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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Tohoku - Aomori
Towada 
# 81   of 175 destinations
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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 (76 votes)
Visited by: 142 users
 2  Lake Towada
Barely developed caldera lake.
User rating: 86/100 (86 votes)
Visited by: 194 users
 3  Mount Hakkoda
Volcano known for natural scenery and onsen.
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Visited by: 4 users
 4  Towada Art Center
One of Japan's best contemporary art museums.
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Visited by: 2 users
 5  Christ's Grave
Bizzare religious site in a remote village.
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Visited by: 2 users
 

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85.  Kotohira   270

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News and Reports
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
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