Explore Akita 
Step off the beaten path.
Start your journey with this comprehensive guide.
Meet Akita Dogs
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Akita Experiences
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Kimono Rental
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Odate・Kosaka Railbike
Nairiku Railway
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KumaKuma Bear Park
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Korakukan Theater
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Travel Guide
Experiences
Immerse yourself the culture and get to know the locals through activites only available in Akita. You'll make memories that will last a lifetime. 
Sightseeing
Mountains, rivers, and waterfalls. Temples, theaters, and museums. There's something for everyone to explore.
Cuisine・Crafts
Akita has long been a culinary and farming hub of Japan. Dig into famous dishes like kiritampo stew, hinai chicken, and butter mochi.
Hotels
Hot Springs
Relax after a long day of exploring at one of the many hotels or hot springs in the area.
Area Map
English guide book to help you plan your trip.
Event Information
Event Information
Spring Events
Summer Events
Autumn Events
Winter Events
After a long winter, the sakura (cherry blossoms) and other flowers in Akita  burst forth with brilliant color. Visit one of the many festivals celebrating the season of flowers.
Summer is the season of large festivals in Akita. Every town hosts a number throughout the season, each with their own unique traditions.
Akita celebrates the harvest season with festivals showcasing local specialties, like the Kiritampo Festival. The region also events centered around the famous fall foliage.
Take advatange of Akita's snowy winters by attening one of the several festivals held to celebrate the season.