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Other Historic Site/Building Spots in Mt. Chokai / Yokote Area

  • Yokote Park Observation Deck
    48 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yokote Shiroyamamachi 29-1
    An observation deck located in Yokote Park in Shiroyama-machi, Yokote City. The observation deck is built to resemble a castle keep on the grounds of a former outer citadel (and is commonly called Yokote Castle). From the observation deck you can look out over the surrounding scenery including the Yokote Basin, Mt. Chokai, and the Yokote River. While the observation deck is closed from December to March it is briefly reopened in February during the Yokote Snow Festival.

    Took the Shinkansen to Omagari and then local to Yokote. Heavy snow so I took a taxi to the castle 1,600 yen. This was a day trip and I was unable to establish if there was any bus service during...

  • Suzukikajutakutosomedukezo
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Ogachigunugomachi Izawa Senior Sawa 52
  • Oriwatarisentaijizo
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yurihonjoushi Iwayafumoto Oriwatari


  • Iwayado
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yuzawa-shi

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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