Jalan.net: Booking Site for Hotels & Ryokans in Japan
Jalan.net: One of the largest online hotels & ryokans booking site in Japan
Akita, a north-eastern prefecture on the Japan Sea, is famous for the Namahage ritual designated a significant intangible folk cultural asset and a local dish Kiritanpo. Akita city features Akarenga-kan Museum and Akita Public Market selling fresh seafood and fruit. Kakunodate, famous for its old samurai houses, cherry blossoms and snowscapes draws 2 million visitors a year. Lake Tazawa, Japan's deepest lake, and Nyuto Hot Springs Village known for its secret hot springs are also very popular.