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Tohoku Sights

Towada-ko (Lake Towada)

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Updated 09/20/2013

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Thanks to its famous fall colors, Lake Towada welcomes a rumbling fleet of packed tour buses when the leaves begin to change. The lake fills a volcanic crater to a depth of 334 meters (1,096 feet), making it the third deepest in Japan. The crater is held aloft like a giant goblet above the surrounding topography, giving it a dramatic illusory aspect. There are boat tours that let you float by the lovely landscape.

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Towada–Hachiman-tai National Park, Japan

Updated 09/20/2013

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