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Lakes in Japan

15 Lakes in Japan

Lakes in Hakone
Ashinoko Lake
Although it is more commonly called Lake Ashinoko, this is not necessary. Its real name is Ashi (芦), no (ノ) is a link between the two words and Ko (湖), in Japanese, means lake. It would be best to call it Lake Ashi. It is one of the most famous and scenic places to visit in the area. As well as the calm waters of the lake, you can see Mount Fuji in the background on a clear day , along with the thick vegetation of the mountains. People often cross the lake in [poi = 78241] pirate galleons [/ poi], a form of transport which is not remotely related to the environment, but which is actually quite popular with Japanese tourists.
Lakes in Shizuoka
Kawaguchi Lake
From Lake Kawaguchi there are great views of Mount Fuji. It took a while to get there by train because I had been staying in Ueno, but it was certainly worth it to get up early to see this wonder of nature, peace, tranquility, and colour. It's ideal to clear your mind or sort out your thoughts. Come make it your own personal paradise, until you go, you'll never understand how special it is. From Lake Kawaguchi you can see Mount Fuji very well, it took a long time to arrive by train so I stayed at Ueno, but certainly it was worth getting up early to see this wonder of nature, peace, tranquility, color ... the ideal to put your mind blank or to sort out your thoughts. Make it your personal paradise, until you do, you do not know how special it is for you :)
Lakes in Yufuin
Yufuin and its lake are within an hour's train from Oita, Kyushu. The landscape is a pleasure. The lake is north of the town center and station. The two main streets of the city are filled with souvenir shops, bars, restaurants and galleries leading to the lake area. It is highly recommended to stroll around the lake quietly and unhurriedly.
Lakes in Nikko
After enjoying the amazing temples of Nikko, such as the Tosho-gu, Nikko Matsuri's was stunning, and the lovely waterfall Kegon as well, and we had to visit the chuzenji-ko. It is a lovely lake in the Nikko National Park and put the icing on the cake of a fantastic day trip. We were lucky to visit the chuzenji-ko when vegetation begins to take some lovely reds. I think autumn is one of the best times of year to visit Japan, and chuzenji-ko is a proof of that. The combination of red, green and blue in the lake are perfect to unwind from the hectic pace of Tokyo. The waters are calm and there are barely any tourists in the area at this time of year. Since Tokyo is less than 1 hour away, don´t hesitate to relax one evening in a place as lovely as this one.
Lakes in Nara
Sagiike Pond
The Sagi Ike is located in the city of Nara, in the southwest of Nara Park. It's a peaceful place, alive with spring colours. Ducks and other birds can be seen on the calm surface of the water where, from time to time, you can also spot the occasional turtle. In the centre is a wooden building connected to the banks by bridges, called Ukimido - an ideal place to enjoy the magical atmosphere of the pond.
Lakes in Shiga
Lake Biwa
Lake Biwa is the largest lake in Japan. The area: ​​670 km ². Parts have a depth of 103 meters. It is located in the Kinki region in Shiga prefecture, very close to Kyoto. In fact, from the Kyoto JR station you can reach one end of the lake in about 20 mins if we take the Biwa line down to Otsu, the capital of the prefecture. This lake has given the Japanese drink for generations and is currently the source of virtually all of its drinking water in Kansai (over 15 million people). This has meant that, for centuries, the nature of this lake has been surrounded by myths. Formerly it was known as Lake Omi. That name has appeared frequently in Japanese literature and legends. In the same way, other sacred places (like Mount Hiei) are located near the lake. In summer every year there is a major fireworks display at this lake, with the reflection of the fireworks on the river.
Lakes in Fujikawaguchiko
Lakes in Yamanashi
Lakes in Fujikawaguchiko
Lakes in Semboku
Lakes in Matsue
Lakes in Kamakura
Lakes in Teshikaga
Lakes in Nikko
Lakes in Gamagori