Northern Region

Welcome to the captivating realm of Northern Japan! Embark on a virtual journey through the enchanting landscapes and rich cultural tapestry that define this extraordinary region. From snow-capped mountains to serene lakes, and from ancient traditions to modern marvels, Northern Japan offers a blend of experiences that will leave you in awe. Join us as we explore the hidden gems, iconic landmarks, and the warm hospitality that make Northern Japan a true wonder to behold. Let the adventure begin!

Each prefecture


Where natural wonders thrive. Explore vibrant flower fields, rugged mountains, and serene lakes. Savor fresh seafood, ski on powdery slopes, and unwind in soothing hot springs. Immerse in Ainu culture, revel in Sapporo's urban charm and witness the magic of the Snow Festival. Hokkaido, a captivating blend of nature and culture, awaits your discovery.


Aomori, in northern Japan, seamlessly merges ancient traditions with stunning nature. Join the vibrant Nebuta Festival, witness Hirosaki Castle amid cherry blossoms, and savor local seafood delights. Experience the tranquility of Oirase Gorge and the allure of Lake Towada's beauty. Aomori is your gateway to Japan's cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes.


Nestled in the heart of Japan, Akita is a serene escape boasting natural beauty and cultural treasures. Immerse yourself in the iconic Kanto Festival, where lanterns illuminate the night sky. Explore Kakunodate's samurai district and marvel at the tranquil beauty of Lake Tazawa. Indulge in Akita's culinary delights, including the famous Kiritanpo dish. With its scenic landscapes and rich heritage, Akita offers a peaceful retreat for every traveler.


Iwate, nestled in Japan's northeast, beckons with its awe-inspiring landscapes and vibrant traditions. Experience the captivating Chagu Chagu Umakko Festival, where adorned horses parade through the countryside. Discover the historic charm of Morioka and its renowned noodles. Marvel at the beauty of Jodogahama Beach and the towering Hachimantai Mountains. Iwate seamlessly combines natural wonders and cultural heritage, inviting you to explore its hidden gems.


Miyagi Prefecture, located in Japan's Tohoku region, features diverse landscapes, including mountains, coastline, and urban centers. Its capital, Sendai, is nicknamed the "City of Trees." Renowned for fresh seafood like oysters, Miyagi offers both coastal beauty and mountain scenery, along with cultural attractions and historic sites.


Yamagata Prefecture, located in northern Japan, is characterized by its stunning natural landscapes, including mountains and hot springs. The capital city, Yamagata, serves as a hub for cultural experiences and outdoor activities. The region is known for its agricultural produce, notably cherries. With its mix of scenic beauty and traditional heritage, Yamagata offers a blend of rural charm and historical significance.

Local Activities by Region

Discover the rich diversity of Japan's cultural offerings and experiences through our curated list of activities in each prefecture. Whether you're drawn to bustling urban adventures, serene natural escapes, or unique cultural encounters, our region-specific links will guide you to the heart of each destination's charm.

Northern Region

Hokkaido, Aomori, Akita, Iwate, Miyagi, Yamagata, Fukushima

Kanto Region

Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki

Chubu Region

Nagano, Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Aichi, Gifu

Kansai Region

Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama, Shiga, Mie

Chugoku Region

Hiroshima, Okayama, Yamaguchi, Shimane, Tottori

Shikoku Region

Kagawa, Tokushima, Ehime, Kochi

Kyushu Region

Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima

Okinawa Region

Okinawa Prefecture