Tagged: Akita

Lake Tazawa, Akita

It is chosen as one of the hundred selection of Japan’s landscapes “Lake Tazawa” is in “Tazawa-ko Dakikaeri Prefectural Natural Park”, and the circumference is surrounded by Nature. There are...

Hanawa Neputa, Akita

“Nemuri Nagashi” burning the lanterns is the biggest viewpoint Hanawa Neputa is a Tanabata event (a seasonal festival called the Star Festival in Japan) that takes place on the 7th...

Bon Festival of Nishimonai, Akita

Traveler from the different world “Bon Festival of Nishimonai” which is counted in the three major Bon Festival in Japan. It is an event of Ugomachi in Akita prefecture, a...

Snow Hut of Yokote

Treasure to the future A kamakura is a shelter made from snow, similar to an igloo of an Eskimo hut. However, it is said that local Yokote tradition, kamakura aren’t...

Tsurunoyu Onsen (Hot Spring)

“Nyuto Onsenkyo” (hot-spring area) There is a mountain called “Nyuto-san” (Mt. Nyuto), because form is similar to the breast of the woman from a distance, around Lake Towada of Akita....

Kanto Matsuri (Lamp Festival), Akita

There are many festivals being held throughout whole nature that have evolved in their own unique way rooted in their region’s natural environment, climate and history. Among them, amazing customs...