Yellow leaves from an Akita gondola

In Akita Prefecture's Kitaakita City sits the1,454-meter-high mountain Moriyoshizan. It offers a breathtaking view of autumn leaves in full bloom. Take a gondola ride from the base to the 8th station to witness the yellow hues of beech and maple leaves. In winter, the mountain transforms into a ski resort, where visitors can marvel at the monster-like ice trees.

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