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10 Best Things to do in Akita Prefecture - Your Japan Stuff To Do, Things To Do, Good Things, Japanese Public Bath, Snow Monster, Sea Of Japan, Akita Dog, Life List, Cute Penguins

10 Best Things to do in Akita Prefecture - Your Japan

Discover our selection of the best things to do in Akita prefecture Japan: Kubota castle, Oga aquarium, Ana ski resort, Namahage museum...

Morioka: Crafts, poetry and Tohoku’s bleak nature | The Japan Times Tokyo Station, Banks Building, Modern Metropolis, Okinawa, Phuket, Japan Travel, Pretty Pictures, Cool Places To Visit, Beautiful World

Morioka: Crafts, poetry and Tohoku’s bleak nature

Though Kenji Miyazawa was little-known in his lifetime, since his death he has been heralded as one of the most important Japanese poets of the early 20th century and one of Iwate Prefecture's most treasured sons. Miyazawa lived in and around Morioka for much of his life and, even now, there remain whispers of him throughout the city.

Miyagi Travel Guide – Top Spots In Sendai, Naruko, Ishinomaki, And More | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE Japan Earthquake, Village Photos, Castle Ruins, Sendai, Miyagi, Web Magazine, Hot Springs, Japan Travel, Matcha

Miyagi Travel Guide – Top Spots In Sendai, Naruko, Ishinomaki, And More! | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

Miyagi Prefecture is home to Sendai, the largest city in northern Japan's Tohoku region. There’s much to see, from the scenic outdoors to hot springs, and specialty local foods. Read to find out about the prefecture’s areas and what to do on a Miyagi trip.

Great Scenery And Cuisine! 2-Day Fukushima Trip By Train Or Rental Car | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE Japan Earthquake, Tokyo Station, Mountain Cottage, Bus Ride, Fukushima, Beautiful Castles, By Train, Web Magazine, View Map

Great Scenery And Cuisine! 2-Day Fukushima Travel By Train Or Rental Car | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

Fukushima offers rustic streetscapes, snowy scenery, and tasty Japanese cuisine and sake. It can be reached in about two hours from Tokyo. We introduce two-day sample itineraries to fully enjoy amazing places and cuisine in Fukushima traveling by train or rental car.

Miyagi Travel Guide – Top Spots In Sendai, Naruko, Ishinomaki, And More | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE Japan Earthquake, Village Photos, Castle Ruins, Sendai, Miyagi, Web Magazine, Hot Springs, Japan Travel, Matcha

Miyagi Travel Guide – Top Spots In Sendai, Naruko, Ishinomaki, And More! | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

Miyagi Prefecture is home to Sendai, the largest city in northern Japan's Tohoku region. There’s much to see, from the scenic outdoors to hot springs, and specialty local foods. Read to find out about the prefecture’s areas and what to do on a Miyagi trip.

A journey through Tohoku, a land of stunning landscapes, steeped in history with a deep, resilient culture. Cedar Lumber, Aomori, Sustainable Practices, Mountain Village, Buddhist Temple, Red Cedar, Pacific Coast, Hot Springs, Small Towns

Exploring the Tohoku Trail in Japan

A journey through Tohoku, a land of stunning landscapes, steeped in history with a deep, resilient culture.

How to Experience Yamagata City Like a Local - GaijinPot Yamagata, Buddhist Temple, Like A Local, Stunning View, Hot Springs, Japan, City, Autumn, Spa Water

How to Experience Yamagata City Like a Local

Tokyo is overrated. Head up to lesser-known Yamagata Prefecture where a more authentic Japan is ripe for discovery.

kitayamazaki_cliffs_iwate Japan Travel, Japan Trip, Earthquake And Tsunami, Ansel Adams, 12th Century, Outdoor Recreation, Winter Scenes, Lonely Planet, World Heritage Sites

Five reasons to visit Iwate on your Japan trip

A beautiful and varied natural landscape, traditional craft-making culture, and noodle specialities are just a few reasons to explore Iwate Prefecture.

Aizu Wakamatsu Japan – All Our Travel Tips To Visit The Samurai City Us Travel, Travel Tips, Samurai, Things To Do, Cabin, House Styles, City, Home, Autumn

Sugoii Japan - Tokyo Based Blog Featuring The Best of Japan!

Sugoii Japan - We are passionate Tokyo-based writers and photographers and we show you Japan and its culture through our eyes..

Resort Shirakami - GaijinPot Travel Sea Of Japan, Cypress Trees, Bus Ride, Cultural Experience, Local Attractions, Train Rides, World Heritage Sites, Travel Around, Seaside

Resort Shirakami

Covered by the JR Pass, this picturesque train ride takes you on a journey through Japan’s most untouched prefectures.

Akita - GaijinPot Travel Gujo Hachiman, Asahiyama Zoo, Sado Island, Yakushima, Himeji Castle, Hakodate, Universal Studios Japan, Osaka Castle, Furano

Akita

The best way to enjoy Akita is simply to go outside and be among it. Watch out for Godzilla though.

Aomori Travel Guide – 20 Places To Visit, Seafood, Outdoors, And More! | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE Aomori, Lake Towada, Japan Places To Visit, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Japan Earthquake, Japan Landscape, Sacred Mountain, Hot Springs

Aomori Travel Guide – 20 Places To Visit, Seafood, Outdoors, And More! | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

Aomori in northern Tohoku draws visitors with its stunning natural environment such as Shirakami-Sanchi and Hirosaki Castle. It’s also filled with hot springs, art, and delicious food. Read to learn about must-see sites and reasons to travel to Aomori!

Namahage – Ancient oni unique to the Oga Peninsula | STAY AKITA – Depth of Beauty – Men Dress Up, Japanese Artists, Black Forest, Akita, Horror Movies, Scary, Lion Sculpture, Old Things, Museum

Namahage – Ancient oni unique to the Oga Peninsula | STAY AKITA – Depth of Beauty –

Screaming demons yielding long knives, coming from the pitch-black forest. Crying children getting snatched from the arms of their parents. Does it sound like the opening of a horror movie? It is not – These demons, called “Namahage” play an essential role in strengthening the local communities. They also help educate children about the importance of being diligent in school and to listen to their parents.

Goshikinuma - Fukushima's Otherworldly, Beautiful Rainbow Ponds | tsunagu Japan Stone Stairs, Natural Pond, Lake Resort, Fukushima, Day Hike, Ponds, Natural Wonders, Hiking Trails, National Parks

Goshikinuma - Fukushima's Otherworldly, Beautiful Rainbow Ponds

If you happen to come across pictures of the Goshikinuma Ponds on the internet, you might end up thinking that the pictures are so beautiful that they must be photoshopped. Well, they are not! Fukushima Prefecture's Goshikinuma Ponds are naturally blessed with otherworldly colors—from turquoise, to bright green, to rusty red—that will leave you speechless once you've seen them in person. We had the chance to explore Goshikinuma, soak in the energizing atmosphere of the forest, and even dip…

5 Best Things to Do in Kitakata, Fukushima’s Gourmet Paradise | tsunagu Japan Stuff To Do, Things To Do, Good Things, Ramen Restaurant, Tokyo Station, Fukushima, Organic Vegetables, Hot Springs, Cities

5 Best Things to Do in Kitakata, Fukushima’s Gourmet Paradise

When tourists think of foodie cities, Osaka often comes into mind. However, the prefecture of Fukushima, located in northern Japan, is also full of cities with rich food cultures. In this article, we explore the gourmet paradise of Kitakata, a small town not too far away from Aizuwakamatsu—one of Fukushima’s major cities—and introduce the best things you can do there as well as what makes it great. You'll walk away with your heart and stomach satisfied!

4 Days in Tohoku's Treasureland | All About Japan All About Japan, Tokyo Station, Yamagata, Wooden Buildings, Natural Scenery, Historical Sites, Pond, Dolores Park, National Parks

4 Days in Tohoku's Treasureland | All About Japan

To uncover what this fascinating region had to offer, I set out on a short journey to three of Tohoku’s six prefectures: Fukushima, Yamagata, and Akita.