Hokkaido is the north of Japan.Hakodate is also the north of Hokkaido.And also,Kameo is the town of Hakodate.This is a very small town. There is a lot of nature and rice fields.You can sometimes see wild animals,for example foxes,deer and so on.
By plane Go to Tokyo International Airport. When you get on the plane,be careful about airlines.Because there are ANA,JAL and so on,the entrance is different. Get on the plane from Tokyo to Hakodate (100 min).From Hakodate airport to Kameo,take a taxi(15 min).If you walk from Hakodate airport to Kameo,it will takes a long time.
There is only a temple in Kameo. This name is "Kouzen temple."This was built in 1954.This temple is "Soto Zen.""Soto Zen" is one sect of the Buddhisms and obey the Buddha teaching.And also,many people visit there,because the temple is a place to honor one’s ancestors. Moreover, you can feel season. In the fall, you can enjoy seeing colored leaves. There are red tree and yellow tree. Their are very beautiful. And also, you can see snow in winter.
There is a shrine in Kameo. This shrine's name is "Ooyamazumi shrine." In addition, this shrine is surrounded by trees. And also, there is a river behind. This name is "Shiodome river." Therefore, there are a lot of nature. Then, the festival is held in August 13th and 14th every year. People in Kameo are looking forward to going to this. In this festival, japanese drums is played by people. Japanese drums is called "Taiko" in Japanese. "Taiko" is Japanese traditional instrument. Though the festival is very small, you can see Japanese traditional things.
Kameo elementary school and junior high school
There is only a school in Kameo. The number of students are about 50 peoples. Therefore, this school is very small.This school is three stories high. The second floor is elementary school and the third floor is junior high school. In addition,gym,music room and toilet use together.And also,class organization is rare. First grade and second grade students study in the same classroom. Equally,third grade and forth grade study and fifth grade sixth grade studey together. Accordingly,there are three classes in elementary school. Elementary and junior high school have only six classes. This school is very unique.
Kameo village of agriculture(KAMEO Freai no Sato)
This opened on April 20th,2008. This name is "KAMEO Freai no Sato" in Japanese.You can experience agriculture. Everyone can enjoy this place.You can sow seeds and plant vegetables. For example, you can grow strawberries, rice, buckwheat and sweet potato. After the food developed, you can harvest it. You can also pick cherries there. The adult rate is 400 yen, and the rate for children is 200 yen.
This is a bakery.There are many delicious sweet rolls and cakes.For example,there are apple pies,chocolate sticks,breads and so on.Cream puffs of this shop are very delicious and popular.Also,disabled people can work there.This offers them good chances to work.Business hours are from 10:00 to 17:00.This shop is closed on Sunday.