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Spring in Kakunodate

Song of a thousand hues of cherry blossoms

At the end of a long winter, the folk in Kakunodate welcome the first cherry blossoms of spring with a joy in their heart. People come out of hibernation and the streets are filled with rickshaws taking visitors to the best hanami spots along the Hinokinai River. The level laneways between the station and the old town are relatively car free and makes for a great day trip from Akita or Sendai.

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