Location

Local Attractions

ANMON FALLS

ANMON FALLS

This is the general name for a three-drop waterfall, with drops of 26m, 37m and 42m along a tributary river in the Shirakami-Sanchi …

CAPE TAPPI

CAPE TAPPI

The northernmost tip of the Tsugaru Peninsula, Cape Tappi has a beautiful coastline facing the Tsugaru Straits, as well as attractions such as the …

Hirosaki Park

Hirosaki Park

This park was created from the site of Hirosaki Castle. The keep, towers, and castle gate still remain, and the castle site is a nationally …

Juniko The 12 Lakes, Aoike Blue Pond

Juniko The 12 Lakes, Aoike Blue Pond

This is the general name for 33 ponds, large and small, dotted throughout the vast beech forest. Of these, Aoike (Blue Pond) is the most well-known …

Juon Bell Forest Gratitude Bell

Juon Bell Forest Gratitude Bell

This bell was cast to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the national park. It sends forth its beautiful tone every hour from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 …

KORAKUKAN HALL

KORAKUKAN HALL

Built in 1910, this is the oldest wooden theater remaining in Japan, and regular performances are held here. In early July there are also …

Lake Towada, Kankodai Lake-viewing platform

Lake Towada, Kankodai Lake-viewing platform

It provides a sweeping panorama of the peninsula and the deepest part of Lake …

Mt. Iwaki

Mt. Iwaki

From Karuizawa to Onioshidashi Park, Manza Onsen, and Mt. Shirane, this is a 60km long highway that cuts right through the Joshinetsu Kogen National …

Oirase Mountain Stream

Oirase Mountain Stream

The Oirase River is the only river flowing out of Lake Towada, and the Oirase Mountain Stream section flows 14km from Mt. Yake to …

Senjoshiki

Senjoshiki

Fukaura town. In 1792, the local lord of Tsugaru was said to have spread out a thousand mats (sen-jo shiki) to hold a banquet when he made his …

Sannai-Maruyama ruins

Sannai-Maruyama ruins

Discovered unexpectedly in 1992, this suddenly became Japan’s largest known Jomon period (prehistoric) settlement …

The Maidens’ Monument

The Maidens’ Monument

A bronze sculpture of two naked female figures facing each other. This symbol of Lake Towada is the work of Kotaro …

Towada Shrine

Towada Shrine

In the grove behind the Maidens’s Monument, this shrine is said to have been founded by Sakanoue-no-Tamuramaro in the year …