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.

Top destinations in Akita

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Kakunodate

City with nicely preserved samurai district.
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Hachimantai

Mountainous region with rustic hot springs.
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Akita

Prefectural capital best known for its festival.
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