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(秋田 A-ki-ta)

Land of Hot Springs and Festivals

Akita Prefecture, nestled in northern Japan, is famed for its soothing hot springs, vibrant festivals, and rich history. Visitors can immerse themselves in the tranquil natural beauty and explore cultural treasures like the ancient samurai districts and seasonal festivities.

Captivating Facts

Kanto Festival

Held in August in Akita City, the Kanto Festival is a dazzling display of skill and balance, where performers balance long bamboo poles laden with lanterns. It's a part of the Obon festivities, meant to ward off spirits and bring a good harvest.

Akita Kanto Festival