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Lake Toya, Hokkaido

4.3
#12 of 252 in Nature in Hokkaido
Gawp at the centerpiece of the national geological park, Lake Toya, a volcanic caldera lake surrounded by impressive scenery. With a circumference of 43 km (26 mi), the large lake boasts a number of attractions, both around and on it, with boat tours and hikes serving as the best ways to explore the area. The active volcanic nature of the area means you'll find a number of hot springs around the lake, with various spa resorts to enjoy. To learn about the geological history of the lake and the volcanic formations around it, head to the science museum located on its banks. To visit Lake Toya on your trip to Hokkaido, use our Hokkaido travel route tool .
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  • You can see a beautiful scenery. It’s just right next to drive way and very easy to find the view point. There is a small shop. Nothing else to see though  more »
  • Quiet and calm, the lake was a great site to stroll around and engage with my family. While we did not do much, great memories were created. A great way to enhance the experience might be to book a cr...  more »
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  • A very peaceful and quiet place where you can spend time thinking walk along the lake by yourself or with you love ones. A place worth visiting and revisiting if you want to escape from the daily busy bustling city lifestyle
  • 깨긋한 자연과 밤하늘의 별 그리고 맥주 Bright nature, stars in the night sky, and beer. 美妙的自然和夜空的星星以及啤酒 De la nature et du ciel étoilé et de la beauté de la nature.
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