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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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  • I think suitable images of photos can be taken. You can go to hot springs nearby, so close to Sapporo. It is where the trouble but could use as a shooting location.
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  • Dive shop "like this guy force', and personality negative words they said in front of. Can I do think what ticked me off so bad your inconvenience you, but taking a toll, who attended say such things in front of.
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  • Sapporo Snow Festival and was being held at the same time shikotsu Lake ice went to the Festival. I think is worth looking at is narrow where the winter other than parking and ice sculptures, etc.. I think also so slow it takes even an hour and a half, 2 doesn't take very long to drop. So time to fail is that (might say to Lake shikotsu, go all the way) tried to light up the night, 2:00 got too much so I gave up. (Night Sapporo Snow Festival I went) I think I want to light up. Freezing of fish inhabit the Lake shikotsu put fish to the skating rink by the way the criticism there was some space in there with exhibition. Exhibitions like the tank could not exhibit floor.
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