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Oirase Stream

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Address: Okuse, Towada 034-0301, Aomori Prefecture
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A must-go for a city person like me

Perhaps there are a lot nice places like this in other countries but for someone from HK, the different views along the stream is both breath-taking and impressive. We went on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps there are a lot nice places like this in other countries but for someone from HK, the different views along the stream is both breath-taking and impressive. We went on a day when it was raining but we got a car. So instead of doing the walking, we chose the easy way to drive along the stream and stopped... More 

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Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The total hike from the Mouth of the Lake Towada upstream is about 14km in total. There are limited buses where you can choose to start or end your hike. Numerous of waterfall (small and huge) along this hiking trails. As we drive thus is easier to decide where to detour but have to be careful on the parking. Oirase... More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We went during the late fall winter season and while some of trees had already shed their colourful leaves it was still a mesmerising visit! This is nature at its finest! You can walk along the stream but be prepared to go on foot for several hours and remember it gets really dark very early in winter and by 4.30... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

It's a two-hour bus ride (with some really nice views) each way to Oirase stream from Aomori city. As someone who doesn't hike, I thought it was enjoyable and not taxing. Occasionally having to walk along and on the road and the sound of traffic may or may not be your cup of tea for a more nature-y experience though.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was one of the must-visited stops we had in our 2016 Autumn leaf-viewing Trip. Oirase Steam 奧入瀨溪流 did not disappointed us. It’s indeed a remarkable experience. We walked along the Stream under a raining day, quite a scene! We enjoyed every step of it.

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Plantation, Florida
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

It was a cold snowy day I was here however the views were spectacular. There are trails along the stream and you can see many different trees, moss and plants. As it was a stormy day we did not see any others along the way that resulted in many unspoiled photos.

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Thank SLynnS01
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place during the fall. We were a couple of weeks before peak autumn colors but still enjoyed some red and orange foliage. Expect lots of other tourists during fall color display especially at popular stops (waterfalls etc) along the trail. Very easy trail. Pretty much level the entire length. We took the JR bus from Shin Aomori train station.... More 

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Thank Larry K
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit place in Aomori. I rented a car instead of using JR bus because I did not want to stick to the bus schedule. Along the road to this attraction area was full of stunning view of autumn color.

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Nonthaburi, Thailand
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

You should try to walk along the road in winter time to take picture of red leaf of maple. It's quite an experience.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Not difficult walk at all. Suitable for all ages. For one day visitor. Take bus to 石戶 then walk towards 子口 It takes about 4 hours easy walk. You can take a bus to Towada lake for late lunch. Towada lake salmon 800 yen sold at the small vendor near the lake or you can have proper meal set in... More 

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