Summer

THE VARIOUS SIGHT-SEEING SITES SURROUNDING
APPI LOCATED IN THE CENTRE OF NORTHERN TOHOKU

APPI is in Hachimantai city located next to Aomori and Akita prefectures. In the Northern Tohoku area, there are the various rich resources and beautiful atmospheres including nature, onsen, food and more! APPI is a suitable place to start traveling around the area.

IWATE PREFECTURE

  • WANKO SOBA
    Enjoyable local cuisine. Check the movie below what's about it. Recommend to eat at "Azumaya" in Morioka city. Aim over 226 bowls to be recorded.
    WANKO SOBA
  • MORIOKA SANSA ODORI FESTIVAL
    WOW! Have you ever experienced Guinness World Record's drum dance? HUGELY FANTASTIC! The chance is on Aug 1-4.
    MORIOKA SANSA ODORI FESTIVAL
  • RYUSENDO CAVE
    Nicely Cool Spot. Best place to summer for hot summer. Water in the cave is beautifully clean and transparent as air. Two thumbs-up!
    RYUSENDO CAVE
  • JODOGAHAMA BEACH
    Japanese seascape that you will love. Relax in comfortable air and enjoy short trip by sightseeing ship. Black-tailed gulls will welcome you a lot on the ship, like "COME ON! Feed me."
    JODOGAHAMA BEACH

AKITA PREFECTURE

  • OMAGARI FIREWORKS
    IMPRESSIVE!! The best of the best annual fireworks competition in Japan. Be careful when visiting there due to crowded audience. (Late Aug)
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    OMAGARI FIREWORKS
  • KANTO FESTIVAL
    SO HOT! One of the biggest Japanese traditional summer festival in Tohoku. Tons of lanterns everywhere lighten up Akita city so gorgeous. More info at here. (Early Aug)
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    KANTO FESTIVAL

AOMORI PREFECTURE

  • FRUITS PICKING
    Delicious strawberry, blueberry, peach and more! Depends on the season, but all fruits you can pick and eat (1000yen). Time is unlimited, so what are you gonna do?
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    FRUITS PICKING
  • NEBUTA FESTIVAL
    VERY IMPACT. One of the biggest Japanese traditional summer festival in Tohoku. Powerful giant Kabuki figures are unbelievable. More info at here. (Early Aug)
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    NEBUTA FESTIVAL