Lake Towada's Winter Story is the Tohoku region's largest winter festival, find out what goes on and how to get there.
Lake Towada is the largest crater lake in Honshū island, Japan. Located on the border between Aomori and Akita prefectures, it lies 400 meters above sea level and is 327 m deep, drained by the Oirase river. [Wikipedia]
TowadaKo backpackers is a great affordable accommodation at 5 minutes walk by lake Towada. Very kind staff, clean and comfortable..
The Towada-Hachimantai National Park covers two expansive portions of the mountain ranges of northern Tōhoku. It is an experie..
The Oirase Stream in Aomori Prefecture offers easy day hiking in a pristine forest setting.