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Tohoku

Treasure Land of Japan

Journey to Japan’s rugged North East, a land of stunning natural beauty, lively festivals and historic sites, healing hot springs, traditional delicacies, and mountain hikes along ancient pilgrimage routes. Here you’ll find friendly people, warm hospitality, and a way of life that harks back generations.

Tohoku consists of six prefectures (districts), each with its own vibrant and unique character. They are: Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi, and Yamagata.

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In Tohoku, there are airports and JR Shinkansen (bullet train) stations in each prefecture. When entering Japan from major airports, such as Narita International Airport, use Tohoku Shinkansen and Joetsu Shinkansen lines from JR Tokyo Station, or a domestic airline route from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport). There are also overseas regular airline services to the airports in Tohoku, mainly to Sendai Airport.

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