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    misato onsen

    by lowailing138 Written Aug 9, 2008

    Use of sauna room, onsen pools include : "water fall "- water pressure hitting on your shoulders helps to relieve muscular pains, pool with reclining seats with water jets, pool with water jets for total body submission, walking pool with luke warm and cool water for excersicing, and a cold water pool for refreshing the body.
    admission fee : 400 Yen adult, 200 Yen children
    admission time : 8.30am - 9.00pm
    rental of bathrobe and towel available.

    019-1234 Akita-Ken, Misato

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    Tazawako

    by lowailing138 Updated Apr 30, 2008

    The deepest lake in Japan. A nice way to enjoy the lake is by renting a bicycle and cycling the 20 km of shores.
    Tazawako ski resort is a beautiful place to ski and snowboard, with its gentle slopes and fantastic views of Lake Tazawako.
    Tazawako Tourism Information Center, phone : 0187-43-2111.

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    • Skiing and Boarding

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    Towada-Ko

    by lowailing138 Written Apr 30, 2008

    It was a town located in Kamikita District, Aomori, now merged with the city Towada.
    Lake Towada-ko is at the top of a 400-meter-high mountain on the border between Aomori and Akita.
    It is a dual crater lake that was formed by the caving in of a volcano mouth formed by a giant eruption. With a depth of 327 meters, the lake is the third deepest in Japan. The water is translucent enabling you to see into it to a depth of 10 meters.
    There are four observation points set up around the lake.
    There is a sculpture of a maiden at the lake, the last work of the poet and sculptor Kotaro Takamura.
    Near Yasumiya ( bus station ), there are all sorts of facilities, including a campsite, Lake Towada-ko Visitors' Center and Lake Towada-ko Tansuigyo Suizoku-kan (Freshwater Fish Aquarium).

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    • Fishing
    • Hiking and Walking

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