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Introducing Japan's Tohoku Region During Fall

This video, titled "Autumn Colors in Tohoku, Japan 4K (Ultra HD) - 東北の秋," was uploaded by "TOHOKU JAPAN."

Please enjoy this three-and-a-half-minute-long video that features an abundance of beautiful fall landscapes to enjoy in Japan's Tohoku region.

Sightseeing in Miyagi Prefecture During Autumn

Image of the heart-kanji-shaped lake at Entsu-in Temple, Miyagi Prefecture
Photo:The heart-kanji-shaped lake at Entsu-in Temple, Miyagi Prefecture

The video starts off with a landscape of Matsushima, Miyazaki.
There is a hidden spot called Kamiwarizaki on the ocean side.
We also recommend spending some time relaxing around Akiu Great Falls (秋保大滝, Akiu Otaki).

Sendai's Kokeshi Dolls, a traditional handicraft that can be seen from 0:24, are produced in Miyagi Prefecture.
Consider checking them out when looking for souvenirs

Sightseeing in Fukushima Prefecture During Autumn

Image of the Bandai-Azuma Skyline, Fukushima Prefecture
Photo:Bandai-Azuma Skyline, Fukushima Prefecture

The Bandai Azuma Skyline, which can be seen from 1:01, is a great place to enjoy a drive.
Enjoy a refreshing time appreciating the view of Mt. Azuma-kofuji.
You can enjoy beautiful seasonal sceneries in Natsugawa Valley and Goshikinuma Ponds.
We also recommend stopping by the historic Shingu Kumano Shrine.
There is a traditional event in Fukushima called Sukagawa Taimatsu Akashi (須賀川松明あかし).

Sightseeing in Akita Prefecture During Autumn

Image of the Hachimantai Aspite Line, Akita Prefecture
Photo:Hachimantai Aspite Line, Akita Prefecture

The Hachimantai Aspite Line and Ryokan Onuma, where you'll find Fukenoyu Onsen (0:18), are perfect for sightseeing.
From 1:21, you can see Nyuto Onsen as well.
It is a popular hot spring where you can enjoy traditional Japanese scenery.
Be sure to visit Dakigaeri Valley and Mikaeri Falls, which are located in the interior of Akita, and the gorgeous Lake Tajiri.

Sightseeing in Yamagata Prefecture During Autumn

Image of Yamagata Prefecture, Katakai-Numa
Photo:Yamagata Prefecture, Katakai-Numa

Stop by Yamadera, one of the most picturesque places in Yamagata Prefecture, and enjoy the spectacular natural scenery that only autumn can offer.
Katakai-Numa in Zao is also an excellent place to observe the autumn colors.
Yamagata Prefecture is also home to the richly flowing Mogami River, where you can enjoy relaxing sightseeing.

Sightseeing in Iwate Prefecture During Autumn

image of Genbikei Gorge, Iwate Prefecture
Photo:Genbikei Gorge, Iwate Prefecture

In Iwate, enjoy sightseeing along the coastline while appreciating the spectacular view of Jodogahama Beach.
Genbikei Gorge, with its refreshing stream and autumn colors, which can be seen from 1:31, is absolutely brilliant.
Nambu tekki (ironware), a traditional craft of Iwate, makes for great souvenirs.

Sightseeing in Aomori Prefecture During Autumn

Image of the Hakkoda Mountains, Aomori Prefecture
Photo:The Hakkoda Mountains, Aomori Prefecture

When it comes to places to see fall leaves in Aomori, the Hakkoda Mountains take the cake.
Take the ropeway to the top of the mountain and enjoy the autumn scenery to your heart's content.
You can also walk along the popular sightseeing site, Oirase Gorge and view the gorgeous sea at Hotokegaura.

Trying the delicious Oma tuna, a local specialty shown at 1:59, is something we highly recommend when touring Aomori.

Summary of Japan's Tohoku Region During Autumn

Image of Autumn foliage on the Hakkoda Mountains
Photo:Autumn foliage on the Hakkoda Mountains

This video shows various sightseeing spots where you can experience the beauty of autumn in Japan in just three and a half minutes.
We hope you found your next sightseeing location in the Tohoku region!
Be sure to visit them the next time you're sightseeing in Japan!

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Last Updated : Oct. 5, 2022
坂崎 なお(Nao Sakazaki)
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Take a Trip To Enjoy Japan's Autumn Atmosphere! Introducing Places of Natural Beauty With Beautiful Autumn Foliage, and the Traditional Culture of the Tohoku Region!
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