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Oga Peninsula, Akita Prefecture

The Oga Peninsula (男鹿半島 Oga-hantō) is a rugged peninsula which projects west into the Sea of Japan from the coast of Akita in northern Honshū, the main island of Japan. Politically it coincides with the city of Oga.

At the base of the peninsula is Hachirōgata, formerly the second largest lake in Japan.

Oga Peninsula is famous for the traditional festival of Namahage.
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  • While we were there the city has a highly subsidized tour for 1000 Yen which included a train ride to Oga (including a very good Bento Box lunch) touring around all the Namahage sites and a delivery.....  more »
  • We stayed in Akita and hired a car to drive around the Oga Peninsula and stay a night at the Oga Spa area. We visited the aquarium on the way up. I generally hate zoos but accept the place that they.....  more »
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  • The sales attitude of accepting group tourists of the Showa era amplifies nostalgia. After noon, there will be fewer guests in a short time, but the sunset is also beautiful, so it might be good to stay in the car. There is also a hot spring facility nearby where you can take a day trip bath.
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  • I stopped by in the summer. It was a pleasant day.
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