Akita-ken Things to Do

  • the white bear
    the white bear
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  • GAO Aquarium
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    Oga peninsula
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Akita-ken Things to Do

  • Mt. Kampu, Oga Peninsula

    Mt. Kampu, a height of 355m above sea level is gentle mountain with which all mountains are covered in the lawn. Kampuzan Rotating Observation Deck Fee: Admission 550 yen for adultsHours: From 8:30 A.M. (closing time varies, depending on the season).

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  • Lunch and onsen dipping at Tsurunoyu...

    April 2007Tsurunoyu Onsen Hot SpringI have the experience of lunching at the old Inn. Food was served around the sunken hearth, with the cooking pot hanging from a bamboo pole from the ceiling. Fish was skewered and places around the hearth.There was snow on the ground, and surrounded all the outdoor onsen, rotenburo.Tsurunoyu is popular as a...

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  • Namahage museum

    Namahage, played by young men in domenic masks and traditional straw garments, make the rounds of houses in their village. They burst into these houses searching for new community members like young wives and children.Other household members "protect" their relatives, assuring the Namahage that they are good people. The Namahage are then placated...

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  • Oga Quasi National Park

    Oga-hanto Peninsula, in the western part of Akita, just out into the Sea of Japan in the shape of an ax. Oga Quasi-national Park boasts spectacular coastal scenery, featuring strange rocks carved out by the rough waves of Japan Sea.It is free of charge.

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  • GAO Aquarium, Oga peninsula

    Not so big aquarium with white bear as a star here. Unfortunately, she was sleeping when I came.I come here by taxi. So I cannot tell about the direction. Please, see my transportaion tip.

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  • Portable Shrine under the water fall

    In Happo Town, on the 1st August.Young town people wearing white costumes, carrying a portable shrine over their shoulders, and parade through the Hachimori district.Then, they go into the basin of the water fall at the Shirataki Shrine.

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  • Sunflowers Festival

    From the end of July, to the mid-August.Thousands of sunflowers bloom spectacularly in the four hectare wide field, next to the roadside station of Nishime, Yurihonjo city.Events include sunflowers maze and stamp Rally.

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  • Harmful Insect Festival

    In the month 20th AugustAt Ugo town, town folks praying for good harvest and prosperity for the village, and protection from harmful insects.At the riverside, participants wrap straws around two trees cut from the mountain, called Jijieko & Babaeko, and light them on fire.

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  • Taiyu Festival

    This all communities gathering, occurs during the last Saturday of the month of July, at the community Baseball ground. Local participation of school children dancing to the American Raps, Taiko drums, Hot air ballooning and entertainment of Japanese famous singers and performers, Hawaiian dancers and firework display finale etc.X awaiting...

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  • Kakunodate Matsuri no Yama Gyoji

    celebrated on the September 7- 9Oyama musical accompanists on 18 festival floats play the music. Akita Obako Women perform "Teodori Dancing," which involves many dancers moving in unison and making the same hand gestures as each other

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  • Kakunodate - 'Little Kyoto'

    Kakunodate is a historic samurai castle town, with cherry trees lined streets, manors and houses were built since Edo period, people flocked here to see cherry blossoms in late April to early May, the old traitional samurai houses Aoyagi Samurai Manor is the star of attraction, do buy or watch cherry bark products being make at Satoku Garden (26...

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  • Small Kyoto of Michinoku Bukeyashiki

    If you visit Akita I recommend to take a look this place their is a lot of history about Akita, from what I saw is a soldiers wearing samurai uniform, ancient stuffs that I can't remember now, it is very interesting for me.There is an entrance fee, and they have a lot of souveniers for sale.

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Akita-ken Hotels

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  • Richmond Hotel Akita Ekimae

    2-2-26 Nakadori, Akita shi, Akita ken, Akita, Akita Prefecture, 010-0001, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Holiday Inn Express Nagano

    2-17-1 Minami Chitose

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Dormy Inn Akita

    2-3-1 Naka-dori, Akita, Akita Prefecture, 010-0001, Japan

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Jal City

    1221 Toigoshomachi Nagano Shi, Nagano-Shi, Nagano,

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Daiwa Roynet Hotel Akita

    2-2-41 O-machi, Akita, Akita Prefecture, 010-0921, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Kajima No Mori

    Hanareyama, Nagano, 389-0102, JP

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Hotel Metropolitan Akita

    7-2-1 Naka-dori, Akita, Akita Prefecture, 010-8530, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Metropolitan Nagano Hotel

    1346 Minamiishido Cho

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Akita Castle Hotel

    1-3-5 NAKADORI,AKITA-CITY, Akita-City, Akita, Japa

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

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