Best Things To Do in Akita, Japan

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Akita, Japan

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  1. Senshu Park

    # 1 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 112 times in trip plans
    Senshu Park

    Tags: Museum, Park, Watch Tower, Walking Area

    Address: Japan, 〒010-0876 秋田県秋田市千秋公園 (Japan, Yubinbango010-0876 Akita, Akita Prefecture Senshu Park)

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Once upon a time the Sakate Clan, one of the more powerful samurai families, had a castle at the site of this park. IT was called Kubota Castle. Practically nothing of the castle now remains, but ther...Read more

  2. Michi No Eki

    # 2 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 118 times in trip plans
    Michi No Eki

    Tags: Landmark, View Point, Tower, Observation Deck

    Address: 1 Chome-9-1 Tsuchizakiminatonishi, Akita, Akita Prefecture 011-0945, Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    This is basically a view point. There is an observation area 100 metres above the ground, from where you have terrific views of the city and the ocean. The sleek building creates a strange juxtapositi...Read more

  3. Minzoku Geinou Densho-kan

    # 3 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 121 times in trip plans
    Minzoku Geinou Densho-kan

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Exhibition

    Address: 1 Chome-3-30 Omachi Akita-shi, Akita-ken 010-0921 Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    It's not often you find a museum dedicated entirely to Japanese style-lanterns. This may be the only one in the world. Most of these lanterns are related to the Kanto Festival. There are video exhibit...Read more

  4. Kubota Castle

    # 4 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 114 times in trip plans
    Kubota Castle

    Tags: Museum, Watch Tower, Castle, Historical Site

    Address: Japan, 〒010-0876 秋田県秋田市千秋公園 (Japan, Yubinbango010-0876 Akita, Akita Prefecture Senshu Park)

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    So this attraction is famous for having nearly nothing to see. The castle USED to be here, but it's gone now, and all that remains is a watchtower, the Sumi Turret. Inside the watchtower is an observa...Read more

  5. Atorion Building

    # 5 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 129 times in trip plans
    Atorion Building

    Tags: Museum, Entertainment, Concert, Exhibition

    Address: 2 Chome-3-8 Nakadōri Akita-shi, Akita-ken 010-0001 Japan

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    So this building is sort of multipurpose. There is a Chiaki Museum, a blood donation outfit and a music concert hall. The pipe organ is said to be especially awesome. Other than that there are commerc...Read more

  6. Akita Akarenga Kyodokan

    # 6 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 133 times in trip plans
    Akita Akarenga Kyodokan

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: 3 Chome-3-21 Omachi Akita-shi, Akita-ken 010-0921 Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    This beautiful red brick building of Renaissance exteriors and Baroque interiors used to be the headquarters of the old Akita bank. Most people come to visit it for the gigantic metal safe doors lefto...Read more

  7. Akita Omoriyama Zoo

    # 7 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 49 times in trip plans
    Akita Omoriyama Zoo

    Tags: Outdoors, Zoo, Picnic Spot

    Address: Japan, 〒010-1654 Akita Prefecture, Akita, Hamada, 字潟端154

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    The zoo is nothing special compared to some of the others you find in Japan, but it's good enough for the city. The fifteen hectares house about 117 species of animals, covered in about 500 specimens....Read more

  8. Kawabata Street

    # 8 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 120 times in trip plans
    Kawabata Street

    Tags: Streets, Adults

    Address: Ōmachi, Akita-shi, Akita-ken 010-0921, Japan

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Running parallel to the Asahi River, Kawabata is the entertainment and red light district of Akita City and Kawabata street is the main highlight of the district. The bustling quarters is highly popul...Read more

  9. Kaneko House

    # 9 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 133 times in trip plans
    Kaneko House

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: 1 Chome-3-30 Ōmachi Akita-shi, Akita-ken 010-0921 Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    This attraction is worthy simply for its architectural heritage, a townhouse building from the late Edo period. Built in 1887, the building has two components - the main structure and mud-walled store...Read more

  10. Mining Museum Of Akita University

    # 10 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 70 times in trip plans
    Mining Museum Of Akita University

    Tags: Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: 28-2 Osawa,Tegata Akita City, Akita, 010-8502 Japan

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Akita is one of Japan's wealthiest areas as far as natural and mineralogical resources go. This museum has 20000 geological specimens and related artefacts collected over the years of research and min...Read more

  11. Akita Prefectural Museum

    # 11 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 53 times in trip plans
    Akita Prefectural Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Ushiroyama-52 Kanaashiniozaki Akita-shi, Akita-ken 010-0124 Japan

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This is probably the best attraction to start your tour of Akita with. The history of the prefecture is beautifully laid out in six galleries covering different themes of history, nature, culture, and...Read more

  12. Tentoku-ji Temple

    # 12 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 138 times in trip plans
    Tentoku-ji Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 10-1 Izumimitakene, Akita, Akita Prefecture 010-0812, Japan

    Pilgrimages are always fun to hear about, but to undertake whole pilgrimage at a single site is unusual. But that's what this shrine offers - a line of 88 carved Buddhas, each representing one part of...Read more

  13. Miyoshi Shrine

    # 13 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 109 times in trip plans
    Miyoshi Shrine

    Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site

    Address: Akanuma-3 Hiroomote, Akita, Akita Prefecture 010-0041, Japan

    This ancient building is one of Japan's oldest shrines, built in 643 AD. The bulk of its nearly one million annual visitors probably happen along for New Year Celebrations, but the shrine's true devot...Read more

  14. Tsuru-no-yu Onsen

    # 14 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 5 times in trip plans
    Tsuru-no-yu Onsen

    Tags: Leisure, Resort

    Address: Japan, 〒 04 - 1204 Akita Prefecture, Semboku, TazawakoTazawa, Kanpuzawa national forest 50

    Nestled amidst absolute serenity and tranquillity is the rustic Tsuru-no-yuOnsen which is a hot spring resort and dates back to 1638. The resort features four baths with each of them having a differen...Read more

  15. Akita View Hotel

    # 15 of 31 Things To Do in Akita | Added 2 times in trip plans
    Akita View Hotel Image

    Address: Japan, 〒010-0001 Akita-ken, Akita-shi, Nakadōri, 2 Chome−2−6−1

    Google Reviews
    MoTo JoJo

    Quite a good hotel, yes the decor looks a little dated but it's been well cared for. The rooms are a good size with decent facilities. Staff are as kind and courteous as you'd expect, especially as th...

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