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Kisakata|A Scenic Spot at The Foot of Mount Chokai Where the 99 Islands Seem to Float on Land

On the border between Yamagata and Akita prefectures, there is a mountain called Chokai, which is 2236 meters high. About 30 kilometers north of Mt. Cho...

Lake Tazawa|Explore Japan’s Deepest 423-meter Lapis Lazuli Colored Lake

In the central part of Akita Prefecture, near the border with Iwate Prefecture, there is the deepest lake in Japan, called Lake Tazawa. This lake has a ...

Shirakami-Sanchi|Stepping into a World Heritage Mountain Range with Virgin Beech Forests

Shirakami Sanchi "白神山地" is a 1,000-meter mountainous region located on the border between Aomori and Akita prefectures. One of the largest virgin beech ...

Akita Airport|Where to Buy Souvenirs for Sightseeing in Akita! Introducing Recommended Local Products!

If you are on your way back from a sightseeing trip to Akita Prefecture and are wondering where to buy souvenirs, there is one place I would like to rec...

How to Eat Inaniwa Udon Noodles|Dried Udon Noodles from Akita That are Delicious Hot or Cold

Inaniwa udon is a specialty of Akita. Inaniwa udon is a type of udon noodles that can be served either cold or hot. This article describes my visit to A...
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