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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Hiking in Shirakami Sanchi

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

Hiyama Natto

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

Ishikurayama Camping Ground

Enjoy camping comfortably with scenic views.

Izakaya Iki

Taste local flavors at this Japanese-style bar.

Izakaya Sakedoko Berabo

Enjoy eating and drinking among locals in this cozy Japanese-style bar.

Jappu Sherbet

This sweet and colorful sherbet has been cooling off locals for decades.

Juniko Lakes

"It's not dye?!" Bright blue Aoike Pond and Wakitsubo Pond will have you questioning your eyesight.

Kaze no Matsubara Forest

Walk through one of Japan's largest black pine groves.

Kimono Experience at Kaneyu

Try on a traditional Japanese kimono and learn more about former restaurant Kaneyu.

Kiwi Harvesting

Pick juicy, organic kiwis at this friendly farmer's orchard.

Kumiko Woodworking

Intricate designs, made using a traditional technique.

Kimimachizaka Park

This park offers more than just beautiful scenery, it holds a history of love.

Kurumidai Camping Ground

Hidden in the forests of the Shirakami Mountains, be one with nature at this camping ground.

Lavender Fields at Ponpoko Yama Park

Fill your nose with the scent of fresh lavender as you walk through these fields.

Kiritanpo Cooking Lesson

Make Akita's most famous food, kiritanpo with locals.

Make Tofu With a Pro!

Making tofu is simple. Learn how to do it from a pro, and eat your creation!