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SUNRISE TOURS JTB

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Turn into Royalty at Hirosaki Castle in Aomori! Smart Glasses Sightseeing & Feudal Lord or Lady Costume Dress-up Experience (Starts 14:00)

  • Armor & Helmet Dress-up (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Robe Dress-up (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Kids' Dress-up (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Dress-up Venue (photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Smart Glasses Experience (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Smart Glasses Experience (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Spring Cherry Blossoms at Hirosaki Castle Moat (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Butokuden (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Apple Pie (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Experience plan Details

1. Smart Glasses are wearable devices worn over the head like glasses.
On this tour, an attendant will introduce customers to the beauty of Hirosaki Park as they use Smart Glasses to learn about Hirosaki Castle's history, and enjoy virtual 360-degree panoramic views including Hirosaki Park's cherry blossoms, which are known as some of Japan's best.
Immerse yourself in the charm of Hirosaki Park in any season, whether with graceful cherry blossoms or gentle snow. May be used in English, Chinese, Korean, Thai and French.
2. Experience dressing up as a feudal lord (armor and helmet) or lady (kimono and robe). Children may dress up as a feudal lord (haori coat and hakama pants) or lady (kimono). After the experience, customers will have their picture taken and given to them in a special frame.
3. Customers on this plan may enter Hirosaki Castle's Honmaru and Kita no Kuruwa, areas that normally require admission (JPY 310), free of charge! (From Nov. 24 to Mar. 31, the Hirosaki Castle Tower is closed for the winter, and areas requiring admission may be entered for free.)

  • Experience plan Overview
Req. to Run Tour
2guest(s)
Req. per Booking
2guest(s)
Departs
Tohoku
Guide Service
Not Available
Tour Guide/Conductor Language
Not Available
Audio Guide
Chinese,English,,,
Tangential multilingual assistant or multilingual reception accepted
English
Included
Smart glasses tour, Dress-up experience charges, Apple pie set charges
Not Included
Transportation costs to the meeting point
  • Remarks
[Until Dec. 31, 2019]
Planning Company: JTB Corp.
Address: 2-3-11 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 64)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[From Jan. 1, 2020]
Planning Company: JTB Global Marketing & Travel Inc.
Address: 2-3-14 Higashi Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Japan Tourism Agency Registered Travel Agent (No. 1723)
A member of the Japan Association of Travel Agents
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
This is an unguided plan, so please go to the meeting location on your own.
Those who forget to bring their reservation confirmation sheet or a printed copy of their reservation confirmation e-mail may be unable to participate, so make sure to bring it with you.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
Depending on operational circumstances, certain tour dates may be cancelled, or tour operation may cease entirely.
[Fujita Memorial Garden]
- Address: 8-1 Shimoshirogane-cho, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori Prefecture 
- Tel: 0172-37-5525 
[Hirosaki Castle Park]
- Address: 1 Shimoshirogane-cho, Hirosaki-shi, Aomori Prefecture
- Tel: 0172-33-8739
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Fujita Memorial Garden entrance / 13:50
[Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor]
For the Hirosaki Park tour, a Japanese-speaking staff (partial English) will guide customers to sightseeing spots where they can use the Smart Glasses.
Smart Glasses may be used in Japanese, English, French, Mandarin, Korean, and Thai.
The staff in charge of the dress-up will conduct the experience in Japanese, but pamphlets in English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese or Korean will also be provided.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Regarding Children/Infants]
Children 5 years old and younger who wish to join the Smart Glasses tour and dress-up experience must be booked at the Child rate (6 years old). For the dress-up experience for children booked under the Child rate (6-11 years old), costumes are available starting from 100 cm (3 ft 2 in) in height.
[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
[Dressing Experience]
Experience dressing up as a feudal lord (armor and helmet) or lady (kimono and robe). Armor and helmet may be used by customers at least 160 cm (5 ft 2 in) in height.
For children (6-11 years old), feudal lord (haori coat and hakama pants) or lady (kimono) costumes are provided for those at least 100 cm (3 ft 2 in) in height.
Customers may be asked to wait for their turn to dress up in case of congestion.
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13:50 -

Meet at the entrance to Fujita Memorial Garden

At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.

14:00 -15:10

(70minutes)

Hirosaki Park Tour Departure

In Hirosaki Park, a Japanese-speaking staff (partial English) will guide customers to sightseeing spots where they can use the Smart Glasses. Smart Glasses are wearable devices worn over the head like glasses. On this tour, an attendant will introduce customers to the beauty of Hirosaki Park as they use Smart Glasses to learn about Hirosaki Castle's history, and enjoy virtual 360-degree panoramic views including Hirosaki Park's cherry blossoms, which are known as some of Japan's best. Smart Glasses Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, French [Course] Start: Fujita Memorial Garden (instructions on Smart Glasses operation, checking)     (1) Otemon Gate (history of Hirosaki Castle)     (2) Inner South Gate (four seasons of Hirosaki Castle)     (3) Gejobashi Bridge (stone wall renovation)     (4) Honmaru / Hirosaki Castle Tower (castle tower)     (5) Honmaru / Observatory (Hirosaki City footage) Goal: Butokuden Lounge (return the equipment, tour ends) Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor].

15:20 -

(10minutes)

Transfer

Head to Hirosaki Park Kita no Kuruwa Butokuden Lounge.

15:30 -15:45

(15minutes)

Dress-up / Picture Taking

Experience dressing up as a feudal lord (armor and helmet) or lady (kimono and robe). Children may dress up as a feudal lord (haori coat and hakama pants) or lady (kimono). After the experience, customers will have their picture taken and given to them in a special frame. *Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor] & [Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring].

15:50 -

Cafe / Tour Ends

At the Butokuden Lounge cafe, enjoy a set of apple pie made with Hirosaki's specialty apples and coffee, then the tour ends afterward.

Booking

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  • Itinerary

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13:50 -

Meet at the entrance to Fujita Memorial Garden

At reception, please show your reservation confirmation sheet, a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail, or show the e-mail on your mobile device screen to staff.

14:00 -15:10

(70minutes)

Hirosaki Park Tour Departure

In Hirosaki Park, a Japanese-speaking staff (partial English) will guide customers to sightseeing spots where they can use the Smart Glasses. Smart Glasses are wearable devices worn over the head like glasses. On this tour, an attendant will introduce customers to the beauty of Hirosaki Park as they use Smart Glasses to learn about Hirosaki Castle's history, and enjoy virtual 360-degree panoramic views including Hirosaki Park's cherry blossoms, which are known as some of Japan's best. Smart Glasses Languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Thai, French [Course] Start: Fujita Memorial Garden (instructions on Smart Glasses operation, checking)     (1) Otemon Gate (history of Hirosaki Castle)     (2) Inner South Gate (four seasons of Hirosaki Castle)     (3) Gejobashi Bridge (stone wall renovation)     (4) Honmaru / Hirosaki Castle Tower (castle tower)     (5) Honmaru / Observatory (Hirosaki City footage) Goal: Butokuden Lounge (return the equipment, tour ends) Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor].

15:20

(10minutes)

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Transfer

Head to Hirosaki Park Kita no Kuruwa Butokuden Lounge.

15:30 -15:45

(15minutes)

Dress-up / Picture Taking

Experience dressing up as a feudal lord (armor and helmet) or lady (kimono and robe). Children may dress up as a feudal lord (haori coat and hakama pants) or lady (kimono). After the experience, customers will have their picture taken and given to them in a special frame. *Please refer to [Important Notes/Supplements: Guide/Tour Conductor] & [Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring].

15:50 -

Cafe / Tour Ends

At the Butokuden Lounge cafe, enjoy a set of apple pie made with Hirosaki's specialty apples and coffee, then the tour ends afterward.

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