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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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  • March long weekend went by bus ibusuki. Down the Lake, only vacant shop some truly do not. It is not yet on the season. That seems kaimondake cherry blossoms are in bloom, the weather is fine and good will.
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  • 晴天抵達池天湖,風光明媚,湖光山色。旁邊有油菜花田,但是12月16日才剛剛開始開花。此處地點偏遠,行程趕的人士不必到此。  more »
  • I think I can shoot beautiful Mt. kaimondake, the or planted in beautiful flowers, but not much else where. Not a spot not to be missed. You will see the giant eel in the souvenir shop of the close.
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