A Fall Foliage Viewing Spot in Aomori: Flaming Fall Foliage Reflections in Water at the Seven Swamps of Tsuta, a Breathtaking Sight at OiraseRead Later
The Seven Swamps of Tsuta comprise seven swamps: Tsuta- Swamp, Kagami Swamp, Tsuki Swamp, Naga Swamp, Hyotan Swamp, Suga Swamp and Aka Swamp. You can take about two hours to make a tour of them (with the exception of Aka Swamp) by a trait called “trait of wild birds”. The walk around the distinctive swamps and the sight of the enchanting fall leaves will surely gladden your heart.
In the winter, Lake Towada is covered in snow and ice, shrouding it in a mysterious atmosphere. During the “Lake Towada Winter Story” event, snow sculptures and snow huts decorate the area!
Arts Towada Winter Illumination 2018Read Later
In the arts square in front of the Towada Art Center, as many as 300,000 blue LEDs cover the ground and light up beautifully, creating a fantastical and extraordinary world.
This Summer, Take an Economical Bus to Visit Tohoku's Recommended Waterside Tourist Spots!Read Later
Summer has finally arrived, but at Tohoku's watersides, even summer is cool. Adding to its appeal, visitors can fully enjoy the bounties of nature here! This article will introduce spots around the Tohoku region that are recommended in the summer. Coming from Tokyo, it's convenient and economical to use the JR EAST PASS, which can now be used on buses, too!
This time, we will be introducing two recommended events in the Tohoku region that will begin in February. The event sites can be reached by Shinkansen from Tokyo. Though they are not the most easily accessible areas, the events are worth the effort!
Lake TowadaRead Later
Lake Towada is located in Towada Hachimantai National Park, between Aomori and Akita Prefectures.
Lake Towada is a caldera lake that began forming over 200,000 years ago as a result of volcanic activity. It has been designated as a cultural property of Japan, a special place of scenic beauty.
(Caldera lakes are formed over many years when rainwater accumulates in volcanic craters.)
Visitors can experience the magnitude of the many years and volcanic eruptions that led to the lake’s formation.
Great value! Top 3 destinations (in Tohoku) you have to visit for autumn foliage with JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) !Read Later
In Japan, autumn foliage can be enjoyed in almost any parts of the country, but we want to recommend you to head to Tohoku area. Tohoku, which can be reached by Shinkansen, is surrounded by grand nature.