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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
The Giant Tug of War of Kariwano

The Giant Tug of War of Kariwano

Thursday - Feb 10th

Each winter on February 10th the people of Kariwano district in Daisen City, Akita gather together for a giant tug of war that will..

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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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Senshu Park

Senshu Park

Justin Velgus

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

Akita
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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