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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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Lake Tazawa

Lake Tazawa

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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..

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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Osarizawa Mine in Akita

Osarizawa Mine in Akita

Justin Velgus

The mines of northern Akita were once the largest of Japan, and at one time, the world! Enter the darkness and discover secret..

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