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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Tohoku - Aomori
Towada 
# 84   of 179 destinations
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Lake Towada (\ac, Towadako) is part of the Towada-Hachimantai National Park and is the largest caldera lake on Honshu, Japan's main island. Located on the border between Akita and Aomori Prefectures, the area is well known for its autumn colors especially around the Oirase Stream, one of Japan's most famous autumn color spots.

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Attractions
 1  Oirase Stream
Mountain stream famous for autumn colors.
User rating: 91/100 (78 votes)
Visited by: 148 users
 2  Lake Towada
Barely developed caldera lake.
User rating: 86/100 (88 votes)
Visited by: 205 users
 3  Mount Hakkoda
Volcano known for natural scenery and onsen.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 7 users
 4  Towada Art Center
One of Japan's best contemporary art museums.
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Visited by: 5 users
 5  Christ's Grave
Bizzare religious site in a remote village.
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Visited by: 3 users
 

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51.  Kanazawa   84/100
52.  Kurobe Gorge   84/100
53.  Lake Towada   84/100
54.  Okuhida   84/100
55.  Bitchu-Takahashi   84/100
56.  Shosenkyo Gorge   84/100
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84.  Lake Towada   297
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86.  Kotohira   291
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88.  Fukui   274

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News and Reports
October 20, 2014
Towada Autumn Color Report
by raina
October 30, 2013
Towada Autumn Color Report
by scott
October 31, 2012
Towada Autumn Color Report
by scott
October 27, 2011
Towadako Autumn Color Report
by schauwecker

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