Tohoku 2017 Autumn & Winter
Nature History Culture Cuisine Explore Japan’s Rich Heritage in Tohoku’s Six Prefectures and Niigata
Located in the northeastern part of Japan’s Honshu island, Tohoku is surrounded by the Sea of Japan, the Pacific Ocean and the Tsugaru Strait. Consisting of seven prefectures(Ken) – Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata and Fukushima and Niigata. Despite progressive changes over the past centuries in Japan, Tohoku has retained a uniquely authentic feel by preserving its traditional way of life and culture. With a history that can be traced back to the 7th century, Tohoku is truly a hidden gem for those who appreciate a relaxed holiday in a pure and bucolic environment. Each attraction has a story to tell and every dish features a history to please the palate and the soul.