Sights in Akita

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Tamagawa Onsen Hot Spring

Located in the “hell zone,” a high-temperature geothermal field, this hot spring gushes with highly acidic—and scorching hot—water. It is the only place in Japa

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Paper Balloon Festival in Kamihinokinai

This balloon festival is a traditional winter event held in the Kamihinokinai district of Nishiki town located in the eastern part of Akita Prefecture. Every ye

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Hifuri Kamakura Festival

Held on the 13th and 14th of February each year, this festival marks the opening of the new lunar year with a celebratory show of fiery light. The festival's pu

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Neko no Mise Namekawa

This cafe is situated within a former samurai townhouse in the Samurai Residence District of Kakunodate. Visitors can enjoy drinks and desserts while taking in

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Yubian

This restaurant offers a daily changing menu of Yoshoku cuisine (Japanized European dishes) made from local, fresh ingredients such as Hinaiji chicken and veget

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Sakura no Sato

Situated on "Samurai Residences Road", this restaurant serves regional specialties such as Inaniwa Udon noodles, Hinaiji chicken and soba noodles. (Open daily f

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Murasaki

This restaurant serves regional specialties from Akita Prefecture such as kiritanpo nabe (hot pot) and hinaiji (high-end specialty) chicken as well as local sak

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Kakunodate Birch Crafts Folklore House

In addition to promoting regional history, Kakunodate Birch Crafts Folklore House exhibits birch and cherry blossom wood or kaba-zaiku handicrafts.

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Jin-ichi

Reservations are required at this popular restaurant which serves Western-influenced "creative" Japanese cuisine. The chef used to run an award-winning restaura

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Tsurunoyu Onsen

Onsen in Akita prefecture located on the side of mount Nyutozan between Akita and Morioka.

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Akita Kakunodate Nishinomiya-ke

Akita Kakunodate Nishinomiya-ke is a century-old property that belonged to the Nishinomiya family. The site is currently open to visitors with a souvenir shop,

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Lake Tazawa-ko Sightseeing Boats

Lake Tazawa-ko Sightseeing Boats offer a 40-min tour around Lake Tazawa-ko.

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Ukigi Jinja Shrine

Ukigi-jinja, also known as Kansagu, is a shrine located on the shores of Lake Tazawa-ko.

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Lake Tazawa

This lake, located in Akita Prefecture, is the deepest lake in Japan.

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Hirafuku Memorial Museum of Art

This small museum in Kakunodate exhibits works of art by Suian Hirafuku, Hyakusui Hirafuku, Naotake Odano and other Japanese artists. The Hirafuku Memorial Muse

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Tatetsu Tomachi Shiryo-kan

Tatetsu is a former samurai residence turned into a history museum.