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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Tohoku - Towada-Hachimantai National Park
Hachimantai 
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Hachimantai is a mountainous region in northern Akita and Iwate Prefectures, which makes up the southern part of the Towada-Hachimantai National Park. The region is far removed from Japan's cities and offers some of the country's best rustic hot springs as well as rewarding hiking trails through volcanic landscapes that will delight travelers looking to explore the Japanese countryside.

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Attractions
 1  Nyuto Onsen
Wonderful rustic hot spring resort.
User rating: 95/100 (42 votes)
Visited by: 78 users
 2  Tamagawa Onsen
Featuring Japan's most acidic hot spring water.
User rating: 83/100 (13 votes)
Visited by: 28 users
 3  Akita-Komagatake
Volcanic mountain with nice hiking trails.
User rating: 78/100 (8 votes)
Visited by: 25 users
 4  Goshogake Onsen
Hot spring next to a volcanicaly active valley.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 23 users
 5  Fukenoyu Onsen
Single ryokan next to a volcanic field.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 2 users
 6  Mount Hachimantai
Flat topped mountain with hiking trails.
User rating: 81/100 (17 votes)
Visited by: 46 users
 7  Lake Tazawa
A pretty and very deep caldera lake.
User rating: 69/100 (30 votes)
Visited by: 84 users
 8  Matsukawa Onsen
Remote collection of a few hot spring ryokan.
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Visited by: 3 users
 

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