Senshu Park

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  • Address: Japan, 〒010-0876 秋田県秋田市千秋公園 (Japan, Yubinbango010-0876 Akita, Akita Prefecture Senshu Park)
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-188662445
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Park, Watch Tower, Walking Area, Family And Kids

Once upon a time the Sakate Clan, one of the more powerful samurai families, had a castle at the site of this park. IT was called Kubota Castle. Practically nothing of the castle now remains, but there is a two story gate (through which you enter into the park) and a watchtower on the park's highest elevation - the Osumiyagura Turret . There is a small museum inside the tower, covering the history of the clan, but the real attraction there is the view from the highest point. As for the park itself, it was voted one of Japan's most beautiful. It's a local favourite throughout the year, and especially popular during the cherry blossom season, when cultural and music performances happen. By sheer virtue of being inside the park, the Iyataka Shrine is probably the most visited one in the city.

How to Reach Senshu Park

  • Kinochimae Bus station
  • Drive or take taxi.

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  • Senshu Park Address: Japan, 〒010-0876 秋田県秋田市千秋公園 (Japan, Yubinbango010-0876 Akita, Akita Prefecture Senshu Park)
  • Senshu Park Contact Number: +81-188662445
  • Senshu Park Timing: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Senshu Park(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Senshu Park: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 29.71% of people who visit Akita include Senshu Park in their plan

  • 85.19% of people start their Senshu Park visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Senshu Park

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

58.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Senshu Park

People normally club together Tentoku-ji Temple and Kubota Castle while planning their visit to Senshu Park.

People also prefer to start their day with Senshu Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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