Blessed Gifts

Discover and enjoy the many gifts of Shirakami

Unique foods. Traditional cultural experiences. Outdoor excursions.
Shirakami has it all.

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Enjoy the blessings of the Shirakami area during your visit.
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A Guide to Junsai

Nicknamed "Emeralds of the Water," these water vegetables are known for their health and beauty ben…

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Babahera Ice Cream

Look out for the roadside parasols on a hot day and try one of Akita's most famous treats.

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Ajiro Weaving

Thin strips of wood woven together to create beautiful patterns.

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Cool off at sandy beaches or rocky shorelines during the hot summer months.

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Bird Migration at Otomonuma Marsh

See hundreds of migrating wild birds rest, and take off at this hidden marsh.

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Boschetto Bakery

The warm and inviting smell of fresh bread will have your mouth watering as soon as you walk in.

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Build a Canoe

Ride down the Yoneshiro River in your own creation.

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Cherry Blossoms

Leave the crowds and enjoy Japan's cherry blossoms in our quiet part of Akita Prefecture.

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Fujikoto Harvest Dance Festival

Hear the clanging of armor as townsmen dance and parade in the streets with fake horse costumes.

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Goshonodai Camping Ground

Convenient and breathtaking, walk and watch the sun set over the Sea of Japan.

¥1,000 ~

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Grilled Squid

Fresh squid caught off of Akita's coast, grilled and seasoned to perfection.

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Hachimori Kankoichi Market

Take a walk through this local weekend market.

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Hiking in Shirakami Sanchi

Hike the area's lush mountains and see sweeping views of the Shirakami Sanchi World Natural Heritag…

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Hiyama Natto

Infamous for its smell, challenge your palette with this local natto.

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Ishikurayama Camping Ground

Enjoy camping comfortably with scenic views.

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Izakaya Iki

Taste local flavors at this Japanese-style bar.

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