Lake Numazawa

Lake Numazawa

A mysterious caldera lake formed by a volcanic eruption around 5600 years ago. There are many tales about the history of Lake Numazawa that tell of the existence of a dragon in the lake. On the first Saturday and Sunday of August, Lake Numazawa Festival is held to celebrate as a way of renacting the legend of this dragon. The surrounding area also offers facilities such as the Kaneyama Fairy Art Museum and automobile camping sites.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Website http://www.kaneyama-kankou.ne.jp/en/
Contact

Kaneyama Town Tourism and Local Products Association

(+81) 241-42-7211

Best Season All Year
Access Details
Access Numazawa, Kaneyama Town, Onuma-gun, Fukushima Pref. View directions
Getting there

By Car: 60 min drive from central Aizu-Wakamatsu City (via the Ban-etsu Expressway)

By Train: 10 min by taxi from Hayato Station on the JR Tadami Line

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