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Lake Suwa, Nagano Prefecture

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Take a swan-boat ride or stroll along the 16 km (9 mi) shoreline, enjoying the view of mountains at Lake Suwa, a lake with natural hot springs underneath its surface. Visit the Lake Suwa Geyser Center to see an active geyser and a network of seven gushing hot springs. In winter time, ice pressure ridges forming in the surface ice can reach a length of 30 cm (1 ft) due to the activity of undergorund hot springs. According to legend, those formations are signs of gods crossing the lake. The lake town also has a miso factory where you can taste some miso ice cream and soup. Use our Suwa trip builder to arrange your visit to Lake Suwa and other attractions in Suwa.
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  • A break in will have a rest before going to the Suwa Taisha. Because the mountainous Nagano in Suwa Lake half quite feeling fresh. It is recommended to have fireworks in the summer, so go in the summer.
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  • Overlooking a pretty big lake, a little elevated motorway service areas and understand its beauty. Also there is a spa town in the area, centered on sidewalks are maintained around the Lake also can walk and can be a lot more fun.
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  • Lake of hope during a break of the Chuo Expressway service area. I think I admire, a vast lake in the mountains can feel natural.
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