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Miniature Western Buildings

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May

Miniature Western Buildings(ミニチュア建造物) is located in Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture. There are many 1/10 scale old western buildings of Hirosaki. Also, there are a museum, old library and a western style school. Hirosaki has many old western style buildings that constructed over 100 years ago.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.
Time: 9:00 to 18:00

Access
0. at Hirosaki Station.
1. use a local bus to Hirosaki Castle.
2. walk.


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Miniature Western Buildings
Western Buildings are located at Hirosaki, Aomori Prefecture. There are two old western style buildings and many miniatures. Hirosaki was very famous for education, especially western education. Therefore, many professors and Christian messengers visit here.

Old Hirosaki Library
constructed in 1906. This building was designed by Horie Sakichi who combined Western style and Japanese style building. Most of the features are Renaissance style wooden building and there are many details that take Japanese style.

Touougijuku School
constructed in 1900.