1. Kakunodate Samurai District

    Address: Kakunodate, Semboku, Akita 014-0325, Japan
    Description: The Kakunodate Samurai District is a well-preserved samurai residential area with beautiful cherry blossom trees lining the streets. Visitors can explore the historic homes and learn about the samurai culture of Akita.
  2. Namahage Museum

    Address: 1-1-1 Omachi, Oga, Akita 010-0685, Japan
    Description: The Namahage Museum showcases the traditional Namahage ritual, where men dressed in demon costumes visit homes to scare away bad luck. Visitors can learn about the history and significance of the ritual, and even try on a Namahage costume themselves.
  3. Akita Omoriyama Zoo

    Address: 22-1 Oaza Sakuramoto, Akita 010-0823, Japan
    Description: The Akita Omoriyama Zoo is home to over 100 species of animals, including rare and endangered species such as the Amur leopard and the red panda. Visitors can see the animals up close and even participate in feeding and petting experiences.
  4. Yokote Kamakura Festival

    Address: Yokote, Akita 013-0005, Japan
    Description: The Yokote Kamakura Festival is a winter festival where igloo-like structures called kamakura are built and lit up with candles. Visitors can enjoy traditional snacks and drinks while admiring the beautiful ice sculptures.
  5. Akita Museum of Art

    Address: 1-1-1 Ote-machi, Akita 010-8575, Japan
    Description: The Akita Museum of Art houses a vast collection of Japanese and Western art, including works by famous artists such as Monet and Picasso. Visitors can also enjoy the beautiful architecture of the museum building.
  6. Mount Taihei

    Address: Taihei, Oga, Akita 010-0453, Japan
    Description: Mount Taihei is a popular hiking spot with stunning views of the surrounding area. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery and fresh mountain air while hiking to the summit.
  7. Akita Senshu Park

    Address: 3-1-1 Senshu Koen, Akita 010-8543, Japan
    Description: Akita Senshu Park is a large park with a variety of attractions, including a zoo, a botanical garden, and a traditional Japanese garden. Visitors can enjoy a picnic or take a leisurely stroll through the beautiful park.
  8. Oga Aquarium Gao

    Address: 1-1 Minato, Oga, Akita 010-0686, Japan
    Description: Oga Aquarium Gao is a modern aquarium with a variety of marine life, including dolphins, sea lions, and penguins. Visitors can watch the animals perform in shows or even swim with dolphins.
  9. Akita Nairiku Juku

    Address: 1-7 Oaza Kanda, Kitaakita, Akita 018-3311, Japan
    Description: Akita Nairiku Juku is a historical village that recreates the Edo period of Japan. Visitors can experience traditional Japanese culture and crafts, and even stay in a traditional Japanese inn.
  10. Kiritanpo Hot Pot

    Address: Various restaurants throughout Akita
    Description: Kiritanpo Hot Pot is a traditional Akita dish made with mashed rice molded around a skewer and grilled. It is then added to a hot pot with chicken and vegetables. Visitors can enjoy this delicious and hearty meal at many restaurants throughout Akita.