Things to Do in Akita

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If you're visiting Akita, check out this list of top tips and things to do to make the most of your time there.

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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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Senshu Park

Senshu Park

Justin Velgus

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

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Oyasu Ravine

Oyasu Ravine

Justin Velgus

The Oyasu area is famous for its volcanic activity deep down in the Earth. The area is strewn with heated pools of water and hot..

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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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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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