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Downtown Area Map

Written on 2017-08-01 in 5.Latest News

Welcome to Sakata! Costa neoRomantica Arrival on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 This map shows various restaurants that you can visit while in town which serve meals prepared with local ingredients. Some restaurants are nor...

Kura-tanbo Kan

Written on 2017-06-28 in Kura-tanbo Kan

The sake museum, called Kura-tanbo Kan, is run by Tohoku Meijo Brewery. This museum exhibits the history and process of sake brewing. Visitors can even taste various kinds of sake here. A reservation is needed if you wan...

Historical Homma Residence

Written on 2017-06-08 in Historical Homma Residence

The Homma Family expanded its business interests into commerce, finance, and landownership. In 1768, the head of the third-generation of the Homma Family, Mitsuoka built the samurai-style house for the feudal lord, Sakai...

Minato Ichiba

Written on 2017-06-08 in Exhibits and Foods

Minato means port. There are seven indoor shops selling fresh seafood, vegetables, fruits, sake, local specialties, and souvenirs. Some have small diners where you can eat ramen or a bowl of rice topped with tuna.  

Sanno Club

Written on 2017-06-08 in Exhibits and Foods

Sanno Club was built in 1895 and was a famed high-class Japanese restaurant in Sakata for more than one hundred years. Now, the restaurant has been renovated into a tourist facility that displays many kinds of exhibits, ...


Written on 2017-06-07 in Exhibits and Foods

Somaya, built in the Edo period, was a renowned restaurant in Sakata for many years. In 1996, it was renovated into a tourist facility and its name changed to Somaro. Here, visitors can enjoy watching Sakata maiko (simil...

Sankyo-soko Rice Storehouse

Written on 2017-06-07 in Exhibits and Foods

Constructed in 1893, Sankyo-soko Rice Storehouse is comprised of 12 storehouses. This facility was only used for storing rice, and 9 of the storehouses are still in use today. The rest have been renovated into the Shonai...

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