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大館の特産 Local specialities

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きりたんぽ:炊きたての白飯をつぶして杉の棒に巻き付けて焼く。 比内地鶏からとった醤油だしに野菜、きのこ、鶏肉を入れた鍋料理で食される
Kiritanpo-Freshly cooked rice is pounded until somewhat mashed, then formed into cylinders and toasted over. It is usualy served with vegetables and chicken in hotpot.

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曲げわっぱ:大館に400 年以上前から伝わる伝統工芸品。お盆や弁当箱、おひつなどが天然秋田杉の薄板を曲げて作られている。
Magewappa is a traditional craftwork that has been made for about four hundred years.Trays, lunch boxes, and many more are made by thinly shaving Japanese cedars.

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秋田犬(あきたいぬ):国の天然記念物に指定されている唯一の大型犬種。忠犬ハチ公のエピソードが国内外で広く知られている。
The Akita (Akita-inu) is a large breed of dog originating from the mountainous northern regions of Japan, and known worldwide from the true story of “Hachiko”.