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.
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
4. Akita Prefecture
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
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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