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Noshiro Port(area:TOHOKU/AKITA)

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The Noshiro Port, which is in the Tohoku region facing the Sea of Japan, offers excellent access to northern Akita Prefecture. The berth is as deep as 13 meters and has a length of 260 meters. Shirakami-Sanchi, a natural UNESCO World Heritage Site is close-by, where Visitors may enjoy a trek through the wilderness including the virgin remains of Japanese beech trees covering the slopes. In August of every year, Noshiro Nebunagashi Festival featuring castle-shaped gigantic lanterns is held. They parade to the music of traditional flutes and taiko drums. The event culminates the following day, when the shachi ornaments decorating the lanterns are set on fire and released into the Yoneshiro River by boats.

Port Area Tourist Information

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Dining

Buta-nankotsu

Nankotsu on a menu generally refers to chicken cartilage in Japan. However the popular "nankotsu" in Noshiro is pork c...

Dining

Hatamachi Shopping Street

Hatamachi Shopping Street, situated in the heart of Noshiro City, comprises some 70 shops that offer a variety of products...

Main Attractions

SHIRAKAMI-SANCHI WORLD NATURAL HERITAGE

Shirakami-sanchi is a moountainous region that has elevations ranging from 200 m to 1,250 m and straddles the prefectura...

Topics

Nosiro tanabata「Tenku no fuyajo」

Tenku-no-Fuyajo is a festival passed down from the Edo period (1603?1868) featuring castle-shaped gigantic lanterns to...

Port Information

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Location Omoriyama,Nshiro-shi,Akita,016-0807 map
Nearest major airport Odate Noshiro Airport(Car  50 minute ) map
Nearest major train station JR Higashinihon Gonosen Noshiro Station(Car  15 minute ) map
Nearest major bus station Shuhoku Bus Noshiroekimae(Car  15 minute ) map
Berth Omori -13m quaywall map
Port management Akita prefecture, Department of Public Works,Harbor and Airport Division  
TEL 028-860-2541  
E-MAIL kowan-kuko@pref.akita.lg.jp  
Related links Bi-no-Kuni Akita (Link to an external website)  

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