Senshu ParkSaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
This park is home to the remains of castles used by the Akita Clan (who once governed the area) from 1602 through 1869. In 1896 the remains were adapted into a park, following the designs of Nagaoka Yasuhei, and the park was given the name Senshu Park.
Yokote City’s Four-Zone Collaborative IlluminationsSaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
In Akita Prefecture’s Yokote City around New Year’s, various parts of the city hold events where the trees and plazas are illuminated brightly with many lights! In 2016, the four areas selected for the Collaborative Illuminations of Yokote City are Taiyu, Omori, Omono River, and Hiraka.
Samurai Residences in Kakunodate – Kakunodate Historical Village Aoyagi HouseSaveBookmarked articles are displayed in "Bookmarks" at the bottom right of the page
In Kakunodate, part of the city of Senboku in Akita Prefecture, exists rows of old houses first attributed to the Ashina family in the early Edo period (around year 1620), that later flourished under the castle town of the Satake-Kita family. This district has been designated as protected in an effort to conserve traditional buildings.