜山護国神社). The maple trees changing colour in Kazuno is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the Hachimantai area (八幡平全域), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 10/01 and the foliage lasts until 11/10.
Economy and Industry in Kazuno
A functioning local economy can set many impulses for the region. Particularly encouraging is the fact that Kabushikigaisha Yanagisawa Tekkojo, Aoyama seikou Inc. and Kabushikigaisha Asari sasuke shoten belong to the top companies in Kazuno. Kabushikigaisha Yanagisawa Tekkojo is in the field of iron and steel manufacture, Aoyama seikou Inc. in the sector precision parts processing and Kabushikigaisha Asari sasuke shoten active in the area of miso and soy sauce brewing.
In particular, the city wants foreign companies to invest in the sector production industry here and provides promotion in the scope of facilities and equipment maintenance costs and land building loan fee and employment assistance. In addition, the industry information service industry-may receive support for facilities and equipment maintenance costs and land building loan fee and employment assistance.
Free industrial land is currently available at Kazuno industrial park industrial zone, which is located in Towada yamane uenohira.