A museum where you can learn about Matagi who lived in the mountainous areas of Tohoku and made their living through hunting in ancient times.
- Matagi Museum
- Odaiko no Yakata
A historical museum where you can see and try the World’s largest taiko drum listed in the Guinness World Records.
- Hikage Onsen
Opened in 1893, the water from this onsen is famous for revitalizing skin. Surrounded by nature, you can enjoy a relaxing atmosphere.
- Magewappa-making experience (Shibata Yoshinobu Shoten)
Experience Magewappa-making, a traditional Japanese craft. How about making a unique item by yourself?
- Furusawa Onsen Koyokan
A popular onsen where you can meet a pair of cute Akita dogs
An old, still-active theater designated as an important cultural property where you can feel like you are an actor/actress
- Skypark Mt. Kanpu Panorama Observation Deck
See great views of the Sea of Japan and mountains in the distance on this 360-degree rotating observation deck.
- Shirakami Sanchi
A World Natural Heritage which has an extensive world-class beech forest.
- Oyasukyo Daifunto
A magical ravine where 98℃ boiling water spout out from cracks in the cliff's walls.
- Old Kaneko Family Home
Akita's traditional old merchant's house, where you can still see how they used to live in old days.
- Oga Aquarium GAO
Must see the giant water tank of the sea of Oga! Watch out for the Namahage divers!
- Nyuto Onsenkyo
A hot spring resort among mountains whose milky white onsen has a magical atmosphere.