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, measuring...
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 with nightly happy hour...
Occupying a lovely riverside spot adjacent to a little park, this genial cafe makes cakes and pancakes better than grandma ever did....
4-2-25 Ōmachi · 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 (from ¥3675) simplify ordering and include Otafuku's famous pickles.