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Towada 
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Lake Towada 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: 147 users
 2  Lake Towada
Barely developed caldera lake.
User rating: 86/100 (88 votes)
Visited by: 203 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.
User rating: insufficient data
Visited by: 2 users
 5  Christ's Grave
Bizzare religious site in a remote village.
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Visited by: 3 users
 

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