Mt. Eboshi was one of the most beautiful and also easiest hikes I have ever done. I would recommend it to anyone who loves the outdoors. With amazing scenery and extraordinary foliage as an added bonus, this was an autumn experience one could only get in Japan.
Akita is located in the north western quadrant of Honshu Island’s northernmost region, Tohoku. Whilst it is discernibly colder than Tokyo, Akita is nowhere near as chilly in winter as Hokkaido, and summers can still produce scorching temperatures well into the 30s.
Here are some of the best spots in Kakunodate, Semboku City, which is also referred to as the little Kyoto in Michinoku area.
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.
On Saturday of the fourth week of August each year, Japan's largest fireworks festival, the “Omagari National Firework Competition Festival,” takes place in Daisen, Akita prefecture, in the country's northern Tohoku region. At the Omagari fireworks festival every year the sky is filled with dazzling fireworks displays, carefully designed by passionate pyrotechnic fireworks masters. Don't miss the grand finale provided by the competition committee. These fireworks displays are sure to take your breath away! Images Provided by Omagari Enterpreneurs Group Omagari National Firework Competition FestivalPhone: 0187-62-1262Japanese website: http://www.oomagari-hanabi.com/