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Lake Mashu, Teshikaga-cho

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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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  • wiki:the second clearest lake in the world to Baikal. recommend to visit between mid jan to early fab to see the freezing lake. 
  • 如果到了道東只有能去一個湖泊的時間,那一定要去摩周湖。湖水清澈平靜,時常被雲霧繚繞,加上一些美麗的傳說,更增添他的神祕性。如果運氣好遇到晴天,一定又是另一番不同風情。這是我認為道東最美麗的湖泊 
  • See clearly and cleanly in the snow around white Lake Mashu, fortunately the weather was good, it was moving. The views of the distant view to clean, thanks to favorable weather conditions. Since the snow began to fall after leaving timely and lucky.
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