Hirosaki Castle Yuki-Doro Festival is one of five major snow festivals of Tohoku region since 1977. Every year, the festival exhibits their snow creation. At the main exhibit area, large snow structures entertain visitors of all ages. At night, the exhibit area illuminates creating a fascinating atmosphere.
The Tsugaru Railways run through the plains of Tsugaru peninsula from Tsugaru Goshogawara Station to Tsugaru Nakazato Station – a 45 minute ride with a total distance of 20.7 km (12.8 miles). The railway runs seasonal themed trains throughout the year. During the winter season, the stove train entertains its passengers.
During the winter season (between December and March), thousands of swans and ducks migrate to Hirakawa. Visitors may enjoy bird watching / bird feeding.
|Access||JR Gonosen, Fujisaki Sation, 10 minute walk JR Gonosen|
|Estimated Time En Route||45 minutes by car|