Tohoku
Discover Favy's food and restaurant guides for the Tohoku region! Tohoku (東北, literally east-north) is the northeastern region of Japan's Honshu island. The Tohoku region consists of 6 prefectures: Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi, and Yamagata. Tohoku is famous for beautiful coastlines such as the Sanriku coast and Matsushima, and also for its fresh seafood.
Prefectures in the Tohoku Region
Upcoming events in Tohoku

Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: Be prepared to be dazzled by stately lantern-warriors!

The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri is one of the big three festivals of its kind in the Tohoku region. "Nebuta" is in reference warriors carried on floats traveling to the center of the city. Aomori puts on an amazing spectacle with gigantic lantern-floats surrounded by dancers in unique costumes dancing to traditional music. This event attracts approximately 3 million people every year. A must see!

Akita Kanto Festival: The Most Authentic Matsuri Experience in Akita

Akita Kanto Festival is one of the biggest summer festivals in Kanto region (north-east part) of Japan. Let's figure out what is so popular about Akita Kanto Festival together!

The World of Paper and Bamboo: Join Sendai Tanabata Festival from August 6th to 8th, 2018!

Sendai Tanabata Festival is a traditional, probably the most elegant summer festival that exist in Japan. People love to come visit and watch the colorful decorations mostly made by paper. Let's find out how to enjoy Sendai Tanabata Festival to fullest!

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Aomori Nebuta Matsuri: Be prepared to be dazzled by stately lantern-warriors!

The Aomori Nebuta Matsuri is one of the big three festivals of its kind in the Tohoku region. "Nebuta" is in reference warriors carried on floats traveling to the center of the city. Aomori puts on an amazing spectacle with gigantic lantern-floats surrounded by dancers in unique costumes dancing to traditional music. This event attracts approximately 3 million people every year. A must see!

Iwate Snow Festival: One Of The Great 5 Snow Matsuris In Japan

Looking for a way to enjoy Japan's scenic beauty in the winter while experiencing a traditional festival or "matsuri". The Iwate Snow Festival offers you just that! Here's more on this event.

The World of Paper and Bamboo: Join Sendai Tanabata Festival from August 6th to 8th, 2018!

Sendai Tanabata Festival is a traditional, probably the most elegant summer festival that exist in Japan. People love to come visit and watch the colorful decorations mostly made by paper. Let's find out how to enjoy Sendai Tanabata Festival to fullest!

Where To Have The Best Ramen in Sendai!

When in Sendai, you should try some of the awesome local ramen joints to sample of the local dishes! Here are the best places to do so!

Akita Kanto Festival: The Most Authentic Matsuri Experience in Akita

Akita Kanto Festival is one of the biggest summer festivals in Kanto region (north-east part) of Japan. Let's figure out what is so popular about Akita Kanto Festival together!

Teppanyaki in Akita: 3 restaurants where you can enjoy delicious iron plate-grilled foods!

Teppanyaki is a type of Japanese cooking style that uses a large iron plate to grill. It can be used for cooking all kinds of meats, seafood and okonomihyaki (a type of savoury Japanese pancake). If you are in Akita city and would like to try this type of cooking, here are three addresses you should try.

Omagari Fireworks: Enjoy the Unbelievably Beautiful Fireworks Competition in Akita!

Omagari is located in Akita prefecture, and Omagari Fireworks takes place in August every year. It is one of the major and traditional fireworks competition festivals in Japan. It's a must-visit fireworks festival in Japan!

Yokote Kamakura Festival: An Ancient Festival Of Snow-Houses Built For The God Of Water

The city of Yokote in Akita Prefecture holds one of Japan's coolest snow festivals. Throughout the town, snow shelters called kamakuras are built and lit from the inside. Here's more on this unique snow festival.

The 5 Best Places to Eat Ramen in Akita Prefecture

Heading to Akita? Ramen is extremely good in this prefecture and can be the only reason you need to go for a visit! Here are the five best spots to fill up on a warm bowl of ramen when in Akita Prefecture in Japan's north.

There's A Shark Island in Japan?? Tobishima in Yamagata Should Be On Your Bucket List!

Are you brave enough to go Tobishima island in Yamagata to swim with sharks? They're supposed to be lazy and harmless, but they're still 1.5 meters long!

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