Painting Akabeko at Nisshinkan

Get the Flash Player to see this video.


Painting Akabeko at Nisshinkan (日新館赤ベコ絵付け) is a popular experiencing at Nisshinkan, Aizu, Fukushima. Akabeko is one of the famous toy of Aizu area. It is a paper made doll of a red cow. At Nisshinkan, you can try painting Akabeko. It takes about 30 min. and you can design your own Akabeko. Your Akabeko will be yours after painting.

Tourist Info.
No need for reservation.
Admission: 870 Yen.
At 3rd Dojo.

Admission: 620 yen for adult, 500 yen for high and jr. high students. 450 yen for kids.
There is group discount and handicap person.
Open: 9:00 to 16:00
Note: the touring course is different between summer time and winter time. Video shows winter touring.

0. at Aizu-Wakamatsu Station.
1. use JR Ban-etsu west line to Hirota.
2. walk north (30 min.) or take taxi.

MLJ Online Shop

Detailed Travel Guide

Akabeko is the traditional craftwork in Aizu area. Akabeko is the red cow that helped constructing Kokuzodo temple in 807. People made the red cow doll for wishing their kids to be strong like that cow.Painting Akabeko is very popular experiencing at Nisshinkan. It will be great attraction especially with your family.

Official Web site: