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Address: Harunasanmachi, Takasaki 370-3341, Gunma Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 273745111

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Lovely Lake

A really beautiful lake. Be sure to go during busy season when the shops are open. I did find a nice restaurant with a view out to the lake. Venture out to the middle of the lake... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Natasha D
Tokyo, Japan
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57 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perhaps summer is not the right time to go, but this place was dead. The big swan boat was nowhere to be seen and the smaller swan paddle boats were not being rented out due to heavy fog. We only saw a handful of other tourists around, one of which was on a horse ride around the lake, but mostly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We were there on a rainy day in autumn. Just beautiful. Enjoyed a coffee and cake at a cafe overlooking the water. So peaceful. hardly anyone there. Gorgeous drive up there

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

I went there in February; the lake was frozen, and there's so much snow piling up, it was beautiful. It's very quiet and there were not much activities, but the sight itself beats everything. Go there using buses heading to Lake Haruna from bus stop no. 2 in Takasaki Station. Try eating the wakasagi (small fish) dishes popular in the... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

A really beautiful lake. Be sure to go during busy season when the shops are open. I did find a nice restaurant with a view out to the lake. Venture out to the middle of the lake on a duck boat. :)

Thank Natasha D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A once picturesque lake sadly given the Nihon tacky treatment. If Swan paddle boats are your thing then this is the place for you. Horse rides around the car park, bright yellow multistory lake side hotel and jet boat rides also on offer, not to mention the ubiquitous tour bus clogged roads. Save yourself the drive and give it a... More 

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