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Akita Prefecture

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Kanto Matsuri, Akita City

Akita 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 city of Kakunodate, which preserves one of Japan's most interesting samurai districts.

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 1  Kakunodate
City with nicely preserved samurai district.
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 2  Hachimantai
Mountainous region with rustic hot springs.
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Visited by: 152 users
 3  Akita
Prefectural capital best known for its festival.
User rating: 70/100 (161 votes)
Visited by: 393 users
 4  Kamakura Festival
Festival in Yokote with lots of small snow houses.
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