Nishiki

Nishiki (西木村; -mura) is a district of Semboku, Akita, Japan.

History

  • On September 30th, 1956 both Saimyōji village (西明寺村) and Hinokinai village (檜木内村) merged together to form Nishiki village (西木村).
  • On September 20th, 2005 the Nishiki village merged with the towns of Kakunodate and Tazawako to form the new city of Semboku.

Festivals

  • Kamihinokinai Paper Balloon Festival (上桧木内の紙風船上げ). February 10.
  • Hadaka-Mairi (裸参り). The Naked Pilgrimage. 3rd Sunday in February.
  • Nishine Sasara (西根ささら). August
  • Oyamada Sasara Festival (小山田ささら)
  • The Tozawa Clan Festival (戸沢氏祭)

Onsen

  • Nishiki Hot Springs Kurion (西木温泉クリオン). website. ☎ 0187-47-2010. 〒014-0515 秋田県仙北市西木町門屋字屋敷田83-2. (map). Adults ¥400, children ¥200 6am-9pm.

Schools

  • Saimyōji Junior High School (西明寺中学校)
  • Hinokinai Junior High School (檜木内中学校)
  • Saimyōji Elementary school (西明寺小学校)
  • Hinokinai Elementary school (檜木内小学校)
  • Kamihinokinai Elementary school (上檜木内小学校)

See also


Semboku City
Kakunodate • Tazawako • Nishiki