Things to do in Tohoku, Japan

2018.10.15
Tsuruga Castle, the Japanese castle that Resisted Attacks for a Whole Month
One thing I enjoy doing while traveling through Japan is to visit its dozens of castles. Although quite a few are modern replicas, they are beautiful
Events for February
2016.01.14
【WINTER】Festivals before spring! Events for early February.
Wed, 3rd February: Honjo-ji Temple’s Oni Dance in Sanjo city, Niigata Prefecture The 3rd of February is a day called “Setsubun”, and is the start o
Iizaka Kenka Matsuri
2015.09.11
“Iizaka Kenka Matsuri”in Fukushima, where 1-ton floats violently crash into each other(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/phpEqMEymDw Iizaka Kenka Matsuri is the best event to see during Fukushima's autumn schedule of festivals. The main festival in aut
Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival
2015.09.09
The“Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival”- 3,000 beautiful red paper lanterns swaying in the autumn evening sky!(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/jEbFocfsVl0 The Nihon-matsu Chochin (Lantern) Festival is held every year in Nihon-matsu, Fukushima Prefecture from October 4th to t
second half of September.
2015.08.26
【AUTUMN】The Best Japanese Festivals for the Second Half of September 2018
Horse riding archery, demonstrations of manhood or traditional costumes and dances; what's best?
market
2015.08.14
A morning fair in Miyagi with 10 thousand people, “Yuriage-asaichi ”
Fresh seafood satisfies the local people at the newly revived “Yuriage-asaichi” market! On March 11th, 2011 the Yuriage area, Natori city was devas
2015.07.20
A real samurai battle right before your eyes.“Soma-Nomaoi”, a cavalry battle!(MOVIE)
https://youtu.be/EdHa-2IYOc8 The 1000 year-long tradition of“Soma-Nomaoi” July and August are the two months in Japan when most festivals are held.
ozorezan
2015.06.25
Buddhism’s afterlife at the holy grounds of "Osorezan/ Mt. Osore"
The mountain where the deceased are gathered Shimokita Peninsula is located in the Northeast part of Aomori Prefecture. Osorezan/ Mt. Osore is locate
2015.06.03
Water and green woven beauty! "The Oirase-keiryu" mountain stream.
Now is the best season to visit Oirase-keiryu. The River Oirase flows from lake Towada, located between Aomori Prefecture and Akita Prefecture. The
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maguro
2015.05.21
Featured article: At Oma, enjoy the best tuna in Japan! Recommended routes vol.3
Things to see and try: #A Take a break at Shimofuro onsen’s footbath. The footbath is located on the hill at a mysterious site of the Oma Railway.
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2015.05.20
Featured article: The hot spring that nourishes your skin at northernmost Honshu, “Mutsu”! Recommended routes vol. 2
Things to see and try: #A Viewing Tsugaru Channel from the sightseeing tower at the northernmost part of Honshu. Oma city, located at the northernm
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osorezan
2015.05.19
Featured article: Visiting hell? Recommended routes vol. 1. Shimokita Peninsula located at the northernmost part of Honshu.
Things to see and try: #A Kaisen-don, a bowl of rice topped with sashimi. Kaisen-don uses fish that was freshly caught in the morning. It tastes so
takizakura
2015.05.18
Photos of the short lived cherry blossom tree “Takizakura,” in Miharu city taken by Tadaima Japan photographer, Yuri Suzuki.
Takizakura in Miharu-city Miharu-city is in Tamura-gun, Fukushima Prefecture. As the city’s name suggests, the flowers of Ume, Peach, and Cherry bl