Tourist Information of Akita


Akita Prefecture is a tourist destination rich in nature, with highlights such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site Shirakami Mountains, the famous Tamagawa Onsen for hot springs, and the legendary Namahage of Oga. In addition, visitors can enjoy delicious local cuisine, satisfying both the mind and body. With seasonal landscapes to enjoy, it is an ideal travel destination where you can also feel the history and culture.

Tourist Areas in Akita See more

Popular Spots in Akita Prefecture See more

The charm of Akita Prefecture lies in the coexistence of beautiful nature and historical ambiance. At Hōbiki Valley, you can enjoy hiking while admiring the clear blue river, fresh greenery, and autumn leaves. In Lake Tazawa, the deepest lake in Japan, you can fully enjoy cycling and camping. At Chisagata Park, you can explore the designated scenic ruins and from Port Tower Selion, you can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view. Additionally, at Mount Takao, even beginners can easily experience mountain climbing! もっとみる

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Hot Springs in Akita Prefecture See more

Akita Prefecture boasts a variety of hot springs, including the "Aki-no-Miya Onsen Village," which is excellent for beautiful skin, and the historic "Oga Onsen Village." In particular, at the "Nyuto Onsen Village," you can enjoy different hot springs, and the seasonal views from the open-air baths surrounded by deep forests are exceptional. Along with Akita Prefecture's unique cuisine, please enjoy a pleasant hot spring experience. もっとみる

Popular Hotels in Akita Prefecture See more

Accommodations in Akita Prefecture range from hot spring inns where you can enjoy historic architecture and famous hot springs, to resorts surrounded by nature with cuisine that reflects the changing seasons. Whether you are traveling alone or with your family, you can spend a comfortable time here. In particular, we recommend the "Towada Prince Hotel," where you can experience the unique tranquility and abundant nature of Akita. もっとみる

Hotels Enjoyable for Families with Children

Akita Prefecture's hotels are full of features that families with children can enjoy! Relax in natural hot springs with skin-beautifying effects, and savor local ingredients at buffets. At "Towadako Lake Resort & Spa," you can enjoy a panoramic view of Mt. Towada from all rooms. Additionally, at "Hime no Yu," there is a limited-time all-you-can-eat plan for snow crabs! Please enjoy a luxurious time unique to Akita with your family to the fullest. もっとみる

Famous Hot Spring Hotels

The accommodations in Akita Prefecture are attractive for their superb hot springs along with the beautiful natural scenery. In particular, at "Towadako Yugetsu," you can soak in a natural hot spring while enjoying the view of the lake and relax with a game of table tennis or shogi. Additionally, at "Akita Natural Hot Spring Route Inn Grande Akita SPA RESORT," the free natural hot springs and seafood dining are popular. もっとみる

Local Cuisine in Akita Prefecture

Akita Prefecture's local cuisine is diverse and abundant, with a reputation for quality ingredients such as Inaniwa udon, Kirintanpo hot pot, and Hichinoko chicken. The salty and sweet flavorings, once tasted, are addictive and characteristic. Additionally, you can enjoy a wide range of B-class gourmet dishes that mix old and new, as well as traditional cuisine. When you visit, be sure to savor the delicious food that reflects the local culture. もっとみる