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​Tourist information around the area

Tourist information

Located in the center of the three prefectures of North Tohoku , Kazuno City, Akita Prefecture, connects the nature of "Hachimantai" and "Lake Towada".

Easy access to each tourist spot.

The magnificent untouched nature, rich ingredients, various secret and famous hot spring villages, historical ruins and traditional culture.

Enjoy the charm of Tohoku based in Kazuno.


It is a plateau volcano that straddles both Iwate and Akita prefectures, and is a natural oasis blessed with numerous hot springs that have a mysterious natural landscape unique to the volcanic belt.

There are two roads, the Aspite Line and the Jukai Line, and you can enjoy a refreshing drive with a magnificent view of nature from the train window.

The area around this Aspite line and the Jukai line is called Hachimantai.

​Oyu Stone Circles

Oyu Stone Circles is a large stone-arranged site in the late Jomon period in Towadaoyu, Kazuno City, Akita Prefecture. It is designated as a national special historic site.

It is also called a ring stone circle or a stone circle.

It is the largest stone circle in Japan currently discovered.

​Tamagawa Onsen

Located in Semboku City, Akita Prefecture, Tamagawa Onsen is a secret hot spring visited by hot spring fans from all over Japan, boasting "the largest amount of hot springs in Japan" and "the strongest acidity in Japan".

It is a hot spring that you can enjoy other than bathing, as there are facilities where you can enjoy natural bedrock bathing using geothermal heat.


It is one of the three major hayashi in Japan.

Held every year on August 19th and 20th, it is an event that marks the end of summer in the local city of Kazuno.

Designated as an intangible folk cultural property of Akita Prefecture in 1978.

In 2014, it was designated as an important intangible folk cultural property of the country as a "stand event of the wreath festival".

In 2016, it was registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage as one of the "Mountain, Hook, and Yatai Events".

​Historic Site Osarizawa Mine

The historic site Osarizawa Mine, which has been designated as a Heritage of Industrial Modernization,

It is said that the mountain was opened 1300 years ago.

The crust of about 9 million years ago is exposed in the mine shaft, and you can see the remains of the copper vein group mining, which was once one of the largest in Japan, up close.

There are courses for observing sightseeing tunnels and various hands-on menus, which are also recommended for hands-on learning.

​Dainichido Bugaku

Dainichido Bugaku is a dance that is dedicated on January 2nd every year at Dainichido (also known as Dainichido Bugaku Shrine).

From the four villages of Osato, Azusawa, Nagamine, and Taniuchi, Noh people gather to dedicate dance in front of the shrine and inside the shrine.

Designated as a national important intangible cultural property in 1976, in 2009

It is also registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

​Lake Towada

Lake Towada is famous as a scenic spot in the north.

It is a mirror-like lake that reflects the sky and the surrounding mountains, and when you see the scenery, you will be impressed by its beauty.

Its depth is Nakako, which is 327 meters, which is the third deepest in Japan.

The Towada Chemistry Museum and the statue of a maiden are in the vicinity, and there are plenty of campgrounds in the vicinity.

​Oirase Gorge

It is designated as a national monument and protected, and there are many attractions such as the Takitani clear stream, rocks and plants.

One of the attractions of Oirase Gorge is that it is easy for anyone to take a walk, and it is a place where you can enjoy the feeling of being one with nature.

Without getting out of the car and going deep into the intricate forest

It is a beautiful mountain stream where you can feel the clear stream and waterfall from the same perspective as people.

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