5 Sights in Akita, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Akita, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Akita, Japan.

List of cities in Japan Sightseeing Tours in Akita

1. 久保田城跡

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Kubota Castle is a Japanese castle in the city Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan. Throughout the Edo period, Kubota Castle was home to the Satake clan, daimyō of Kubota Domain, rulers of northern Dewa Province. The castle was also known as "Yadome-jō" (矢留城) or "Kuzune-jō" (葛根城). In the official documents of the Tokugawa shogunate, the castle was called "Akita-jō" (秋田城), although this name is now more commonly used to refer to the Nara period fortified settlement of Akita Castle which was nearby.

Wikipedia: Kubota Castle (EN)

2. Mining Museum of Akita University

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The Akita University Mining Museum is a museum affiliated with Akita University located in Tegata, Akita City, Akita Prefecture, Japan. As of 2015, it is a facility attached to the Faculty of International Resource Sciences, but since the university organization that has jurisdiction over the museum has been changed several times in the past, this section will describe it uniformly at the Akita University Mining Museum.

Wikipedia: 秋田大学附属鉱業博物館 (JA)

3. Senshu Park

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Senshu Park (千秋公園, Senshū-kōen) is an urban park (general park) and place name located at the ruins of Kubota Castle in Akita City, Akita Prefecture, Japan. It is designated as "Chiaki Park (Kubota Castle Ruins)" as a designated place of scenic beauty by Akita City.

Wikipedia: 千秋公園 (JA)

4. 與次郎稲荷神社

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Yojiro Inari Shrine is a shrine located in Akita City, Akita Prefecture and Higashine City, Yamagata Prefecture. There are three shrines with the same name in the same name, including the legend of Yojiro Fox. This section mainly explains the shrines in Akita City.

Wikipedia: 与次郎稲荷神社 (JA)

5. 三吉神社総本宮

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Taiheizan Miyoshi Shrine (太平山三吉神社) is a Shinto shrine located in Akita City, Akita Prefecture, Japan. An object of mountain worship. There is a village at the foot of Mt. Taihei and an inner shrine at the top of the mountain.

Wikipedia: 太平山三吉神社 (JA)

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