Let Japan Holidays provide you with the unforgettable experience , visiting one of the hidden gems of Tohoku region, Akita prefecture.
Overlooked by many travelers, Akita is a true Japanese get-away like no other, with hot springs, a well-preserved samurai district and natural scenic beauty.. Akita is a place to relax while connecting with Japanese history and culture
The northern prefecture of Akita is a popular choice for outdoor adventurers and history buffs alike. The Hachimantai area offers a range of outdoor activities, while the fascinating and well-preserved samurai district in the town of Kakunodate offers a glimpse into Japan’s feudal past. The snow huts of the Yokote Snow Festival and Japan’s national fireworks competition at Omagari draw hundreds of thousands of revelers each year.
The region is easily accessed by the JR Akita Shinkansen from Tokyo, Sendai and Morioka, as well as by car, local train and airplane from other areas in Japan.