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Lake Ashi (Ashinoko)

Hakone, Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture 250-0521, Japan
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Ranked #7 of 60 Attractions in Hakone-machi
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Created 3,000 years ago by a volcanic eruption, this lake is cruised...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Owner description: Created 3,000 years ago by a volcanic eruption, this lake is cruised by boats year round and, from its southern edge, offers the view of Mt. Fuji often seen in tourist brochures.
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

The view of lake was awesome, peaceful.... Enjoyed the 'Pirate Ship' ride!!! Unable to see Mt. Fuji as the day was cloudy.

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Gympie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Yep, after strolling down through the forest from Hotel Kagetsuen you reach the lake and come upon two "Spanish" galleons decked out in full regalia, although not sure how a Roman gladiator figurehead got into the mix. Only in Japan ! Cruising across the lake offers wonderful views , but, as it was a long weekend the "ships" were crowded... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

HAKONEN FREE PASS AND SIGHTSEEING Japanese efficience and ease of service Off the romancecar express from Tokyo, drop off bags and onto the quaint train up the mountain (40min). stop at Gora to the mountain tram (8min) then straight onto the cablecar for some awesome views (20min) before ending up at the lake waiting for the boat cruise. This was... More 

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Lehi, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The boat ride across the lake is so fun and the views are beautiful. The price was very reasonable and it's very kid friendly.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is a bit awkward to get to if you are organizing by yourself, but the view of Mt. Fuji is worth the effort.

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Caloundra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

a large lake in the middle of nowhere but still an impressive lace for photo opportunities. Take a boat ride across the lake and enjoy the scenery. We had the boat ride included in our train pass.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I only did a partial ferry ride of Lake Ashi because I was with a tour group. However, the lake was calm and very scenic. The seating was very comfortable. There are large clean windows so even a middle seat offers good views.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We cruised on a replica of Nelson's victory which was beautifully presented. You could stand on the top deck in the open on a good day and if you were lucky, Mt. Fuji is visible as it was for us. The cruise took 30 minutes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

I jogging beside the lake, along the route got no ppl and nice view.. i bought hakone freepass, its cheap around RM165

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Clayton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were travelling with a small group and part of our excursion put us on the Lake Ashi ferry. The sun was out and the lake and surrounding views were stunning. Only wish the clouds on Mt. Fuji were not so dense to allow a better view. This was a short, but pleasant visit.

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