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Akita Shi Destination Guide

Touring Akita Shi in Japan.

Akita Shi in the region of Akita with it's 325,837 citizens is located in Japan - some 279 mi (or 449 km) North of Edo, the country's capital city.

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Time in Akita Shi is now 12:40 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Nagano-shi, Maebashi, Kanazawa, Morioka, Fukushima-shi or Sanno. Being here already, consider visiting Tsuchizakiminatohigashi, Niida-menagata, Nakadori, Arayamachi, Akita and Araya-tajirizawanakamachi. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Kanto Festival

01:01 min ( August 12, 2009 by owencunn)
Views: 1,100 - Rating: 5/5

The Kanto Festival () in Akita City, Japan. This was the final night of the festival, so the guys were not shy about adding more poles to lift the lanterns higher that they normally do!

Smart Crow uses cars to crack nuts in Ak...

02:02 min ( January 10, 2010 by Hectortuba155817)
Views: 26,565 - Rating: 4.94805/5

Crow uses traffic to crack nuts in Akita, Japan, this is near Senshu Park

Akita Kanto Festival 2011 (Shot on RED O...

02:06 min ( August 23, 2011 by ChannelAGG)
Views: 5,452 - Rating: 4.88235/5

250 The Akita Kanto Festival held in Akita City, Akita Prefecture, located in Tohoku, the northeastern region of Japan. Traditional festival with a history of more than 250 years

2007 - Akita Kanto Festival

04:01 min ( July 24, 2008 by keisukenjapon)
Views: 3,915 - Rating: 4.22222/5

The lanterns made from ears of rice twinkle in Akita city. And 2.2milion 50kg bamboo-pole lanterns seems like the "Milky Way" moving in the summer's night sky

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Interesting facts about this location

Akita Prefecture

Akita Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Tōhoku Region of northern Honshu, the main island of Japan. The capital is the city of Akita.

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Located at 39.72, 140.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Akita Prefecture, Prefectures of Japan, Tohoku region

Akita Station

Akita Station is a railway station in Akita, Akita, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

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Located at 39.72, 140.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Akita Shinkansen, Railway stations in Akita Prefecture, Uetsu Main Line, Ōu Main Line

Akita University

Akita University is a university in Akita City, Japan. It has three faculties: the Faculty of Education and Human Studies, the School of Medicine, and the Faculty of Engineering and Resource Science.

More reading: Akita University homepage
Located at 39.72, 140.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1949 establishments in Japan, Educational institutions established in 1949, Japanese national universities, Universities and colleges in Akita Prefecture

Omono River

The Omono River is located in Akita Prefecture, Japan. The river flows from Mount Daisen in the Azuma Mountains and drains into the Sea of Japan. The river's drainage basin is essentially the entire southern half of Akita Prefecture. 30px This Akita Prefecture location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. vte

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Located at 39.72, 140.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Akita Prefecture

Katsurane Station

Katsurane Station is a JR East railway station located in Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan.

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Located at 39.72, 140.1 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in Akita Prefecture, Uetsu Main Line