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Akayu Destination Guide

Discover Akayu in Japan!

Akayu in the region of Yamagata is a town located in Japan - some 166 mi (or 267 km) North of Edo, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Akayu

Local time in Akayu is now 11:41 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yokohama, Edo, Niigata, Nagoya, Yonezawa or Aomori. When in this area, you might want to check out Tsukumo, Takahata, Nukanome, Niijuku, Nakayama and Akayu as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

11°C / 52 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Night Temperature 1°C / 34 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 55%
Air Pressure 1013.2 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 68% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 27th of March 2019
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 8°C (46 °F)
Night: 7°C (44 °F)
Thursday, 28th of March 2019
Heavy intensity rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 3°C (38 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Friday, 29th of March 2019
Snow, light breeze, broken clouds.
Snow Day: 4°C (39 °F)
Night: -0°C (32 °F)


Cute rabbit Kawaii Japanese YAMAGATA RAI...

01:35 min ( February 14, 2011 by yukikazeyochan)
Views: 481 - Rating: 5/5

Cute rabbit.YAMAGATA RAILWAY.Miyauchi Station.Playing with rabbit. 2011/1/30

Yamagata Line&Heavy snow

00:52 min ( March 28, 2011 by yukikazeyochan)
Views: 1,519 - Rating: 5/5

2011/1/30 East Japan Railway(JR East).Yamagata Line(Ōu Main Line).Akayu Station.701-5500 series electric multiple unit(EMU)train.Arrival&Departure.snow accretion.Snow scene

Japanese Elevator Platform&Snow

00:56 min ( April 23, 2011 by yukikazeyochan)
Views: 32,297 - Rating: 4.11111/5

()2011/1/30 Japanese Elevator.Made in JAPAN(Hitachi Ltd.)JR East.Yamagata Shinkansen.Akayu station.Platform&Snow scene

Train front view Heavy snow

01:55 min ( February 25, 2011 by yukikazeyochan)
Views: 568 - Rating: 0/5

2011/1/30 Yamagata Railway.Flower Nagai Line.Train front view.Orihata Station - Miyauchi Station.Heavy snow&snow scene

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Interesting facts about this location

Akayu, Nan'yō

Akayu, Nan'yō is a district in the city of Nanyo, Yamagata, Japan. Akayu is most famous for Akayu Onsen (赤湯温泉), a series of ryokan famed for their natural hot-springs which are believed to have medicinal properties. The town's name, which is literally translated as "red hot water", derives from a story in 1093. It is said that the feudal chief of Tohoku, Minamoto no Yoshitsuna took a wounded soldier to a hot spring bath. His blood immediately turned the water red and the wound closed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 140.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Yamagata Prefecture, Hot springs of Japan, Nan'yō, Yamagata, Visitor attractions in Yamagata Prefecture

Nakagawa, Nan'yō, Yamagata

Nakagawa, Nan'yō, Yamagata is a district in the city of Nan'yō, Yamagata, Japan. The two kanji characters that form the name "nakagawa" mean "inside" or "medium" (size) and "river". Nakagawa was the site of a quarry, and today its most Important Cultural Property is the 33 Images of Kannon carved on the south face of Mount Iwabu. These Kannon images were created in the Edo period.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 140.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Nan'yō, Yamagata

Kumano Shrine (Yamagata)

is a historic shinto shrine in Miyauchi in the city of Nan'yō, Yamagata, Japan. It dates from the 9th century, and is one of only three large Kumano shrines in Japan. The shrine is located on a small mountain in the district of Miyauchi in Nanyo. Two main features of the shrine are a giant tree which locals believe to be several hundred years old, and a traditional tsurigane bell. The bell is unique because during World War II, most large iron bells in Japan were melted down for their material.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 140.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:9th-century architecture, Shinto shrines in Yamagata Prefecture

Miyauchi, Nan'yō

Miyauchi, Nan'yō is a district in Nanyo, Yamagata, Japan. The former town of Miyauchi merged with Akayu and Wago village in 1967 to form the city of Nanyo. The two kanji characters that form the name Miyauchi literally mean "shinto shrine" and "inside". The shinto Kumano-taisha Shrine is one of the three great Kumano Shrines in Japan, whose origins date back to the 9th century.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 140.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Dissolved municipalities of Yamagata Prefecture

Takahata Station

Takahata Station is a railway station in Takahata, Yamagata, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is unique in having an onsen hot spa on its premises.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 38.05, 140.19 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in Yamagata Prefecture, Railway stations opened in 1900, Yamagata Shinkansen, Ōu Main Line

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