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Aloha! Tour Escort William here to report on our tour to the Tohoku region of Japan to enjoy the blooming Sakura Cherry Blossoms. Our tour began with our arrival in Sendai and transferring to our first destination Matsushima, one of Japan’s great Three scenic points. Our first stop was to the Shiogama Fish Market in neighboring Shiogama city. Shiogama is famous for having the most Sushi Restaurants per capita in Japan. We were...

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Like many other locations in Japan (especially Kyoto), Kakunodate is a relic of Old World Japan from the Edo era. During the Edo era, Kakunodate was bustling with samurai and merchants, and is still home to some of the best remaining examples of samurai architecture in Japan. If you ever dreamed of walking the streets of the Samurai, look no further—this is your place. Located in the Akita prefecture of Tohoku, Kakunodate is the...

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Kakunodate a city situated in the belly of Akita prefecture, offers beautiful traditional Japanese landscape. Kakunodate The beauty of untouched nature and well preserved old samurai town creates a perfect harmony. Kakunodate Since it’s situated in Tohoku, the northern region of Japan, there are all four seasons for one to enjoy. In spring, the large cherry blossom trees bloom vigorously but with elegance. In summer the trees...

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Have you considered a visit to Akita Prefecture (秋田県) before? Akita Prefecture is located within the Tohoku region in northern Japan. It’s made up of 13 cities with its capital being Akita City. Akita doesn’t see a ton of tourism from foreigners, but they do have a few great attractions such as Kakunodate Castle, Lake Tazawa and hot springs. Although the castle no longer remains, there is still a lot to see around the premises of...

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