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Shinjiko Lake

Tamayucho, Matsue, Shimane Prefecture 690-0000, Japan
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Ranked #7 of 70 Attractions in Matsue
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Davis, California, United States
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125 reviews 125 reviews
42 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

You can take a boat trip on the lake (enjoyable), or simply stand on the shore and look at it, but there's really nothing much to see. The entire shore is in an urban area, so nature enthusiasts are going to be disappointed, and there isn't much in the way of natural beauty there either.

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Tokyo, Japan
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

The sunset at Shinjiko Lake, also called Lake Shinji, is spectacular. The day I went it was a little foggy but that didn't hinder the beauty of the sunset at all. The island Yomegashima can be seen from the shoreline of the lake.

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Matsue, Japan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Probably best known for its sunsets, though of course this depends on the weather. I enjoy the spooky view of the mountains in the distance even more, though other people enjoy the morning view of the shijimi clam fishers. Make sure to try out shijimi clam miso soup.

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Izumo, Japan
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98 reviews 98 reviews
33 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

We can enjoy beautiful lake sunset at the east side (Matsue).

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