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Lake Toyako

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

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A very peaceful location with cherry farms nearby

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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Honolulu, Hawaii
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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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Hat Yai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

So charming. I was attracted by a photo of a lady in an onsen just besides the lake in snowy winter but then I found some reviews about the hotel that it actually serves a number of tour groups and had become noisy and busy, however, the lake itself was terrific. You can also ride a boat to the island... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

For Toya Lake, you can choose for cruise and sightseeing, it's around 1 hour for cruise. Normally the boat will stop 1 point at the island in the middle of Toya Lake. But if you come to the Winter season like me, it can't go up or see anything. So in my opinion, this program is not interesting in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It was a quiet, beautiful place. The weather is freezing cold but yet it is relaxing looking at the lake. Didnt take any boat ride but just walk along the pavement as our hotel was less than 5 min walk to the lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Lake Toyako has crystal clear water with interesting art sculptors around the lake. It's very calm and peaceful. If you plan on trekking avoid from November to April. Visit supersillytraveller.com for more information

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

While I know it's a very touristy thing to do, I would suggest family with little children to take the ferry that goes to the island of Nakajima in the middle of the lake. It doesn't do too much, it just sorts of meander around the island vicinity and allow you to take pictures and such. We had a young... More 

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