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Hachimantai – The Dragon Eye and the Amazing Natural Wonders

Hachimantai (八幡平) in Towada-Hachimantai National Park (十和田八幡平国立公園) is a magnificent patch of nature on the prefectural border between Iwate (岩手) and Akita (秋田). While the fall foliage scenery is better on the Akita side of Hachimantai, the summit of Mt. Hachimantai and many of the natural wonders are located in Iwate prefecture.

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Hachimantai Jukai Line: The Stunning Motorway and the Onsen

If you like hot springs, instead of the Hahcimantai Aspite Line, take the Hachimantai Jukai Line (八幡平樹海ライン) to the summit of Mt. Hachimantai. As the name of the highway suggests, this highway passes through Hachimantai’s virgin forest. Along the road, you are accompanied by the magnificent view of Mt. Iwate. The scenery along this drive

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Hachimantai Aspite Line: The Most Scenic Drive in Iwate

If you plan to rent a car and explore Iwate Prefecture‘s nature, consider putting Hachimantai (八幡平) on your itinerary. The mountainous area in Towada-Hachimantai National Park (十和田八幡平国立公園) offers breathtaking scenery and is a perfect destination for hiking and trekking. One of the ways to get to the summit is Hachimantai Aspite Line (八幡平アスピーテライン). In fact,

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Kuroshima Venus Road – The Romantic Road in the Sea

If you enjoy walking along a beach, don’t miss out on Kuroshima Venus Road (黒島ヴィーナスロード), which connects Kuroshima Island (黒島) with Nakanoko Island (中ノ小島) and the Hashinokojima Island (端ノ小島) in Okayama Prefecture. When the tide is low, a romantic sandy road will appear that connects the three islands located in the Ushimadoseto Strait (牛窓瀬戸). And

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