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
Nyuto Onsen

Fast Fact - Akita

It 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 Akita

From Narita international airport
Shinkansen route
Japan Railways
Highway bus route

Buses in Tohoku

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