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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..

Akita, Kakunodate 2 Free
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..

Akita 2
Oga Aquarium Gao 10

Oga Aquarium Gao

Jeremy Yap

Oga Aquarium GAO is the regional aquarium of Akita prefecture and it is located in the Oga Peninsula.

Oga City Namahage Ride

Oga City Namahage Ride

Ben Bloch

An overview of the Oga City Namahage Ride event, as well as a brief description of some cultural highlights in Akita Prefecture.

Akita 2
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..

Akita 3
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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