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Lake Haruna, Takasaki

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Lying at the foot of a volcanic mountain, Lake Haruna offers a 6 km (3 mi) shore length which makes a popular destination for campers and cyclists. Lake management also offers boat rides, horseback riding, skating, and ice fishing for a local specialty fish dish, wakasagi. Frequently visited by locals, the caldera lake offers prime scenery for restaurant goers and also has many shops available. The lake is 90 minutes away by bus from the city or it can be reached by car in 40 minutes from the expressway. To visit Lake Haruna on your trip to Takasaki, use our Takasaki trip generator.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Is 5 months long, and spring is very beautiful, clean air is recommended. You can spend some boats, so slowly.
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  • August 13, 2017
    We drove up to the lake on a misty day, but the mist added to a special atmosphere over the lake. Activities like renting peddling boats or a motorboat are available. We enjoyed the drive to the lake,...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    Lake is beautiful, rope way cable car ride was nice. Our kids did a horse ride, probably 15 min short ride. One f the horse keeper that took our kids was very much non- friendly, ignoring to the quest...  more »

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