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Sakunami Onsen (作並温泉) is a hot spring resort in northern Japan about 25 kilometres (16 mi) to the north-west of downtown Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. Discovered 1300 years ago, this hot spring resort is now one of the most luxurious and authentic spring resorts in Sendai, Japan. #enjoytohoku #visitmiyagi #sendai #hot #spring #onsen #earth_shotz #visualsoflife #visualart #visualsofearth #japan #sakunami
If you’re interested in ancient architecture, this is one of the best spots. Located in Morioka, Iwate Prefecture, there is an impressive red brick building which once served as the bank of Iwate. It was designed and built in 1911 by Manji Kasai and Kingo Tatsuno who also designed other interesting architecture around Japan including the Tokyo Station. It remains as Japans important cultural property. #enjoytohoku #japan #morioka #iwate #tohoku #architecturephotography #architecture #ancient #highcontrast #artofvisuals #visualsoflife #visualart #visualsoflife #japan_of_insta #japan_focus
Kamakura festival of Yokote, where the locals come together to pray to the gods of water for a good harvest. It’s a 400 year old festival still celebrated for prosperity and longevity. more than 100 kamakura and countless miniature kamakura are made. #enjoytohoku #tohoku #japan #japan_of_insta #japan_focus #artofvisuals #visualsoflife
Designed and built by Kingo Tatsuno and Manji Kasai, this building is of a Renaissance style that typified the Westernization of the Meiji Era. It’s a gorgeous building and once was the operational bank, Bank of Iwate, but now it has been nationally designated as a Tangible Cultural Property. The elegance of the interior will blow away your mind and take you to renaissance. The most interesting aspect is that you can see most of the interior without any admission fee. Visit this incredible architecture standing firm in Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture! #enjoytohoku #japan_of_insta #visualsoflife #visualsofart #asia #architecture #renaissance #morioka #iwate #traveltohoku
It’s a beautiful day at Akita. Visit this beautiful lake in Akita Prefecture, Lake Tazawako: deepest lake in Japan and standing amidst is the statue of a legendary maiden Tatsuko - as an appearance for everlasting beauty!! #enjoytohoku
Featuring this amazing landscape from Aomori Prefecture:
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Engulfed and surrounded by the subtlety of breathtaking landscapes. #visittohoku #enjoytohoku
The elegance of this huge Torii standing vivid amidst cold snowy day. Get a feel of Japanese architecture and culture in depth at this national treasure in Sendai: Osaki Hachimangu Shrine. #enjoytohoku
Rinnoji was originally founded in 1441 at Yanagawa, Fukushima Prefecture by Mochimune Date. This garden were assumed by the Rev.Mugai’s successor, the Rev. Hioki Goho (1893-1972). A three-storied pagoda was added in 1981 by the Rev. Hioki Dokan (1926-2009). Location : 1 14-1 Kitayama Aoba-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 981-0931.

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Photo credit: @agnilili 
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Were you ever given a opportunity to taste 117 different types of sake (Japanese alcoholic drink made from fermented rice) at once? If not, located in the precincts of Echigo-Yuzawa Station in Niigata prefecture, Ponshukan houses four unique attractions. At the Sake tasting corner, one can sample 95 leading brands of sake produced at local breweries in Niigata prefecture as well as visitors can try another 22 brands that is recommended by Ponshukan’s sake sommelier, making a total of 117 varieties of sake.
#enjoytohoku #niigata #japanese #sake #visualsoflife #lifeofadventure #discovery #japan
Shiogama Fish Market is incredibly awe-inspiring with the sight of all different varieties of sea food, with its extreme freshness. It is one of Japan's most important fishing ports and one of the busiest fish processing centers in the country. It is one of the several markets that line the wharves, is a wholesale market that is open to the general public. It contains about 140 shops and stalls selling all manner of fresh and processed seafood products including local specialties such as Matsushima oysters and a local varieties of processed fish cake. #enjoytohoku #fish #market #shiogama #traveljapan #traveltohoku #tohoku #japan #japan_of_insta #japan_focus
At times all you want is a "cheesy life", and nowhere else can be as good as this cheese cabin: locally produced cheese from the exotic nature of Mount Zao, in Miyagi Prefecture. Try the unique flavoured cheese and cream cheese such as garlic, orange, blue-berry, etc. That's not all, visitors here can also enjoy cheese ice cream, now thats what I call living a cheesy life, try it in Zao, Miyagi. #enjoytohoku #japan_of_insta #visitjapan #tohokudestinations #traveltohoku #tohoku #zao #cheese #life
Savour "Bomb Rice Balls", a large onigiri made from Koshihikari rice grown locally. You would literally pat your shoulders if you can finish this single onigiri, else you can always be generous enough to share with your fellow mates. Visit this museum of four unique attractions located in the precincts of Echigo-Yuzawa Station in Niigata prefecture, Ponshukan.
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