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Tohoku

The Tohoku, in the northern part of Japan, is made up of the 6 prefectures of Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, and Fukushima. Find information about this region, including famous sights like the Aomori Nebuta Matsuri festival, various onsen resorts, recommended sightseeing spots, cuisine, and lodging!

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Tohoku×Sightseeing

  1. Discover Ouchi-juku with the JR East Pass

    Discover Ouchi-juku with the JR East Pass

    2021.04.08

  2. Ultimate Guide to 6 Native Japanese Dogs

    Ultimate Guide to 6 Native Japanese Dogs

    2021.01.21

  3. Get Hands-on in Rural Japan: Akita Farm Stay

    Get Hands-on in Rural Japan: Akita Farm Stay

    2020.12.24

Tohoku×Food

  1. 1. Denshu (Aomori)

    Five Select Regional Sake From Tohoku

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    2021.05.07

  2. We tried Japan’s peach-flavored potato chips, and they do not disappoint in their peachiness

    We tried Japan’s peach-flavored potato chips, and they do not disappoint in their peachiness

    NEW

    2021.05.06

  3. 1. Abeya Akita Branch (Akita Prefecture)

    Five Select Izakaya in the Tohoku Region for Fantastic Yakitori

    2018.03.22

    Photo by Gurunavi, Inc.

Tohoku×Shopping

  1. 1. Nanbu Tekki

    5 Traditional Crafts from Tohoku That Japan Boasts to The World

    2017.06.22

Tohoku×Hotels

  1. 1. Komatsu-kan Kofu-tei (Matsushima, Miyagi)

    Five Onsen Inns in Tohoku with Open Air Baths Offering Fantastic Views

    2018.01.09

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Tohoku×Tips & Manners

  1. Pokémon manhole covers make their debut in Japan’s Aomori Prefecture

    Pokémon manhole covers make their debut in Japan’s Aomori Prefecture

    2021.03.17

  2. Tokyo Electric Power Company admits it knew earthquake sensors are broken at Fukushima power plant

    Tokyo Electric Power Company admits it knew earthquake sensors are broken at Fukushima power plant

    2021.02.23

  3. What kind of place is Tohoku?

    Know This to Fully Enjoy Your Trip! Basic Information About Tohoku

    2017.07.06