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Lake Tazawa

Lake Tazawa

Lake Tazawa was voted one of Japan's 100 Best Landscapes. The lake's cobalt blue water is so transparent that you can clearly see the fish swimming..

Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival

Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival

Mid Feb

The Kakunodate Fire and Snow Festival (火振りかまくら Hiburi Kamakura) takes place in Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture annually on..

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Akita's Lake Tazawa 10

Akita's Lake Tazawa

Jessee Lyman

Lake Tazawa in Akita Prefecture is another stunning example of the natural beauty of northern Japan. Hiking, boating, eating, or..

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Dakigaeri Gorge 7

Dakigaeri Gorge

Mandy Bartok

Dakigaeri Gorge offers visitors stunning views of mountains, waterfalls and an iridescent blue river from the easy-to-walk hiking..

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Omoriyama Zoo Akita 12

Omoriyama Zoo Akita

Jeremy Yap

Japanese are fond of animals and with the large expanse of space in Akita, its no wonder Omoriyama zoo is one of the most spacious..

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Senshu Park

Senshu Park

Justin Velgus

Take a break from the busy city just minutes from the station. It's Akita's Sensu Park.