This remote hot springs in the middle of nature is exceptional
The lights of the “kanto” lanterns filling the night sky, are prayers for a good harvest. It is a major summer festiv...
If you’re going to Akita, by all means, visit the “Bukeyashiki” in Kakunodate, the Little Kyoto of the Tohoku region
Relax in an idyllic onsen village, surrounded by a primeval Japanese beech forest
A folklore museum that recreates the ancient legend of the “Namahage”, told in the Oga district
A prominent “onsen” known in Japan for the effective treatment of ailments due to the high acidity of its waters
The bright blue lake is the deepest in Japan and appears like a precious stone from Mother Nature
A museum relating Kakunodate’s traditional craft of kaba zaiku (bark craftsmanship) to future generations
A leisurely tour of the famous places in the Lake Tazawa area by pleasure boat
An art museum dedicated to the works of the Hirafukus, father-and-son painters who were born and raised in the distri...