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Lake Shikotsu, Chitose

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Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Lake Shikotsu represents one of Japan's deepest bodies of water, offering fine views of a still-active volcano. Formed some 30,000 years ago, the caldera doesn't freeze in the winter, despite the cold northern climate. The eastern shore features hotels and hot spring resorts for tourists, while a nearby canyon shelters rich plant life and over twenty types of moss viewable from an observation deck--an ideal destination for nature lovers. Stroll around the lake's rim or hike up the volcano and enjoy the views over the deserted crater landscape and the glimmering water. Put Lake Shikotsu into our Chitose travel itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Is there a bus service from Chitose Airport near Sapporo, access of good tourist destination. Lake shikotsu's winter growing families go went to the Festival three times, but each time it seems. Ice slide, and even aoike motif this year, enjoyed it.
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  • 這裡是一個適合家庭親子來的地方,雖然距離札幌市區有一個多小時的車程,但可以選擇從新千歲機場直接坐巴士上到支笏湖待個一晚上再去札幌市區,也是不錯的選擇。這邊的夕陽很美麗,我這次剛好冬天去,可以看到佈滿積雪的湖畔,也遇到了野生狐狸,遇到了一場下雪,覺得這是個美麗的地方,二月初會有支笏湖冰濤祭,夜晚的燈光秀和煙火很值得來的盛事,晚上會比較冷,衣物需要多穿暖一些。  more »
  • 今次去支笏湖係為左去參加冰濤祭,上午到達支笏湖, 在支笏湖對面係一座座雪山,很美,此情景只有冬天來才可看到,很美呀。  more »