Camping & Trekking
Lake Tazawa in Akita Prefecture is another stunning example of the natural beauty of northern Japan. Hiking, boating, eating, or even hot springs, Lake Tazawa has it all.
If you're visiting Akita, check out this list of top tips and things to do to make the most of your time there.
Kakunodate: Experience ancient Japan in one of the few places where you can escape the chaotic and modern metropolis. Visit the immaculately preserved Samurai houses and go back in time. This town also houses one of the most extensive European antique shops in the area.
The Akita Museum of Art plays homage to Tsuguharu Foujita, with a permanent collection tracing his life and works. His Book of Cats, is one of the most expensive rare books ever sold. Also on display is the work of Hirano Masakichi, who was born in Akita. Having developed an affection for art, particularly in regards to Foujita’s, he later became his patron.