Akita Inu Hall
Akita Inu Hall, in Odate, Akita, is dedicated to Akita-inu dogs. The city of Odate is known as the home of the Akita-inu. The hall was built to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Akita-inu Preservation Society. Here, visitors can learn about the history of Akita-inu and their habits and characteristics. The first floor is the hall office, the second hall is a meeting hall, and the third floor is the hall museum. At the museum, visitors can learn about the relationship between Odate and Akita-inu, and about the famous dog Hachiko, which was an Akita-inu. Akita Inu Hall is a must-visit for dog lovers, since there are real Akita-inu there that visitors can pet and play with.
13-1 Sannomaru, Odate-shi, Akita
9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
・Mid Nov. to late Apr.: Saturday afternoons, Sundays and national holidays ・Afternoon of Aug. 13 ・Year-end holidays (Dec. 28 - Jan. 3)
Adults: ¥200 Children: ¥100
FromOdate Station (JR Ou Main Line and Hanawa Line)
【Odate Sta.】Shuhoku Bus Nakano Line / for Kaminakano →【Odate-shiyakusho-mae Bus Stop】→ about a 5-minute walk