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INTRODUCTION TO 16 AREAS OF ATTRACTION

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Know Tono

Agricultural Wonder: Satoyama in Tono

Mysterious Tohoku: Tono

Kitakami in Spring

Picturesque Tohoku: Japan’s Traditional Landscape at its Best

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Tono Furusato Village
photo provided by Iwate Tourist Association

Revisiting Traditional Architectural Wisdom: Thatching

Tono Furusato Village

Thatching is the traditional Japanese craft of building a roof with dry vegetation like straw to achieve warmth and sustainability while also saving energy . In Tohoku, there remain many thatched roof houses that esemble a poetic retreat from the modern day. With stunning mountains as backdrops and beautiful creeks gently flowing, this is the ultimate destination for meditation and relaxation.

Often used as a shooting location for movies, the nostalgic looking Tono Furusato village also doubles as a tourist attraction where visitors can experience traditional Japanese craftwork like bamboo art and pottery making.The outgoing and friendly staff is dedicated to helping everyone get the most out of their visit.

You can sample home-made sake known as Doburoku at a traditional winter festival, Dobekko Festival. © Tono Tourism Association Tono Furusato Village

© Tono Tourism Association Tono Furusato Village

Tono Furusato Village

Cultural Experience Activities at Tono Furusato Village

Hours:

9am-5pm (Mar. to Oct.), 9am-4pm (Nov. to Feb)

Access:

25 minutes from JR Tono Station by bus

Admission:

540 yen (Adults),320 yen (Children)
Instructors at Furusato Village are known as “Maburitto members,” or “protectors” in the Iwate dialect.

Densyoen Park © Tono Tourism Association

Oshira-sama: A household deity unique to the Tohoku region. Made with 30 cm long mulberry sticks, Oshira-sama statues usually come in pairs,with the male figure representing a horse and the female a human.


Densyoen Park

Traditional farming, authentic culture and local wisdom are carefully preserved at these charming thatched roof houses.
Here, you can listen to Japanese folklore, try your hand at making Japanese crafts and savor local specialties.

Hours:

9am - 5pm(Last entry at 4:30pm)

Access:

25 minutes from JR Tono Station by bus

Admission:

320 yen (Adults), 220 yen (Children)


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Tono Furusato Village

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Densyoen Park

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