Sign in for a personalized experience.
Japan Guide Homepage
Travel
Living
Forum
Restaurants
Shopping
Jobs
Friends
News
-
Essentials
-
Sightseeing
-
Accommodation
-
Transportation
-
Restaurants
-
Shopping
-
Budget Travel
-
Questions

Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Tohoku
Akita Prefecture

jump to:   links

Kanto Matsuri, Akita City

Akita (Hc, Akita-ken) is a large prefecture at the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku Region. Prefectural capital is Akita City. Among Akita's main attractions are its natural beauty of mountains and the sea, hot springs and the town of Kakunodate, which preserves one of Japan's most interesting samurai districts.

Any Questions? Ask them in our question forum.

Attractions
 1  Kakunodate
City with nicely preserved samurai district.
User rating: 79/100 (105 votes)
Visited by: 258 users
 2  Hachimantai
Mountainous region with rustic hot springs.
User rating: 79/100 (42 votes)
Visited by: 157 users
 3  Akita
Prefectural capital best known for its festival.
User rating: 70/100 (167 votes)
Visited by: 408 users
 4  Kamakura Festival
Festival in Yokote with lots of small snow houses.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 15 users
  

Advertisement

User Feedback
We strive to keep japan-guide.com up-to-date and accurate, and are always looking for ways to improve the user experience. If you have any updates, suggestions, corrections or opinions, please let us know:

Japanese Links
Akita Prefecture
Official website.

Online Reservations
Hotel
 
Car
 
Flight
 
Bus

(check-in)

Related Pages

News and Reports
November 6, 2014
Yamadera Autumn Color Report
by schauwecker
October 21, 2014
Bandai Autumn Color Report
by raina
October 20, 2014
Towada Autumn Color Report
by raina
October 15, 2014
Kurikoma Autumn Color Report
by schauwecker
October 30, 2013
Towada Autumn Color Report
by scott
October 29, 2013
Yamadera Autumn Color Report
by scott
October 28, 2013
Urabandai Autumn Color Report
by scott
October 12, 2013
Hakkodasan Autumn Color Report
by scott
More reports...

Related Questions
Thinking about Tohoku
 3 reactions, last updated 10 days ago
Tohoku exploration
 14 reactions, last updated 109 days ago
Aomori attraction
 2 reactions, last updated 382 days ago
Tohoku Onsen Tour
 5 reactions, last updated 597 days ago
Autumn in Tohoku
 6 reactions, last updated 615 days ago
Is my Tohoku trip itinerary OK?
 1 reaction, last updated 618 days ago
Onsen towns in NE Japan?
 4 reactions, last updated 718 days ago
Cheap stays at Oishida Station
 1 reaction, last updated 864 days ago
Cheapest Travel to Tohoku
 1 reaction, last updated 898 days ago
Visit to Tohoku Prefecture
 5 reactions, last updated 1092 days ago
Ryusendo cave by JR bus from Morioka
 5 reactions, last updated 1143 days ago
Ginzan onsen and Yamagata pref
 9 reactions, last updated 1148 days ago
Sidetrip from Akita?
 4 reactions, last updated 1365 days ago
Akita Bus Timetable
 1 reaction, last updated 1620 days ago
Inawashiro-Goshikinuma bus timetable
 4 reactions, last updated 1631 days ago
Taimatsu-akashi Festival Sukagawa
 3 reactions, last updated 1634 days ago
Omoshiroyama
 3 reactions, last updated 1657 days ago
Bus from JR Oishida to Ginzan onsen
 2 reactions, last updated 1662 days ago
Famous food in aomori
 0 reactions, last updated 1663 days ago
Asamushi onsen
 0 reactions, last updated 1663 days ago

Travel
Living
Japan A-Z
Community
Sightseeing
Accommodation
Transportation
Shopping
Essentials
Regions
Prefectures
Cities
Working
Studying
Living Cost
Apartments
Arts and Crafts
Entertainment
History
Religion
Etiquette
Food
Language
Tradition
Question Forum
Classifieds
Trip Reports
Member Area
Sightseeing Guide
Hokkaido
Sapporo
Otaru
Hakodate
Noboribetsu
Niseko
Furano
Daisetsuzan
Shiretoko
more...
Tohoku
Sendai
Matsushima
Hiraizumi
Hachimantai
Hirosaki
Lake Towada
Dewa Sanzan
Aizu
more...
Kanto
Tokyo
Yokohama
Kamakura
Hakone
Nikko
Kawagoe
Kusatsu
Narita
more...
Chubu
Nagoya
Mount Fuji
Izu Peninsula
Matsumoto
Kiso Valley
Takayama
Shirakawa-go
Kanazawa
more...
Kansai
Kyoto
Osaka
Nara
Kobe
Himeji
Mount Koya
Kumano
Ise Shima
more...
Chugoku
Hiroshima
Miyajima
Okayama
Kurashiki
Tottori
Matsue
Iwakuni
Hagi
more...
Shikoku
Takamatsu
Kotohira
Naoshima
Matsuyama
Kochi
Tokushima
Naruto
Iya Valley
more...
Kyushu
Fukuoka
Nagasaki
Kumamoto
Mount Aso
Beppu
Kagoshima
Kirishima
Yakushima
more...
Okinawa
Honto
Kume
Miyako
Yaeyama
Copyright © 1996-2015 japan-guide.com All rights reserved - Last Page Update: March 19, 2015
home - site map - privacy policy - terms of use - contact - employment - Lɂ‚ - advertising