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Lake Mashu, Teshikaga-cho

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
Sometimes called the clearest lake in the world, Lake Mashu formed in the caldera of a potentially active stratovolcano, making it one of the most fertile and volatile areas in Japan. Surrounded by steep crater walls 200 m (660 ft) high, the transparent lake harbors an abundant diversity of life. During summer you might witness how the thick mist obscures its crystal surface, making the entire area even more mysterious. (A local legend even says that if you can see the surface of the lake during the mist, you'll have bad luck.) Many observation decks dot the area; visit all of them for that perfect photograph. Put Lake Mashu and other Teshikaga-cho attractions into our Teshikaga-cho trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • No fog on that day was heard in Lake Mashu's mist and rumors in a beautiful Lake was only view from the observation deck was (laughs), so I guess it was. Stand next to each other by the way the product lineup also is good good feeling! However, taken the money to get into the parking lot, and
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  • The first and the third was from the Observatory. 4:00 PM was cold with overcast skies. But still, drawn to its beauty. Lot of tourists since the first has a souvenir shop, was filled with attentive even to this day. Third a little walk to the lookout, so fewer people. Seen both, the atmosphere is quite different, so we recommend it.
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  • Crater with deep blue water on a clear day. Viewing points are so high the wind feels like it is going to blow you away and will keep you feeling about 10 degrees cooler. Do not forget to turn around ...  read more »
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