Akita is a northern mountainous prefecture famous for the hot springs around Lake Tazawa. The prefecture is also famous for rice farming and the sake breweries. Get to know Akita through the local restaurants, many things to do, souvenir shops, and historic sites.
Kakunodate in Akita was and is currently a samurai town. This Edo period style town displays what houses were like during the time. Learn about the history of Kakunodate and see historic sties.
Japan may have modern cities, but preserving old towns and traditional culture is very important. All throughout Japan there are towns from the Edo period with many visitors.
There are many winter festivals in Japan. Some of the festivals are very traditional, some are for a good harvest, and some pray for an early spring. No matter what festival, it is sure to be entertaining.
Japan has various kinds of udon in every region of Japan, and each region has each specific taste! It is very worthy to visit there even only for the following udon, which you cannot try usually. This article introduces you top 10 amazing udon in Jap...
6 festivals held in Tohoku are well known and many tourists come. Each of festival is significantly different from others, but all of them are exciting.
These 5 most popular firework festivals (Hanabi Festivals) are super big events for Japanese and loved by many people. Don't miss to go to the fireworks festivals!