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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 (44 votes)
Visited by: 79 users
 2  Tamagawa Onsen
Featuring Japan's most acidic hot spring water.
User rating: 83/100 (13 votes)
Visited by: 29 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: 24 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: 48 users
 7  Lake Tazawa
A pretty and very deep caldera lake.
User rating: 70/100 (31 votes)
Visited by: 86 users
 8  Matsukawa Onsen
Remote collection of a few hot spring ryokan.
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Visited by: 3 users
 

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Best rated destinations (out of 166):
81.  Matsumoto   80/100
82.  Norikura   80/100
83.  Hakuba   80/100
84.  Gujo-Hachiman   80/100
85.  Matsuyama   80/100
86.  Hachimantai   80/100
87.  Kakunodate   79/100
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112.  Hachimantai   157
113.  Jozankei Onsen   150
114.  Lake Shikotsu   146
115.  Oze National Park   143
116.  Shodoshima   137

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