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These 7 Immersive Videos Show Us All Why Tohoku Will Be the Next Big Destination in Asia

These 7 Immersive Videos Show Us All Why Tohoku Will Be the Next Big Destination in Asia

Date published: 10 March 2020
Last updated: 11 December 2020

In northeast Japan lies the magnificent Tohoku region and its six prefectures: Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, and Fukushima. With its beautiful scenery, historic buildings, and incredibly rich and varied local cuisine, Tohoku Japan and its neighboring Niigata Prefecture will simply take your breath away.

You have to see it to believe it, so to truly show you the wonders of the seven areas (including Niigata, of course), we got together a number of videos packed with Tohoku goodness.

Table of Contents
  1. Tohoku Japan
  2. 1. Aomori Prefecture
  3. 2. Iwate Prefecture
  4. 3. Miyagi Prefecture
  5. 4. Akita Prefecture
  6. 5. Yamagata Prefecture
  7. 6. Fukushima Prefecture
  8. 7. Niigata Prefecture
  9. Explore Japan at Your Pace - Rent an RV!
  10. In winter, enjoy skiing & snowboarding too!

Tohoku Japan

The Japanese autumn leaves are unbeatable! Lose yourself in the dynamic scenery and experience the delicate craftwork in Tohoku’s fall season.

1. Aomori Prefecture

Enjoy the country life in Aomori with a trip that will leave you wanting more of their incredibly fresh ingredients.

2. Iwate Prefecture

Experience Tohoku to the fullest with Iwate’s incredible sights, like Kitayamazaki with its gorgeous cliffs, or the World Heritage City of Hiraizumi.

3. Miyagi Prefecture

With festivals amongst the beautiful traditional shrines and temples, and even including delicious seafood, there’s truly something for every season in Miyagi.

4. Akita Prefecture

See the beautiful autumn sights in the old-style Japanese cityscape. With the namesake Akita dogs, healing hot springs, and superb views, you’ll feel your worries melt away.

5. Yamagata Prefecture

Mount Haguro opened in the year 1400 and remains popular to this day. Take in the rich history at Ginzan Onsen with its beautiful wooden inn among the must-see area.

6. Fukushima Prefecture

Take in the famous cherry blossoms alongside local cuisine and culture in Fukushima, one of Tohoku’s most famous flower viewing spots.

7. Niigata Prefecture

Experience the charm of Niigata with all your senses – from gourmet to traditional performing arts, Niigata has it all!

Tohoku Japan and its neighbor, Niigata, are known throughout Japan for their amazing adventure spots. It’s truly wonderful all year round, so add it to your Japan trip for an unforgettable experience.

Text by: SHOE PRESs

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In winter, enjoy skiing & snowboarding too!

In winter, enjoy skiing & snowboarding too!

You can enjoy a variety of fun snow activities in this area in winter, including skiing and snowboarding. To save money and hassle, we recommend booking lift tickets in advance. Enjoy the unique winter landscapes and outstanding sense of openness that snow resorts afford, while also avoiding the crowds.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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