The rich nature of Japan's original scenery, many important intangible cultural properties, local cuisine using high-quality ingredients, and fluffy Akita dogs. Located in the northwestern part of the Tohoku region, Akita Prefecture is an attractive area that has nurtured its own culture such as Namahage and Kiritanpo.
WAttention introduces attractive sightseeing spots in Akita.
Akita Inu(Akita Dog), known as Hachiko, is a very loyal and affectionate breed. Although it is a large dog, many people feel kindness and healing from its gentle expression and fluffy coat. The surrounding areas of Odate, Kosaka, Kitaakita and Kamikoani those are homeland of Akita-Inu, offers picturesque scenery and tons of mouth-watering delicacies to be enjoyed.