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Art&Culture in Akita

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  • Akita Museum of Art
    212 Reviews
    Art Museum
    Akita Pref. Akitashi Nakadori 1-4-2

    I wrote a review about this amazing gem of a museum when I first visited but its gone so I am reiterating my love now because I think its worth it. The guide book gave this a rating of...

  • Namahage Museum
    191 Reviews
    Reference/Local/Exhibition/Literature Museum
    Akita Pref. Ogashi Kitaurashinzan Mizukuisawa In the ground

    Getting there is not easy, we took a train to Hadachi Station from Akita Station. Hadachi is one stop before Oga Station, it is closer to the road entering the peninsula than Oga (cheaper for taxi...

  • Oga Shinzan Folklore Museum
    155 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Akita Pref. Ogashi Kitaurashinzan Mizukuisawa 97

    One good attraction spot in Akita! You can learn the history and folk tales about Namahage! Good place to kill time if you have no plan!

  • Akita City Akarenga Red Brick Folk Museum
    103 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Akita Pref. Akitashi Omachi 3-3-21

    This is a beautiful example of a building from the period; there are exhibits of local artists. One woodworking other a painter.

  • Kakunodate Kabazaiku Denshokan
    62 Reviews
    Museum / Science Museum
    Akita Pref. Sembokushi Kakunodatemachiomotemachishimochou 10-1

    This Museum has an interesting collection which will enhance your knowledge of life and early industry in the Kakunodate district. During our visit there were also exhibitors of local crafts with...

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.

Akita Photo Album