Lake Kussharo, Teshikaga-cho
Go fishing, hiking, kayaking, and cycling around Lake Kussharo, Japan's largest caldera lake that freezes over completely in the winter. Soak away your worries in an outdoor hot spring bath and walk over hot sands along the lakeshore. You can also visit Wakoto Peninsula if you wish to see active sulfurous vents or enjoy a hike through the forest. Acidic water of the lake supports only a few species here, such as a rare form of cicada and rainbow trout. Using our online itinerary creator, Teshikaga-cho attractions like Lake Kussharo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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This is one of the most beautiful lakes we have seen during photography tour with Michele Michiko. It was frozen when we were there. There were many swans and ducks swimming on the part that is not fr... more »
友人と初訪問。まだ凍り、雪もある中湖面から湯気…半島の入口に露天風呂の看板がありました。残念ながら準備不足で入浴は断念。お湯で氷が解けた湖面に雲が綺麗に映りました。 more »First visit with a friend. It's still freezing, and there's snow, so there's a lot of steam from the lake side. There was a sign board of the open-air bath at the entrance of the peninsula. Unfortunately, i gave up bathing because of lack of preparation. The clouds were beautiful on the surface of the lake where the ice melted with hot water.
These are beautiful swans that you can feed. Warning. Do not bring your own food, you have to buy food from the souvenir shop near the lake.
Beautiful especially during winter...
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