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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.
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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!

Why You Should Visit The Tsuruga Castle In Tohoku!

This article gives you all the information you need about the Tsuruga Castle in Aizu, Fukushima Prefecture. The stunning castle is a former stronghold of the Edo period and is one of the most impressive structure of its kind in all of Japan. The site is particularly impressive during the cherry blossoms season!

All About The Awesome Ouchi-juku In Fukushima Prefecture!

Planning to visit the Tohoku region and Fukushima Prefecture? Then you should definitely consider visiting the little historic gem of Ouchi-juku, located near Aizu. Here's all you need to know about this unique place.

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