Situated in northern Honshu and comprising six prefectures, Tohoku is filled with picturesque mountains, forests, lakes and volcanoes. Enjoy Akita’s rejuvenating onsen (hot springs) around scenic Lake Tawaza, its famous summer festival Kanto Matsuri, and the historic samurai district Kakunodate. Discover Aomori’s wonderful landscapes and Hirosaki Castle, soak in Hiraizumi’s cultural sites, wander around Sendai, or ski the slopes in Api Kogen and Zao. To experience some of Japan’s best scenery—Tohoku.

The Ryokans

Miyako Wasure

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