“Gakko” means “Japanese pickles”. Local vegetables are enjoyed by pickling them. They include “iburigakko,” made with smoked radish, “natazuke,” using radish cut with a rough-edged machete “misozuke,” and “kasuzuke.”
Akitachi Plus is a website with tourist information on sightseeing spots, festivals, restaurants, lodging, hot springs, and other places of interest in Akita City.
In addition to Japanese, the site can be accessed in English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Korean, and Thai.