The Oga peninsula, a tourist spot by the sea

The Oga peninsula is about an hour's drive from Akita city, also accessible by JR Oga line train/ tourist buses from Akita city. Here is a peninsula full of nature surrounded by mountains and the Japan Sea.

"Akita Kanto Festival" Glittering Rice Plants in the Night Sky

Akita prefecture is located in northeast Japan alongside the Japan Sea,
known for its unique peninsula shaped like a nose.
The "Akita Kanto Festival " hosted in Akita prefecture is one of the three biggest festivals in the northeast region of Japan
and is also known as the festival of glittering rice plants in the night sky.

Visit Akita for Japan's largest fireworks festival "Omagari National Firework Competition Festival"!

On Saturday of the fourth week of August each year, the most famous and largest firework festival will take place in Daisen city, Akita, a part of Tohoku region (scheduled on August 23 for this year). At our fireworks festival, those participating fireworks masters are to shoot their own masterpieces in the air. There is no other fireworks festivals that are granted to call themselves as "Fireworks Competition Festival" except for our "Omagari National Fireworks Competition Festival". Every year, the sky is filled with the passion of those fireworks masters and their beautiful fireworks that gather nationwide. It has attracted over 0.8 million sightseers in 2010. Each year, emerge in […]

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