Tohoku is blessed with beautiful nature. It is a popular destination to visit in Northern Japan, where visitors can experience impressive autumn leaves in the fall, cherry blossoms in the spring, summer green forests in the summer, and snow festivals in the winter.

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Okama Crater, Mt. Zao in the Tohoku Region. Photo Credit: Tomoaki INABA at Flickr.

Tohoku offers world class hot spring resorts throughout the region, which are in fact great to explore anytime you pay a visit to. Discover its four season’s beautiful scenery, local cousins, suggested itineraries, summer and winter festivals including the historic landmarks, and outdoor activities.

  • Region: Tohoku
  • Prefecture: Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, and Fukushima
  • Largest city: Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture
  • Area: 66,889.55 km2

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