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Oga Tourist Information Center

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Address: 207-219 Ikko, Funakoshi, Oga 010-0341, Akita Prefecture
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+81 185-35-5300

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The Ogres of Oga

This is a fun little stop to pose with the Ogres of Oga. For the sake of your photo, the morning is best as in the afternoon, you have to photograph into the sun which is not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

No trip is complete to Oga without stopping and snapping a few photos of the huge Namahage statues that welcome you to the peninsula! I It is also a very useful tourist information center with an exceptionally clean bathrooms, souvenir shops and a restaurant that serves meals such as ramen, udon and curry. You can stretch your legs outside if... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a fun little stop to pose with the Ogres of Oga. For the sake of your photo, the morning is best as in the afternoon, you have to photograph into the sun which is not ideal.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

You can't miss this place driving by--there are two huge Namahage ogres outside. Aside from getting a photo with the two guys, there is also lots of good tourist info. and local crafts and gifts and clean toilets here. Nice place for a break.

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