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Lake Toyako, Sobetsu-cho

(4.3/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Gawp at the centerpiece of the national geological park, Lake Toyako, 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 Toyako and other attractions in Sobetsu-cho, use our Sobetsu-cho travel itinerary maker.
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  • It is G8 venue. If you go to the Decade, Buri, still beautiful, impressed. Without a car because the bus runs from Jr can be reached.
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  • One of the largest calderas in Asia, Lake Toya never freezes even during winter. We can see the base of the lake thru clear water. Upon my visit there were only few tourists making our time more enjoy...  more »
  • 很美的洞爺湖,這次是冬天來,聽說四季來都有各自的風貌.身為火山湖的洞爺湖是連冬天都不會結冰的.非常的美,湖的南邊有長達1.2公里的步道,一路上有很多雕塑可以看之外就是享受寧靜的湖畔  more »