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  • Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival 2020

    Kakunodate Cherry Blossom Festival 2020

    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 […]

     
     
  • Morioka Reimen | Cold Noodles Dish

    Morioka Reimen | Cold Noodles Dish

    This is Morioka Reimen, not the greatest Sapporo Ramen. Don’t mess up with this! It is one of my favorite noodle dishes that come from Tohoku region. People dwelling in Iwate are very proud of this because they all know it is their famous local specialty. I have not noticed […]

     
     
  • Apple Picking Season in Aomori

    Apple Picking Season in Aomori

    Apple is an icon of Aomori prefecture. If Furano is famous for its lavender fields then Aomori certainly is for its apple orchards. Aomori, the northernmost prefecture on the mainland of Japan produces more than half of the total apple production in entire Japan. It produces approximately 50 million tons […]

     
     
  • 2021 Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm

    2021 Iwate Snow Festival at Koiwai Farm

    Iwate snow festival is one of the five biggest snow festivals in the Tohoku region. The festival is held in early February every year that is seen to be the symbol of winter in Iwate prefecture. Northern and northeastern part of Japan host country’s best snow festivals in the winter […]

     
     
  • Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2021 | Visit Aomori

    Hirosaki Castle Snow Lantern Festival 2021 | Visit Aomori

    Aomori in winter is spectacular. If you are planning to visit the prefecture in the winter, you should experience the Hirosaki castle snow lantern festival. Celebrated for 4 days, the festival is held every year in early February. The festival is also known as Hirosaki castle yuki-doro festival – so […]

     
     
  • Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival 2021 | Visit Akita

    Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival 2021 | Visit Akita

    Yokote kamakura festival has been celebrated by locals of Akita for more than 400 years. This is a famous winter tradition of Akita prefecture, attracting thousands of visitors every year. The festival is held every year on February 15 and 16 in the city of Yokote, located in southeastern part […]

     
     
  • The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao | Visit Yamagata

    The Snow Monsters of Mount Zao | Visit Yamagata

    Ever thought of visiting a place like Mount Zao before? This post reveals one of its stunning highlights that you can only experience in the winter. To get the most out of your Japan holiday this winter, you should visit renowned mountain. The words “Snow Monsters” might create some fear […]

     
     
 
 

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