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Kasedori Festival (奇習加勢鳥)

Think you know all about Tohoku festivals? What about this?Every year on 11 Feb in Yamagata prefecture's Kaminoyama-shi (上山市), the...

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Ginzan Onsen

Always wanted to experience Ginzan Onsen in snowing condition but it was early December and snow does seem to come early. However,...

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Furofushi Onsen

The furofushi onsen, located in the western coast of Aomori prefecture, faces the beautiful Sea of Japan. It lives up to its beaut...

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Namahage Museum

Namahage is a traditional folk event, held during New Year’s Eve in Akita Prefecture, Oga peninsula.This is depicted by men wearin...

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Asabiraki Sake Brewery

If you love sake, you owe it to yourself to try some made in Tohoku. Good sake is all about the rice and water, and the water in T...

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Nebuta Matsuri

The Nebuta Matsuri, the largest summer festival in Aomori City, is an explosion of colourful lanterns, taiko drum beats, dancing a...

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Akita Nairiku Jukan Tetsudo Ra...

Tanbo Art a.k.a rice paddy art is a tradition that dates back more than 25 years and honours the Inakadate village's history and c...

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Hirosaki Apple Park

The Fuji apple wasn’t named after Mount Fuji. Rather, it’s named after the place where it was created - Fujisaki, Aomori in Tōhoku...

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