Akita (秋田) is located in the northwestern part of the Tohoku region on the main Japanese island Honshu. Its capital is Akita City.
|Sightseeing Spots in Akita|
|Lake Tazawa||Kakunodate||Oga Peninsula|
|Onsen (Hot Springs) in Akita|
Fast Fact - AkitaIt is characterized by a climate influenced by the Sea of Japan with huge temperature swings between summers and winters.
Akita has the Shirakami Mountain Range which is a World Heritage site, Lake Towada which is the deepest lake in Japan, onsens (hot springs) in abundance. The Tamagawa Hot Spring has a flow rate of 9,000 liters per second and this is the highest flow rate in Japan.
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How to get to and around AkitaFrom Narita international airport
Highway bus route
Buses in Tohoku
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