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Lake Towada, Tohoku

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#18 of 189 in Nature in Tohoku
Look over a vast vista of water at Lake Towada. At 327 m (1,073 ft) and with a surface area of 61.1 sq km (23.5 sq mi), it's the largest on the island, occupying the caldera of a currently active volcano. During the fall (late September through October), observe the trees on the crater rim turn an array of rusty tones. Enjoy a trip on the water with sightseeing tours sailing out across the lake, or take in the lakeside views from multiple angles at four observational platforms dotted around the water's edge. Before you head to Mogami-machi, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Mogami-machi day trip app , to make sure you see all that Mogami-machi has to offer, including Lake Towada.
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  • We have visited Lake Towada by the end of October when the tree leaves around had already changed colors. The scenery was absolutely stunning. To stroll around the lake by car was enjoyable but to str...  more »
  • Departure from loading lookout pass is perfect. Winter toilet Observatory is not available. To go by car in winter for snow tires, chain is required.
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  • Although not yet to see the red leaf 頃, but it is very recommended to cruise 10 and Tian She, not the wind is very large, you can wear a hat or surrounding towel to keep warm. In addition, you can print a cruise ship discount coupon on 10 Hotan Lake tour you in advance.
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