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Odaiko no Yakata
At Odaiko no Yakata (literally “Big Drum Hall”), you can see the World’ largest taiko drum (diameter 3.71 m, length 4.32 m, weight 3 tonnes) for real. You can see other six large drums with a diameter of over 2 meters at the hall too. You will be overwhelmed by the impressive presentations of these drums. Around 140 drums collected from 40 countries in the world are displayed at the world’s drum museum located in the same building. You can try not only Japanese taiko but also those drums from various countries.
- 62-1 Tsuzureko Otsutsumi Michishita, Kitaakita-shi, Akita
- Contact No.
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 9:00-17:00; Closed on December 31 and January 1
- Official Website
- Admission fee
- 420 yen for an adult, 300 yen for a junior or high school student, and 200 yen for an elementary school student
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.
In addition, many local specialties are available for purchase as a gift at Bussankan adjacent to the hall. Especially, ice cream and chocolate made with shishito (green pepper) are only available here.