Taketa, City in Japan
General Information about Taketa
Taketa (Taketa) is a middle town within ÅŒita prefecture in the KyÅ«shÅ« region. Sister city of Taketa is Bad Krozingen in Germany.
You can easily reach the suburbs of Taketa by local rail services in 3 stations.
Famous persons connected with Taketa are Rentarou Taki (1879 - 1903) and Takeo Hirose (1868 - 1904).
Travel tips for Taketa
Top Taketa destinations for your sightseeing are the castle ruins of Oka (ç«¹ç”°å²¡åŸŽè·¡) throughout the year, the Naoiri-machi Nagayu hot spring (ç›´å…¥ç”ºé•·æ¹¯æ¸©æ³‰) throughout the year and the Kuju highlands (ä¹…ä½é«˜åŽŸ) throughout the year.
The Oka castle, nowadays in ruins, was built in the year 1185.
The bamboo festival "Chikuraku" (ç«¹æ¥½), another great attraction where you can experience the city illumination in Japanese style (ç”ºã‚’å’Œé¢¨ã«ãƒ©ã‚¤ãƒˆã‚¢ãƒƒãƒ—). Another experience Taketa's western christian culture (ç«¹ç”°ã‚ãƒªã‚·ã‚¿ãƒ³å—è›®æ–‡åŒ–). Of interest here a former execution site (å‡¦åˆ‘æ‰€ãŒã‚ã‚‹).
If you want to take a hot bath in Taketa, the spa Nagayu (é•·æ¹¯æ¸©æ³‰) brings you relaxation and is also good for cuts. The address: Naoiri-machi nagayu 7962 (ç›´å…¥ç”ºé•·æ¹¯ï¼—ï¼™ï¼–ï¼’). Another hot spring here is Taketa spa house Hanamizuki (ç«¹ç”°æ¸©æ³‰é¤¨èŠ±æ°´æœˆ), which helps amongst other things in chronic female disorders.
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Taketa? The fried chicken set menu (ã‹ã‚‰æšã’å®šé£Ÿ) is recommended by locals.Marufuku (ä¸¸ç¦) in Taketa-cho 550-6 (ç«¹ç”°ç”º550ï¼6) is popular. Another recommendation for gourmets: The Enoha set menu (ã‚¨ãƒŽãƒå®šé£Ÿ). Kawasemi no shou (ç¿¡ç¿ ã®åº„) offer this. Where? In Naoiri-machi oo-aza nagayu 8170-2 (ç›´å…¥ç”ºå¤§å—é•·æ¹¯8170ï¼2).
Do you already own a souvenir from Taketa? You could buy for example Hime daruma, available in the Goto hime daruma studio.
Flowers and Foliage
Discover the cherry blossom in Taketa from 03/01 to 04/30, best in the castle ruins of Oka (å²¡åŸŽè·¡). A feeling of summer freshness brings the lotus blossom from 05/11 to 05/20, to view in Otamaya park (ãŠãŸã¾ã‚„å…¬åœ’). The maple trees changing colour in Taketa is the highlight in the romantic autumn. Discover in the castle ruins of Oka (å²¡åŸŽè·¡), how the leaves turn from golden yellow to shining red. Start is around the 11/01 and the foliage lasts until 11/20.