Lake Towada is the largest caldera lake in Honshu island, Japan.
Located on the border between Aomori and Akita prefectures, it lies 400 meters (1,800 ft) above sea level and is 327.0m (1,073 ft) depth.
Towada is Japan’s 12th largest lake, its bright blue color is due to its great depth.
The lake is roughly circular, with two peninsulas extending from its southern shore approximately one-third into the center of the lake.
The lake is a popular tourist destination.