One of the 12 lakes in the Shirakami-Sanchi area; ao means blue in Japanese, and as its name implies, the waters of this beautiful pond are a clear cobalt blue. Struck by rays of sunlight filtering through the surrounding trees, the sparkling blue surface of the pond is magical to behold. There is also a walking path, making it easy to visit the pond.
Aomori Pref. Nishitsugarugunfukauramachi Matsukami Mountain National Forest
Aomori Pref. Nishitsugarugunfukauramachi Matsukami Mountain National Forest [map]
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- View route from Station View route from Bus Stop View route from IC View route from Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Aomori Main Areas
Centuries-old stories of samurai at Kakunodate and the remains of millennia-old archaeological sites including the likes of Isedotai invite history buffs to delve into Aomori's fascinating history. As the most northern prefecture on the Japanese mainland, Aomori enjoys a cooler climate, which makes it a welcome escape from the southern cities for combining castles, art galleries, and summer festivals with the great outdoors.