The Akita Furusato-mura
|Address||About 15 minutes by bus from JR Yokote Station East Exit. Get on the bus towards Furusato-mura and get off at the last bus stop.
2 minutes by car from Akita Expressway Yokote Interchange
|Outline||The Akita Furusato-mura is a recreation facility located in Yokote city, Akita Prefecture. Here, you can enjoy at the largest planetarium in Tohoku area (north of Japan), "Wonder Castle" that has some equipments for children as well as optical illusions, and can ride a bus like a locomotive running in the facilities. The playground space where children can play outdoors is popular with families. In addition, there are food area serving local cuisine, including Inaniwa Udon noodle and Kiritampo-Nabe (pot dish with cut rice bars, vegetables, and chicken), and the other booth offering cheap but delicious local cuisine such as Yokote Yakisoba and Jumonji Ramen.|