Japan Travel by NAVITIME - Japan Travel Guides, Transit Search and Itinerary Planner

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

  • Yokote Park Observation Deck
    rating-image
    4.0
    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
    rating-image
    4.5
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Pref. Yurihonjoushi Iwayafumoto Oriwatari

    道路沿いのところにあり、行きやすい。昔、合併前の大内町だった頃、折渡のイボとり地蔵しかなかった場所を整備して、町民等の寄付を充当するなど、中国から1000体のお地蔵さんを購入して作ったところ。ここは、道路沿いに紫陽花が咲いていて、そのころには、多くの観光客が見学に行く。駐車場が10台分くらいしかないので、平日に行くのがおすすめ。イボとり地蔵は、何回か行ったが、そばにある石を持って行って、イボをさす...

  • Iwayado
    Travel / Tourism
    Akita Yuzawa-shi

Akita Areas

around-area-map

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.

Akita Photo Album

Browse Interests