Once the opulent headquarters of Akita Bank, this brick structure built in 1912 is now a folk museum. Inside, you'll find fascinating...
Akita Museum of Art
Akita's most famous painting, Tsuguharu Fūjita's Events of Akita, is also reputed to be the world's largest canvas painting. It...
Originally constructed in 1604, Akita's castle was destroyed with other feudal relics during the Meiji Restoration. The moat still...
Spica Ryokōsha Cafe & Bar
By day, this colourful cafe serves tasty smoothies and lunch plates. Come night, it morphs into a hip little bar. During happy hour (5pm...
Complementing Otafuku is this unassuming spot tucked away on the 3rd floor of a nondescript white building just a few blocks south. The...
4-2-25 Ō-machi · interesting places nearby
This upmarket traditional restaurant does good renditions of classic local dishes like kiritanpo nabe , a filling hotpot of kneaded and grilled rice (the kiritanpo ) and vegetables in a chicken and soy-sauce broth. Though pricey, courses simplify ordering and include Otafuku's famous pickles.