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Things to do in Tohoku

 

Attractions (1096)

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Oirase Stream (Towada)
Ranked #1 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #2 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Playgrounds; Gardens
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Mt. Haguro (Tsuruoka)
Ranked #3 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Historic Sites; Mountains; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Risshakuji Temple (Yamagata)
Ranked #4 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Religious Sites

The temple known by the locals as "Yamadera" was founded in 860 AD by Ennin, as a subsidiary of Enryakuji temple in Kyoto. Its main building Konpon Chudo is built clinging to the... more »

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Ranked #5 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Museums
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Goshikinuma Lake (Kitashiobara-mura)
Ranked #6 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Bodies of Water
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Tachinebuta no Yakata (Goshogawara)
Ranked #7 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Museums
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Gonosen (Fukaura-machi)
Ranked #8 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Scenic Railroads
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Ranked #9 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

Rime on Trees or Ice Monsters at Mt. Zao are the popular winter phenomenon spotted both on Yamagata side and Miyagi side of Mt. Zao mountain range. Best season is from January to... more »

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Hirosaki Park (Hirosaki)
Ranked #10 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
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Miharutakizakura (Miharu-machi)
Ranked #11 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Map | Visitor photos (9)
Chusonji (Hiraizumi-cho)
Ranked #12 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Religious Sites
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Oirase River (Aomori)
Ranked #13 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Bodies of Water
Map | Visitor photos (15)
Ranked #14 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Parks
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Mt. Gassan (Nishikawa-machi)
Ranked #15 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Mountains

Mt.Gassan is one of the Three Mountains of Dewa and revered as Holy Mountain. The elevation is 1,984 meters. It is an old volcano and the last activity was about 300,000 years ago. more »

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Hirosaki Castle (Hirosaki)
Ranked #16 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Castles
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Takinoyu (Osaki)
Ranked #17 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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Ranked #18 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #19 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: This historic site was accidentally discovered during construction of a baseball stadium. Excavations have revealed... more » Owner description: This historic site was accidentally discovered during construction of a baseball stadium. Excavations have revealed artifacts and structures dating back 5500 years to the Jomon period. « less
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Ranked #20 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Okama Crater (Zao-machi)
Ranked #21 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Geologic Formations

Okama , a crater lake of Mt. Goshikidake , is popular because the water color changes according to the weather condition. Due to its strong acidity the lake is lifeless. more »

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Hanamiyama Park (Fukushima)
Ranked #22 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Parks; Zoos
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Tsurugajo Castle (Aizuwakamatsu)
Ranked #23 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Castles; Historic Sites
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Ranked #24 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Art Museums
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Tanesashi Beach (Hachinohe)
Ranked #25 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Marinas; Bodies of Water; Beaches
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Entsuin (Matsushima-machi)
Ranked #26 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Religious Sites
Map | Visitor photos (71)
Mt. Chokaisan (Nikaho)
Ranked #27 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Mountains
Map | Visitor photos (14)
Matsushima Bay (Matsushima-machi)
Ranked #28 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Bodies of Water; Marinas; Beaches
Map | Visitor photos (55)
Lake Juniko (Fukaura-machi)
Ranked #29 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Bodies of Water
Visitor photos (49)
Ranked #30 of 1,096 attractions in Tohoku
Category: Mountains
Visitor photos (24)