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Akita— 1 day
The coastal city of Akita has gained a wider reputation for its Kanto Matsuri, or "pole lantern festival," where skilled performers balance long bamboo poles on their foreheads with glowing paper lanterns attached to the end.You've now added Kubota Castle to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get answers to all your questions at Michi-no-Eki Akita Port, explore the world behind art at Akita Museum Of Art, explore the historical opulence of Kubota Castle, then examine the collection at Akita city Minzoku Geinou Densho-kan, and finally examine the collection at Akita Akarenga Kyodokan.
To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Akita sightseeing planner.
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Sendai Airport, Niigata Airport and Hakodate Airport. February in Akita sees daily highs of 36°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.