Travel / Tourism Information Spots in Akita Area

  • Oga General Tourist Information Center
    53 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Ogashi Funakoshi Ikkou 207-219
    One cannot miss this tourism spot at the entrance to the Oga Pennisula where two 15-meter high giant statues of Namahage, local ogres, are guarding its entrance. In addition to personalized tourism information from the staff, pamphlets of each area of the site are also available. A computer is also set up at the computer corner for instant information retrieval about the Oga area, while a video presentation of local events and tourist sites is also continuously playing on a screen to inform the visitors about the area. There are local specialty items for sale, and one can stop and enjoy a light meal at the cafe, or visit the outdoor stage and flower garden.

    The Oga Tourist Information Center has two huge statues of the Namahage Ogres. They are the famous ogres of Akita Prefecture which are 15 meters tall. All around the region, you will also find...

  • Masuda Town Street Guide Office Hotaru
    14 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yokoteshi Masudamachimasuda Upper Town 53


  • The Shirakami-Sanchi World Heritage Conservation Center (Fujisatokan)
    4 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yamamotogunfujisatomachi Fujikoto Satoguri 63
    This center offers a fun way to learn about the World Natural Heritage Site Shirakami-Sanchi. There is an on-staff nature advisor to offer guidance and explanation to visitors. They also offer support for individual or group nature tours, but reservations are needed in advance.

    On the way to various trailheads and scenic spots in Fujisato, its a great place to pit stop and learn more about Shirakami Sanchi. The English translations throughout the museum made it very easy...

  • Sato Yosuke Main Shop
    17 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Akita Pref. Yuzawashi Inaniwachou Inaniwa 80
    The Sato Yosuke Flagship shop was founded in 1860, controls every step of the process meticulously, from ingredient selection to shipping, and manages everything in-house for their Inaniwa Dried Udon. At the Flagship Store, not only can you try the shop's products on-site off their full menu, you can also watch the master makers at work on a tour of the factory. There is also an attached tourist information center and shop selling Akita specialties.

    佐藤養助さんは、都心に3店ある以外は、全て秋田県内に店舗があり(海外店舗は除く)、なかなか行けなかったんですが、今回は3連休を利用して秋田へ遠征! 稲庭うどんは絶品!二味、3玉、天ぷら付きも、アッという間の完食!特にゴマだれツユが、ホント旨かった!紅葉にはまだ早かったけど、ドライブがてら来て正解でした。帰りにお土産も買いました。さて、今夜は温泉でゆっくりします。 ごちそうさまでした。

  • Hachimantai Visitor Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Kadunoshi Hachimantai Onuma
    The Hachimantai Visitor Center offers information on Hachimantai and Mt. Iwate, and can be found in Hachimantaira City Matsuo Sakura Park. It displays HD videos, specimen and models related to Hachimantai & Mt. Iwate, resulting in a fun and easy to understand the natural environment, and ecosystem of the area. Closed from early November to late April.
  • Hachimori Bunakko Land
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yamamoto-gun Happocho
    A tourist information center in Sanjugama, Hachimori, Happo Town, Yamamoto County. It's located at the head of the trail heading to the famous Sanjugama scenic location along the Mase River. The wooden dome building is made with local lumber and serves as an information center. Located nearby is the Shirakami Fureai Center with exhibits related to the nature of the Shirakami mountain region as well as a shop with local goods and hands on learning classes and an area for BBQ.
  • Daisen Tourist Information Center Grand Pole
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Daisen-shi Omagaritorimachi 6-5 Omagari Sta. 2F
    A tourist information center located within Omagari Station in Omagaritori-machi, Daisen City. They offer tourist information for Daisen City as well as the rest of the prefecture. In the attached souvenir shop they sell a variety of goods related to Omagari fireworks as well as local sake and other products.
  • Masuda Tourism and Product Sales Center Kura no Eki
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yokoteshi Masudamachimasuda Nakamachi 103
    This shop is the primary place to find local products from Masuda town in Yokote City, Akita Prefecture. They have apple and apple products, Japanese sweets, dried mochi and more, including miso and local sake. The building itself was donated to Yokote City by the Ishida family, who were highly active in the city's metal trade, and the Uchigura-area in the back is open to the public.
  • Noshiro Tourist Association)
    3 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Noshiro-shi Motomachi 14-40


  • JTB AEON Akita Central
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Narayamakawaguchisakai 5-11 AEON Akita Chuo 1F
  • T-LIFE Partners Akita Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Nakadori 2-4-19 Shoko Chukin Dai-ichi Life Akita Building 6F
  • Nikaho Kankokyoten Ctr Nikaho Tto
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Nikahoshi Kisakatamachi Oshiokoshi 36-1
  • JTB Tohoku hojineigyo Akita Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Akitashi Omachi 3-chome 2-52F
  • Akita Tourist Information Office
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Nakadori 7-1-2
  • Akita Travel Agents Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Yabaseohata 2-12-53
  • Akita Daichiryokosha
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Akitashi Omachi 2-7-14
  • Travel Shiki
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Akitashi Kouyouaoyagichou 1-46
  • Meitetsu World Travel Akita Branch
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Omachi 3-chome 5-1
  • Akita Tourist Center
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Noshiro-shi Yanagimachi 8-3
  • Oga Tourist Association
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Oga-shi Funagawaminatofunagawa Izumidai 66-1

Akita Areas


Famed for its sake and samurai, Akita prefecture offers quintessential Japanese culture in a non-touristy setting. Alongside the celebrated rice paddies and historical sites of the region lies dramatic natural scenery in the form of the rugged coastline of the Oga Peninsula and the Dakigaeri Gorge, best visited in autumn, when the leaves begin to change color.

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