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Towada

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Bodies of Water · Waterfalls · Art Museums
Tucked away among the foothills of the Hakkoda mountain range, Towada tourism revolves around its eponymous lake and the surrounding national park. Famed for its colors throughout the year, the park hosts a number of hot springs, with small resort towns centered around them. A scattered few temples, museums, and galleries dot the downtown area of this small city, but the real appeal for trips to Towada lies outside of the urban area, where you can admire seasonal change and Honshu's volcanic topography. Put Towada at the heart of your travel plans by using our Japan day trip site.
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Oirase Mountain Stream ©
Water Body
Oirase Mountain Stream
4.7
Duration: 1 hour
Choshi Otaki Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Choshi Otaki Waterfall
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Towada Art Center ©
Art Museum
Towada Art Center
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Itomuka no Irie
Water Body
Itomuka no Irie
5.0
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Towada

Hirosaki Castle ©
Castle
Hirosaki Castle Hirosaki
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
Sannai-Maruyama Site ©
Ruin
Sannai-Maruyama Site Aomori
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Hirosaki Park ©
Park
Hirosaki Park Hirosaki
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM ©
Architectural Building
Aomori Prefecture Tourist Centerl ASPAM Aomori
3.2
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Towada

Kumoi no Taki Waterfall
Water Body
Kumoi no Taki Waterfall
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
Ashura no Nagare
Water Body
Ashura no Nagare
4.9
Duration: 1 hour
Tsutanonana Swamp
Water Body
Tsutanonana Swamp
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Towada Shrine ©
Religious Site
Towada Shrine
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes

Nature in Towada

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Hakufu no Taki
Waterfall
Hakufu no Taki
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Matsumi Waterfall
Water Body
Matsumi Waterfall
4.5
Duration: 1 hour
Sensuji no Taki
Waterfall
Sensuji no Taki
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
Suiren Pond
Water Body
Suiren Pond
3.8
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Towada

Tomb of Omachi Keigetsu
Cemetery
Tomb of Omachi Keigetsu
3.1
Duration: 1 hour
Former Kasaishi Residence
Historic Site
Former Kasaishi Residence
3.0
Duration: 1 hour
Towada Catholic Church
Historic Site
Towada Catholic Church
2.5
Duration: 1 hour
Sambongi Inari Shrine
Religious Site
Sambongi Inari Shrine
1.0
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Towada

Nitobe Memorial Museum
History Museum
Nitobe Memorial Museum
1.1
Duration: 1 hour
Towada Local Museum
History Museum
Towada Local Museum
1.0
Duration: 1 hour

Where to stay in Towada

The main accommodations of Towada lie in the downtown area, sitting along the main thoroughfares and narrower streets to the east of the central park. The mixed bag of hotels generally offers Western-style rooms in luxury, standard, and budget options. Most visitors to Towada, however, will look to stay somewhere in the national park, primarily in the areas surrounding hot springs. Look close to the lake and up in the Hakkoda mountains for some of the most characterful spa hotels.
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