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Lake Toyako

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Address: /Toyako-cho, Usu-gun, Sobetsu-cho, Hokkaido

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Volcanic caldera lake

Lake Toya is famous for a volcanic caldera lake. Actually ko in Toyako means a lake in Japanese. The lake is nearly circular, 10km in diameter, never frozen! We can use a cruise... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Seoul, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Lake Toya is famous for a volcanic caldera lake. Actually ko in Toyako means a lake in Japanese. The lake is nearly circular, 10km in diameter, never frozen! We can use a cruise ship to look around the lake.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice fireworks every night, but cold weather, really cold outside. The lake is very nice in the day. Beautiful lake scene.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you prefer to have some peace and tranquility, then this is the place. A good escape out of the concrete jungle. Very quiet towns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Lovely place to visit the hot spring. We took a boat to the middle island, amazing sights - the islands, the forest and the tiny musuem on the main Island.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

There's not much one can do here. Perhaps it's bec it's late spring? The place is really quite but the onsen is great. A walk along the lake is enjoyable but that's abt it. Perhaps one can stop by for onsen n move on to other places. I like it here bec it's quiet and a nice change from a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Had short drive from the south to the north of the lake via the western lake shore route. Very scenic with almost no traffic. The park on the north is very serene.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great view but takes time to explore the whole lake, and not able to do by walking.. need to take cruise for going around lake from the lake. or rent a car to go to different point of the lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We got some exercise today. Rented bicycles, and spent about an hour riding on trails around the lake Toyo!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

What a beautiful and scenic location. The lake is surrounded with hotels, onsens and restaurant / cafes. The area is very quiet and peaceful, which is sometimes disturbed by the occasional bus load of tourists. And it's a place to go to relax and take in the sights, and not for shopping.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was at lake Toya last year summer and stayed at the Daiwa Ryokan Annex. The hotel over look lake Toya or I can say most hotel in Lake Toya would overlook the lake. Lake Toya is a small quite and beautiful town. Although there is nothing much to do, you can take a cruise around the lake in the... More 

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Address: /Toyako-cho, Usu-gun, Sobetsu-cho, Hokkaido
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Hokkaido  >  Usu-gun  >  Sobetsu-cho

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