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Aomori

Aomori

Arrival of the colorful autumn! Highly-recommended spots to view autumn foliage!

Autumn is the season where leaves turn red and yellow, creating beautifully…

Aomori

Koganezaki Furofushi Onsen

Soaking in an open-air bath while watching the sunset sinking over the hori…

Aomori

Lake Towada/Aomori Prefecture

Lake Towada/Aomori Prefecture Enjoy vividly colored leaves, including yello…

Aomori

Towada Onsen

Tsuta Onsen is surrounded by tall beech trees and is the only hot springs r…

Aomori

Lake Towada

Breathtaking scenery can be seen from a boat on Lake Towada or from a lakes…

Aomori

Hakkoda Onsen

Sukayu Onsen is the oldest hot springs at Hakkoda Onsen and its huge co-ed …

Aomori

Oirase Keiryu Stream

Oirase Keiryu Stream is a 14-km stream from the lake at Nenokuchi; the gap …

Aomori

Towada Art Center

The Towada Art Center – where a colorful horse statue at the entrance greet…

Aomori

Aomori Museum of Art

Aomori Museum of Art, next to the site, was designed by Jun Aoki. “Ao…

Aomori

Hirosaki Neputa

Hirosaki Neputa Festival is held in Hirosaki City on August 1-7. About 60 n…

Aomori

TSUGARU

Although it is cold in winter and sometimes suffers damage from cold weathe…

Aomori

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color!

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color! Here are some of the best spots …

Aomori

GOSHOGAWARA

Tachineputa no Yakata displays three tachineputas that are more than 20 met…

Aomori

LET’S VISIT THE SANRIKU COAST!

The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, which occurred on March 11, 2011, hit th…

Aomori

KUROISHI

Seibien in Inakadate Village is one of the three major gardens of the Meiji…

Aomori

IWATE / AOMORI / AKITA

At the end of the 13th century, Italian Marco Polo wrote “The Travels…

Aomori

HACHINOHE

At Hasshoku Center, fresh seafood from Hachinohe Port, dry seafood, and rar…

Aomori

TOWADA / OIRASE / HAKKODA

Breathtaking scenery can be seen from a boat on Lake Towada or from a lakes…

Aomori

HIROSAKI

Hirosaki Park is one of the most famous cherry blossom sites in Japan. The …

Aomori

AOMORI CITY; HIROSAKI CITY; HACHINOHE CITY

Surrounded by the Tsugaru Strait, Japan Sea, and Pacific Ocean on three sid…

Aomori

AOMORI

With the opening of the Tohoku Shinkansen Line directly from Tokyo to Aomor…

Aomori

AOMORI

Aomori With the opening of the Tohoku Shinkansen Line directly from Tokyo t…

Akita

Akita

Arrival of the colorful autumn! Highly-recommended spots to view autumn foliage!

Autumn is the season where leaves turn red and yellow, creating beautifully…

Akita

Kakunodate/Akita Prefecture

Kakunodate Tourist Association Kakunodate/Akita Prefecture Kakunodate, a to…

Akita

Lake Tazawa

This is the deepest lake (425 m) in Japan. Pleasure cruises and cycling aro…

Akita

AKITA

The Kanto Matsuri Festival, one of the major festivals of Tokoku, takes pla…

Akita

Enjoy a winter trip, various snow activities, gorgeous views, onsen, and more!

There are many attractive places where you can fully enjoy the best part of…

Akita

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color!

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color! Here are some of the best spots …

Akita

SHIRAKAMI-SANCHI

Walking leisurely in the mysterious and natural beech forest, visiting Anmo…

Akita

KAKUNODATE

Kakunodate was founded as a castle town in 1620. It is famous for retaining…

Akita

HACHIMANTAI

Hachimantai is a plateau straddling Iwate and Akita prefectures. A road run…

Akita

IWATE / AOMORI / AKITA

At the end of the 13th century, Italian Marco Polo wrote “The Travels…

Iwate

Iwate

Arrival of the colorful autumn! Highly-recommended spots to view autumn foliage!

Autumn is the season where leaves turn red and yellow, creating beautifully…

Iwate

Cooling Off in Summer, Japan

As many places in Japan are unbearably hot and humid in summer, Japanese pe…

Iwate

Enjoy early summer in Japan!

Enjoy early summer in Japan! Here are some highly recommended places! Enjoy…

Iwate

Morioka Castle Site Park (Iwate Park)

Morioka Castle Site Park (Iwate Park)/Iwate Prefecture Located on the site …

Iwate

Hachimantai Plateau

The Hachimantai Plateau is a treasure trove of lake, marsh, and alpine flor…

Iwate

Appi Kogen

Extremely dry powdered snow. The average length of the 21 slopes is about 2…

Iwate

MORIOKA

In former times it flourished as a castle town and today it is a quiet, cal…

Iwate

LET’S VISIT THE SANRIKU COAST!

The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, which occurred on March 11, 2011, hit th…

Iwate

Enjoy a winter trip, various snow activities, gorgeous views, onsen, and more!

There are many attractive places where you can fully enjoy the best part of…

Iwate

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color!

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color! Here are some of the best spots …

Iwate

Motsu-ji Temple

Motsu-ji Temple in its glory days could boast of splendor even greater than…

Iwate

NORTHERN IWATE

The three great noodle dishes in Morioka are Wanko-soba, Morioka Reimen (a …

Iwate

HIRAIZUMI

At Ichinoseki Station, switch to the JR Tohoku Line and arrive in Hiraizumi…

Iwate

Geibikei

Geibikei is a dramatic river gorge of the Satetsu River extending for 2 km …

Iwate

IWATE / AOMORI / AKITA

At the end of the 13th century, Italian Marco Polo wrote “The Travels…

Miyagi

Miyagi

Enjoy early summer in Japan!

Enjoy early summer in Japan! Here are some highly recommended places! Enjoy…

Miyagi

Godaido

Godaido, a temple located on a small island is accessed via a red arched br…

Miyagi

Zuihoden

Zuihoden, his mausoleum, is located on the mountain to the east of Sendai C…

Miyagi

Sendai Tanabata Matsuri

The Sendai Tanabata Matsuri, held in August, is a gorgeous festival to beho…

Miyagi

SENDAI

It is blessed with rich fisheries and wonderful sightseeing spots, includin…

Miyagi

Ichinokura

A famous sake produced in Miyagi prefecture, Ichinokura is made from local …

Miyagi

LET’S VISIT THE SANRIKU COAST!

The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, which occurred on March 11, 2011, hit th…

Miyagi

AKIU ONSEN

Akiu Onsen in Miyagi Prefecture is an old hot spring town, the history of w…

Miyagi

Sasa-kamaboko

Sasa-kamaboko is a local Sendai fish paste cake and many varieties can be b…

Miyagi

MATSUSHIMA

Matsushima is believed to be one of the three most beautiful places in Japa…

Miyagi

SENDAI / YAMAGATA

Tohoku, a region of northern Japan, is full of energy and culture. Three hu…

Miyagi

SENDAI

When the famous poet Matsuo Basho arrived in Sendai on June 20th 1689, the …

Yamagata

Yamagata

Arrival of the colorful autumn! Highly-recommended spots to view autumn foliage!

Autumn is the season where leaves turn red and yellow, creating beautifully…

Yamagata

Enjoy early summer in Japan!

Enjoy early summer in Japan! Here are some highly recommended places! Enjoy…

Yamagata

Yamadera(Risshaku-ji Temple)/Yamagata Prefecture

Yamadera(Risshaku-ji Temple)/Yamagata Prefecture The combination of strange…

Yamagata

Enjoy a winter trip, various snow activities, gorgeous views, onsen, and more!

There are many attractive places where you can fully enjoy the best part of…

Yamagata

Sankyo Soko

Sankyo Soko, a cluster of 12 traditional storehouses for rice, is a locatio…

Yamagata

Hiyoriyama Park

Hiyoriyama Park offers a panoramic view of the port town. When touring in t…

Yamagata

The Honma Museum of Art

The Honma Museum of Art was converted from an old villa of the Honma clan. …

Yamagata

Ramen

Local ramen noodles with soup of seafood stock, such as flying fish, are de…

Yamagata

Sanno Club

Sanno Club, an old high-class Japanese-style restaurant, is built in an int…

Yamagata

Domon Ken Museum

A modern building facing a calm pond in the foreground in spacious Iimoriya…

Yamagata

TOBISHIMA

It takes 90 minutes from Sakata to Tobishima, the only isolated island of Y…

Yamagata

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color!

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color! Here are some of the best spots …

Yamagata

NIIGATA / SHONAI

Shonai (the northwestern area of Yamagata Prefecture) and Niigata are north…

Yamagata

YONEZAWA

Yonezawa, in Yamagata Prefecture, was once a castle town worth 150,000 koku…

Yamagata

TSURUOKA

Tsuruoka was the castle town of the lords of Sakai of the Shonai domain. Fu…

Yamagata

SAKATA

Sakata prospered during the Edo period (1603-1867) as a transportation hub …

Yamagata

TENDO

The town produces 95 per cent of all pieces produced in Japan and many ches…

Yamagata

YAMADERA

The temple precincts cover the whole mountain on which there are scores of …

Yamagata

YAMAGATA

Yamagata City is the seat of prefectural government in Yamagata Prefecture …

Yamagata

ZAO

Zao is an all-season resort with hiking during the summertime and skiing du…

Yamagata

SENDAI / YAMAGATA

Tohoku, a region of northern Japan, is full of energy and culture. Three hu…

Fukushima

Fukushima

Enjoy early summer in Japan!

Enjoy early summer in Japan! Here are some highly recommended places! Enjoy…

Fukushima

AIZU WAKAMATSU

Aizu-wakamatsu Castle (Tsurugajo Castle) The castle looks like an elegantly…

Fukushima

AIZU / FUKUSHIMA PREF.

About a one-hour ride on the Tohoku Shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo take…

Fukushima

FUKUSHIMA

It is blessed with beautiful scenery and is proud of its history. Breathles…

Fukushima

Enjoy a winter trip, various snow activities, gorgeous views, onsen, and more!

There are many attractive places where you can fully enjoy the best part of…

Fukushima

Spa Resort Hawaiians

Visitors can enjoy pools, onsen and the hula dance in “Hawaii,”…

Fukushima

Aizu Hanko Nisshinkan

Nisshinkan, which was a school of the Aizu domain, was built in 1803 and wa…

Fukushima

Abukuma-do Cave

Abukuma-do is one of the largest limestone caves in Japan. Rain water and g…

Fukushima

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color!

Welcome to Japan’s autumn season of color! Here are some of the best spots …

Fukushima

Goshiki-numa

There is a 3.7 km hiking course around Goshiki-numa, connecting Yanagi-numa…

Fukushima

Aquamarine Fukushima

“Recently new aquariums have been built all over Japan and attract ma…

Fukushima

Kitakata

Kitakata is well-known for the number of storehouses it holds. It is said t…

Fukushima

Education in Aizu Domain

“When male children of the Samurai in Aizu domain became ten years ol…

Fukushima

Tsuruga-jo Castle

Tsuruga-jo Castle is now refurbished (until March 2011), so you can get a c…

Fukushima

BANDAI ATAMI

“Bandai” is the name of this area, home to Mt. Bandai, and Atami comes from…

Fukushima

IWAKI

Onahama The sea adjacent to Iwaki is where warm and cold currents converge …

Fukushima

KORIYAMA / INAWASHIRO / URABANDAI

Lake Inawashiro Lake Inawashiro is the fourth largest lake in Japan. It is …

Fukushima

KITAKATA

Ramen Noodles Kitakata is one of the three best places for ramen, along wit…

Fukushima

FUKUSHIMA

Fukushima is the third largest prefecture in Japan. It is blessed with beau…