Tourist Information in Kakunodate

Tourist Information Center

Pick up very handy English walking maps and store luggage in this small building shaped like a kura (traditional Japanese storehouse) outside the train station.
Tourist Information in Akita

Tourist Information Center

Opposite the shinkansen (bullet train) tracks on the 2nd floor of JR Akita Station. Staff speak some English.
Tourist Information in Tazawa-ko

Tourist Information Center

Inside the train station. Has English maps, bus timetables for both Tazawa-ko and Nyūtō Onsen, and free wi-fi.
Hospital in Akita

Akita Red Cross Hospital

Located 5km southeast of the train station, off Rte 41.
Post in Kakunodate

Post Office