Tohoku

 
  • Kokeshi: Traditional  Japanese Dolls from Tohoku

    Kokeshi: Traditional Japanese Dolls from Tohoku

    Before getting insight into Kokeshi, first I would like to praise its birthplace called Tohoku. It is a charm area, don’t you think so? Blessed with abundance of beautiful nature, Tohoku has become one of the places in Japan that foreign visitors don’t hesitate to admire its utmost beauty. It […]

     
     
  • 10 Most Popular Local Foods in Aomori

    10 Most Popular Local Foods in Aomori

    People don’t visit Japan just to explore its top tourist attractions. Instead, they are curious about the foods that are commonly eaten by us. Many foodie lovers from all over the world choose Japan as their dream destination to satisfy their belly and mind. Japan is divided into several regions […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Places to see Autumn Leaves in Tohoku

    10 Best Places to see Autumn Leaves in Tohoku

    Leaf peeping trip to Tohoku this autumn would be a great holiday idea for you. In fact Tohoku is considered one of the perfect autumn holiday destinations in Japan. The region is well known for its picturesque landscapes of four seasons. Though, the most significant part of fall season is […]

     
     
  • Sendai Tanabata Matsuri 2019

    Sendai Tanabata Matsuri 2019

    Sendai Tanabata Matsuri is the most famous tanabata celebration in Japan which takes place in downtown Sendai, Miyagi prefecture. It is held every year on August 6th to 8th. Tohoku’s summer does not end without the celebration of the three great festivals of the Tohoku Region: Aomori Nebuta Matsuri, Akita […]

     
     
  • Akita Kanto Matsuri 2019 (Kanto Festival)

    Akita Kanto Matsuri 2019 (Kanto Festival)

    During the Akita Kanto Matsuri (pole lantern festival) in early August, Akita city becomes magically breathtaking. Why? Akita is an impressive place. Think about Kakunodate cherry blossom festival in spring and Yokote kamakura festival in winter. Both are highly impressive seasonal festivals. On the other hand, Akita’s summer festival – […]

     
     
  • Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 2019

    Aomori Nebuta Matsuri 2019

    It is summer, is not it? If the weather sounds crazy now because of the heat outside then I am sorry to inform you that reading about Aomori Nebuta Matsuri (Festival) may not be a good idea. Heat is everywhere, who wants to go out! No offense though as in […]

     
     
  • Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival 2019

    Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival 2019

    In spring, when you think of visiting Akita prefecture, first you must think of its biggest annual cherry blossom festival. The festival is widely known as the Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival. Kakunodate is a famous castle town of the Tohoku region, located in central Akita prefecture. In the spring you […]

     
     
  • Wanko Soba in Iwate | Noodles Dish

    Wanko Soba in Iwate | Noodles Dish

    Wanko Soba is one of the most popular local specialties of Iwate prefecture especially in Morioka and Hanamaki areas. It is really funny and interesting moment while eating bowls of wanko soba until you are fully satisfied your stomach and mind. Waitress holding a tray with bowls of wanko soba […]

     
     
  • 3 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Aomori

    3 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Aomori

    You might have heard of Hirosaki Park’s cherry blossom festival before, which is seen to be the best cherry blossom spot in Aomori as well as in the Tohoku region. Hello dear ambitious sakura lovers, if your aim is to experience the northernmost prefecture’s (on the main island of Japan) […]

     
     
  • 10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Tohoku

    10 Best Places to See Cherry Blossom in Tohoku

    Tohoku’s nature is changing – every day and constantly till something burst into life! Yes, spring is near as we have already received a cool gift “Ume” from our diverse nature. It is the early sign of spring. The next gift should be a special one which everyone in Japan […]

     
     
 
 

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