There is Gakami-numa pond in the roadside of Hachimantai trail and it’s 10 minutes walk to here from parking lot at Mikaeri Pass.
It is said that the state of the melting snow on the pond is similar to the eye of the dragon, locals came to call this phenomenon “Dragon Eye”.
This phenomenon can be seen only from mid May to Mid June every year.
Recently, this pond is getting popular with tourists and crowed with people on weekends only in the period .
No one can realize why the snow on the pond melt like this at present.
There’s Megane-numa pond next to kagami-numa and it’s also worth seeing.