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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Making Chopsticks

Remember your time in the Shirakami area with a souvenir you can make.

Michi No Eki, Roadside Stations

A great place to stop as you drive through Akita. Rest and try local foods and produce.

Mikoshi no Takiabi Festival

"Wasse, wasse!" Hear the townsmen chant as they purify a mikoshi under the Shirataki Waterfall.

Moritake Kabuki

Traditional Japanese theater with a local Akita twist.

Noshiro Berabo Kites

Traditional kites painted with a silly facial expression.

Noshiro Udon Noodles

A popular Japanese noodle made with a local recipe.

Noshiro Nebunagashi Festival

This ancient festival lives on in Noshiro City.

Okina Ame Candy

A timeless candy made with a secret family recipe.

Pear Harvesting

Fresh Japanese pears ready to be handpicked by you.

Play with Akita Dogs

One of the representative breeds of Japan, walk and play with an Akita Dog in its namesake region.

Ponpoko Yama Park Bungalows

Comfortable bungalows perfect for group travelers!

Resort Shirakami Train

A fun activity for any time of the year. See Akita's beautiful nature from the comforts of a train.

Sandcraft in Mitane Festival

Impressive sand sculptures line the beach during this annual summer festival.

Seafood from the Sea of Japan

Rich marine life blessed by the clean waters of Shirakami Sanchi.

Shinko, Japanese Dessert

The perfect Japanese sweet for those who like the traditional taste of red bean paste.

Shirakami Fall Foliage

Vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges - see the Shirakami Sanchi area transform in autumn.