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Lake Ikeda, Ibusuki
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Visit Lake Ikeda and see if you can spot the aquatic monster "Issie," reported to dwell in the depths of this caldera. The largest on the island, the lake has a surface area of 11 sq km (4.2 sq mi), and plays home to some sizeable eels. Swim in the temperate waters, enjoy the mountain scenery, and snap pictures of the smiling statue of the lake's mythical resident. A few restaurants offer extensive menus and tanks with examples of the large eels on display. During the months of February to March, the areas surrounding the lake burst with yellow rape flowers in full bloom, creating a very picturesque view. Take a look at our Ibusuki tour planner to schedule your visit to Lake Ikeda and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Coming together at tian chi hu Lake Ikeda is the largest lake in Kyushu Island jiu zhou is on him. Yesterday at the Lake tian chi hu Ikeda also has the legendary Monster found it with shi Issie statue intended as a symbol.
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  • 若是自駕,不妨在去食流水麵前稍稍在這景點停一停。池田湖很大,很寧靜,可遠眺開聞岳,但景觀說不上驚艷。比較吸睛的就是一條向左,一條向右的水怪銅像。不妨和水怪影張selfie,打過卡,到此一遊。 
  • City dwellers came to picnic on the edge of this volcanic Lake. Number of buses also stop to enjoy the view on the Lake.
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