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Yokote

Yokote is a city located in Akita Prefecture.

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Yokote

The Yokote area is near the center of the Tohoku region. In wintertime, many of Japan's snow-related customs can still be found here. The area is famous for the "Kamakura" festival where children gather in constructed snow houses, as well as the "Yokote fried soba" soul food.

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photo of Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival

Tohoku | Akita | Yokote

Yokote Kamakura Snow Festival

Yokote Kamakura Festival has been around for over 400 years. It is a way to honor the water deities and pray for a bountiful harvest.