Culture

Kakunodate Samurai Residence

Q: What’s the most exciting destination that you have ever experienced in Tohoku?

Kakunodate Samurai Residence

Our next destination was the Kakunodate Samurai Residence. This area is known as one of the best preserved Samurai District for a good reason. It is a well-maintained historica ...

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Namahage Show

Q: With so many festivals and shows around Japan to catch during different seasons, please share with us your picks of the top ones to expl ...

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Nyuto Tsurunoyu Onsen

Q: Tell us about Akita’s Onsen Paradise- a stretch of Onsens that remains nearly undiscovered by most of the tourist ...

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Motsuji Temple

Q: Motsuji Temple is famous for its huge garden centered on a large pond in the style of pure land gardens. What ...

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Chusonji Temple

Q: How was your experience of exploring Hiraizumi’s history and the wonderful complex of temples hidden in the charming old town?