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Lake Toya, Hokkaido

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#10 of 172 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 Toyako-cho, use our Toyako-cho travel route tool .
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  • We drove around the western shore of Lake Toya in the autumn as part of a road trip around Hokkaido. The little road running long the shore gave lots of opportunities for photos, and the small town of...  more »
  • It's located in a small town and it took less than 1.5h via train from the airport. Was there in September and there's firework display for 30min. The lake is beautiful. Took a boat tour for a bout 30...  more »
  • Silent and beautiful picturesque lake, clear Zhan Blue, mountains and lakes, such as mirrors, the scenery is very beautiful day and night, along the four sides of the lake walk, you can forget work pressure, noisy arrogant and trouble, worth a trip.
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  • mountains, lake, excellent hospitality, cable car ride up to the hill to have good view of Lake Toya. the hotel (Sun Palace hotel) provide good buffet dinner and breakfast. Also, the outdoor view (overseeing the loke Toya) spa is excellent.
  • Beautiful lake. Calm, peaceful and scenic. Probably because it was off season during my visit and I love it. I enjoyed the stroll around the lake.
  • Watch the nightly fireworks here! Not too bad!
  • very nice view indeed
  • Get in touch with nature. What a beautiful lake

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