Delicious grapes available!
The true pleasure of cycling is making side trips. Discover Takahashi Fruit Shop selling delicious looking grapes on the way! Grapes are in season from early September to late October.
This is the best place to rest!
Recommended as a cyclists rest spot with local gifts for sale!
Styled as a traditional rice warehouse, this rest area stocks a variety of local products from around Akita.Inside is also a farmer's market, restaurant, udon and soba shop, along with a selection of baked goods made with rice flour.
Take a rest surrounded by nature.
Seasonal vegetables, edible "fruits" of the mountain, and other foods are for sale.
At the corner café, farmers wives cook dishes from rice and vegetables they have grown themselves.
Rokugo in Misatomachi, Akita prefecture is famous for its fresh spring water.
Niteko soda and local beer, made from this delicious water, are available at the Hatachiya liquor store.
The breathtaking sight of a spring rising up in the store's compound may wash away cycling fatigue.
Visitors can taste local Misato cuisine here!
The roadside rest area is on Route 13. As well as selling local sake and sweets and Misato specialties, it also includes a restaurant using locally grown vegetables and rice.
Visitors can try local dishes such as "Misato Tanuchu" for 500 yen, or "Misato Manma" for 800 yen.
out on trying the flavors of Misato at least once!
*The prices shown include tax.
Featured with naturally brewed, additive-free products
This is a traditional shop that has been making miso at Kakunodate since long ago that also sells soy sauce.
They still continue to make miso, soy sauce and pickles, handing down techniques. There are four stores, and at the head office you can also sample miso, soy sauce, and pickles, so why not stop by?
Amazake (sweet non-alcoholic sake) and other related products are also sold at the "Maruyogura Koji Club", next to the main shop.
You may meet an Akita dog.
This is a souvenir shop on the shores of Lake Tazawa. Recommended is the youkan sweets made of local famous sake "Hideyoshi" and inaniwa udon noodles.
Visitors can also get to see an Akita Inu.
The sake's fruity acidity and refined sweetness is similar to champagne's.
A delicious sparkling rice sake with a fruity acidity and refined sweetness that drinks like a champagne.
A high-quality sake with no added alcohol and brewed with extra care.
It has a clear flavor and a delicate taste.
Brewed with specially selected Akita rice and groundwater from the Ou Mountains, this elegant sake is rich in umami and drinks well.