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Lake Toyako

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Address: /Toyako-cho, Usu-gun, Sobetsu-cho, Hokkaido
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Phone Number: +81 112522111

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Caldera lake.

A pretty caldera lake with islands in the middle. Take the ferry ride into the lake for a better view. It's kind of a scene, mostly Japanese tourists.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Grant P
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pretty caldera lake with islands in the middle. Take the ferry ride into the lake for a better view. It's kind of a scene, mostly Japanese tourists.

Thank Grant P
Sapporo, Japan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around part of the lake and found an exotic beautiful little island. Be careful of the roads from sapporo to lake Toya, there're speeding cameras around.

Thank tomatoadeang
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake is tranquil and quite beautiful. Around the lake there are quite a few free public hand and foot hot spring. You will need to be very careful about planning your visit if you intend to watch the nightly fireworks on the lake. We happened to visit during off peak season and were grossly disappointed when we had to... More 

Thank David L
San Francisco, California
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The credential of Lake Toya (En) or Toya-ko (phonetic Jp for Toya-Lake 洞爺湖) includes the third largest caldera lake in Japan, a part of Shikotsu-Toya National Park, and an integral part of Toya Caldera and Usu Volcano UNESCO Global Geopark. Indeed, the lake itself is the epicenter for visitors to explore Mt Usu and its volcanic surrounding, Toyako-cho (phonetic Jp... More 

1 Thank baydreams
Geelong, Australia
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59 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is a stunning location. The lake is surrounded by activities and the parks are filled with incredible art works. The food is amazing and the scenery breathtaking.

Thank markelshout
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We can stroll along the way to view the spectacular Lake Toya. Do visit the free foot spa along the pathway.

Thank 88Pooh88
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166 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

This lake is a caldera. Unfortunately the clouds covered Mt. Yoteizan at our visit, but you should be able to see Mt. Yoteizan clearly over the lake on sunny days. This is where the 34th G7 Summit is held In 2008. The actual venue was the Windsor Hotel Toya, which looks down Lake Toyako from a mountain top.

Thank Ryusuke M
New York
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Beautiful and serene, Lake Toya a nice quiet place with many views to enjoy of Nakajima Island located in the middle. There is a road that takes you around the entire lake and has many different stop points. Great picturesque scenery.

Thank KaiNee C
Washington D.C. Area
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Lake Toya is a beautiful site for a day trip in the summer. Visitors will find roadside stops with observation decks or towns that border the lake with lots of scenic parks. There's also the Uzusan Ropeway if you want to view the lake from up high. It's a great area to explore and stop where you want or stop... More 

1 Thank laratada
Singapore, Singapore
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Pristine blue waters in summer with jaw-dripping views all-day as the sun & clouds change angles. The fireworks in summer are really WOW... we were lucky to see the 100th anniversary special "O-dama" fireworks.. Driving around the lakeshore is calming as you soak in the views & enjoy the gentle breeze. Boating of various types is also available !!

Thank suissunaifu

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