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Shinjiko Lake, Matsue
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Visit Shinjiko Lake, an impressive natural feature surrounded by plenty of attractions. The scenery of the lake and surrounding areas can be explored by land or water, with a number of cruise companies offering trips out onto the lake. With a circumference of 47 km (29 mi), the lake represents the seventh largest body of water in the country. A brackish lake where freshwater and saltwater blend together, the lake supports a diverse number of aquatic species, including whitebait, sea bass, eels, and shijimi shellfish. Head to one of the lakeside seafood restaurants to sample dishes made with what are commonly known as the "seven delicacies of Shinji-ko." Using our world travel planner, Matsue attractions like Shinjiko Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Corbicula is a famous Lake Shinji. Once I saw the morning water gently sparkling and clean. Seems to be one-tenth of the sea salt in the brackish-water lake. Morning gave the clam miso soup for breakfast, but I felt a little more than normal to large.
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  • 宍道湖日落可以與島根美術館排在一起,可以先參觀美術館的展品,待到日落時刻再走出戶外欣賞,美術館的官網很貼心有提供每天預計的日落時間,提醒湖邊風大,若不是夏天建議準備一下保暖的衣物。 
  • We were staying in a ryokan. morning were the fishermen at work on the water. Sight on and from the museum is beautiful. That was a wonderful sight. Also the sunset was worth it.
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