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Lake Towada

Lake Towada (十和田湖, Towadako) is part of the Towada-Hachimantai National Park and is the largest... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Soo K
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Hong Kong, China
Beautiful autumn foliage

We took the sightseeing boat from Yasumiya to Nenokuchi to view the autumn foliage. The journey... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
lizcyni
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Singapore
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4 May 2018
“Lake Towada”
31 Oct 2017
“Beautiful autumn foliage”
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Okuse Towadakohan, Towada 018-5501, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe worth it with autumn colors but in summer - not too exciting. Especially if you don’t speak Japanese. There’s some descriptive recording playing over a speaker for the whole boat ride, but entirely in Japanese. The scenery is nice enough but not that much...More

Thank Asterix135
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Lake Towada (十和田湖, 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....More

Thank Soo K
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We took the sightseeing boat from Yasumiya to Nenokuchi to view the autumn foliage. The journey took 50 minutes. Lake Towada area is peaceful, good for a relaxing getaway.

Thank lizcyni
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We took the bus departing from Hachinohe towards Towada lake. Walked to Nenouchi to take the ferry across to Towada for an overnight stay. The cruise took 50 mins. We saw some autumn leaves and that’s about it. I would have taken the bus all...More

Thank lydiaSingapore
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Tourists will get an opportunity to ride down a lake to view Japan's autumn trees as well as the numerous mini islands that surround it. Though not habitual you'll notice some of them have been styled to include mini homes and bench for your viewing...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I would suggested people to camp around the lake or walk.... The view is very nice but I would enjoy more if the weather is nicer. Around the lake, it has camping sites and a few observatory points. You can hire a bike and ride...More

Thank Dara C
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Worth a trip if you're in the Oirase Keiryu area. I took the one-way 50-min ride from Nenoguchi to Yasumiya after hiking the Oirase Stream in the rain. Due to the rainy weather, not many people were around, I was literally the only passenger on...More

Thank ciramisu
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I could see scenic places in Ogura and Nakayama peninsulas at the Towada Lake. US$8.40 for a ride is reasonable. Announcement is nice but only in Japanese, You have to ride this if you come to Towada Lake.

Thank Keizo
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Lake Towada is an amazing crater lake and we were anxious to have a closer look, so we took this boat ride. The boat itself was nothing special; the usual Japanese sightseeing ferry, with a few snacks sold from a concession stand on the lower...More

Thank Banda-in-Japan
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