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Pure, Untouched Winter in Japan – 10 Spots to Enjoy the Wonders of Tohoku in Winter!

Other Surrounding Areas Of Iwate Winter

While most of Japan experiences a fairly intense winter, the biting cold and heavy snow of northern Tohoku in winter is an entirely different beast! From Aomori's frozen waterfalls to the giant icicles in Akita, winter scenery like this only occurs in the coldest of places. While often difficult to bear, witnessing these surreal natural phenomena at their peak is worth braving the chill! A coastline smothered by snow, charming temples on a frozen mountainside, and some enchanting wintery Ghibli-vibes - we’ll let you in on 10 of Tohoku’s best-kept winter sightseeing secrets!

Your Trip to Sendai: The Complete Guide (Activities, Hotels, Savers & More)

Sendai And Matsushima Other Sightseeing

Sendai is the largest city in northeast Japan's Tohoku region. Around 90 minutes via Shinkansen bullet train from Tokyo and with excellent access to the rest of Tohoku, Sendai is a popular destination to visit. Here we will introduce some useful tips when traveling to Sendai, including transportation access from Tokyo, the delicious local dishes to try, and the famous historical sites to visit! Main photo by: PIXTA

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  • Aomori, Hirosaki And Hachinohe
  • Fukushima, Koriyama And Iwaki
  • Morioka, Hiraizumi And Hachimantai
  • Niigata And Sado
  • Sendai And Matsushima
  • Surrounding Areas Of Akita
  • Surrounding Areas Of Yamagata
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