Sunday, May 3, 2009

Akita Prefecture

Akita Prefecture
basic information
Kakunodate's samurai district

Akita is a large prefecture at the Sea of Japan coast in the northern Tohoku Region. Prefectural capital is Akita City. Among Akita's main attractions are its natural beauty of mountains and the sea, hot springs and the city of Kakunodate, which preserves one of Japan's most interesting samurai districts.

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