Akita

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Akita City is the capital of Akita Prefecture and is located up north in the Tohoku Region of Japan. The city is best known for hosting the Kanto Matsuri, a large festival in the beginning of August in which revelers balance long bamboo poles with dozens of paper lanterns attached to the end.

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Kanto Festival

Festival featuring long bamboo poles with lanterns.

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