Akita Prefectural Skating Rink

Akita Prefectural Skating Rink is located in Akita City, Akita Prefecture.
There is a rink for speed skating, and a rink for field hockey, figurines, etc. in the central area.

Getting to the Stadium

Basically, the access is by car.
There is a parking lot at the skate park.

About the Stadium

Location: 2-2 Aza Sanuki, Araya-machi, Akita City, Akita Prefecture
Opened: October 1971
Closed: 3rd Monday of every month, year-end and New Year holidays
Open from mid-October to late March every year.
For the 2020-2021 season, it was open from October 24 (Sat) to March 21 (Sun).

Explore Akita

Before your trip, we have compiled some basic information about Akita Prefecture for your reference.

Basic information on Akita Prefecture

1. "Getting there & Around" Akita City

To get to Akita from the Tokyo metropolitan area, you can either fly or use the bullet train.
JAL and ANA operate flights from Haneda, Sapporo, Nagoya, and Osaka (Itami) to and from Akita Airport.
The flight from Haneda to Akita Airport takes about one hour.

From the airport, take the limousine bus to Akita City (950 yen one way), which takes about 40 minutes.

To get to Akita Station by Shinkansen, take the Tohoku/Hokkaido Shinkansen bullet train, which takes about 4 hours from Tokyo Station.

Here is a guide on how to get to the Akita City area and how to get around the city.

2. "Where to Stay" in Akita City

Akita Prefecture is the sixth largest prefecture in the whole of Japan, including Hokkaido.
Therefore, the location of the hotel is important when there are several attractions in the prefecture.
Here, we will focus on hotels in the Akita City area.

3. "What to Do & See" in Akita City

The most famous sightseeing spots in Akita Prefecture are Tazawako Lake, Oga Peninsula known for Namahage, and Nyuto Hot Spring Resort.
We have picked out the best sightseeing spots in the Akita area.

4. "What / Where to Eat" in Akita City

Akita's specialties include kiritanpo, hinai jidori, and inaniwa udon.
Here is an introduction to Akita's food.


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