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The house in which snow is just scooped out. "Kamakura"

Posted on January 22, 2019

An event to worship the god of water in Akita Prefecture. “Kamakura”

If you would like to see it, Let’s go to Yokoteno Snow Festival!

It will be held every February in the city of Yokohama where has heavy snowfall.

Photo by @masaki__75

A large number of  Miniture-Kamakura

Photo by @masaki__75

Producing a fantastic world.

Photo by @masaki__75

Snow shower Cinemagraphs.

Photo by @yoshi.makinchu

The masterpieces of the children at Yokote-Minami  Elementary School.

Inside the Kamakura, there is hope, determination and wish.

Each piece of paper is in each Kamakura.

Photo by @yoshi.makinchu

Amazake and rice cakes are distributed in Kamakura.

Photo by @yoshi.makinchu

If visiting with your lover, you would get hyped up.

【Akita Prefecture Yokote-no-Kamakura】

Address: 8-12 Chuo-cho, Yokote City, Akita Prefecture 013-0023

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【Traffic Access】

For visitors who come to Yokote from far.
It is convenient to take Akita Shinkansen “Komachi” from Tokyo.
It is about three and a half hours from Tokyo to Oomagari.
From Oomagari to Yokote, JR Okuhane line (bound for Yuzawa, Shinjo, In-nai etc) for about 20 minutes.
It is about a 10-minute walk from Yokote station to the Kamaura main hall “ Yokote City Hall Office Headquarters-mae Road Park” .
In the case of airplanes, it takes about 40 minutes from Akita Airport to Akita Station by bus.
From JR Akita Station to Yokote Station, it is 1 hour and 15minutes with JR Okuhane Line (bound for Yuzawa, Shinjo, in-nai etc)
It is about a 10-minute walk from Yokote station to Kamaura main hall “ Yokote City Hall Office Headquarters-mae Road Park” .

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