Japan - Northern Honshu (Tohoku) (PDF Chapter)

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Tōhoku is Japan’s rugged north, a land of volcanic massifs, remote hot springs, ancient folklore and unique customs. It’s three national parks offer year-round outdoor pursuits, while feudal-era remnants can be found in historic towns including Hiraizumi and Kakunodate.

  • follow the footsteps of the yamabushi (mountain priests) through the fabled peaks of Dewa Sanzan
  • maps
  • venture back to a time of samurai in Kakunodate
  • transport
  • frolick around Towada-ko’s crater-lake shores in summer
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai, Matsushima, Ishinomaki, Naruko Onsen, Iwate Prefecture, Morioka, Hiraizumi, Tōno, Sanriku Kaigan, Minami-Sanriku & Kesennuma, Rikuzen-takata & Ōfunato, Kamaishi & Ōtsuchi, Aomori Prefecture, Aomori, Hirosaki, Towada-ko, Hakkōda-san, Shimokita Peninsula, Akita Prefecture, Akita, Kakunodate, Tazawa-ko, Nyūtō Onsen, Yamagata Prefecture, Yamagata, Yamadera, Zaō Onsen, Ginzan Onsen, Tsuruoka, Dewa Sanzan, Sakata, Niigata Prefecture, Niigata, Sado-ga-shima, Echigo-Yuzawa Onsen, Naeba, Myōkō Kōgen, Fukushima Prefecture, Aizu-Wakamatsu, Bandai Plateau and Kitakata.

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