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Rest Spot Spots in Akita Area

  • Roadside Station Akita Port Tower Selion
    47 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Akitashi Tsuchizakiminatonishi 1-9-1
    This roadside station is in Tsuchizaki-minatonishi, Akita City. The 143 meters high Akita city Port Tower Selion is surrounded by shops selling farm produce and local sake, as well as a farmhouse restaurant, observation cafe, and shops selling Akita's famous Babahera Ice Cream. The observation platform at 100 meters is free to enter, and offers a 360 degree panorama view.

    The Selion Tower is about 100 meters tall with an observation room. The views of Akita Japan were spectacular. There is also a nice restaurant, the Selion Cafe on the "Fourth Floor", also with...

  • Roadside Station Akita Minato
    124 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Tsuchizakiminatonishi 1-9-1

    I dropped in with friends travelling around Akita , what a view and its free!!! Lots of food shopping at the base and it appears to have a glassed in botanical garden nearby but didn't have time to...

  • Akita Uminoeki (Akita Marina)
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Akita-shi Iijima Horikawa 118

Akita Main 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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