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Lake Kinrin, Yufu

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Enjoy the serene atmosphere of Lake Kinrin, a shallow, clear lake fed by a couple of rivers and boasting two hot springs. The lake, named after the golden scales of fish reflecting the sunlight, attracts visitors for its notable phenomenon of mist evaporating from the surface, most apparent in winter and fall. Take a relaxing stroll along the lakeside boardwalk, or have a picnic and take in the peaceful atmosphere and lush green setting. To visit Lake Kinrin and other attractions in Yufu, use our Yufu itinerary builder.
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  • 溫泉水和一般的湖水(冷水)交匯產生出煙霧輕飄於湖上的美景,很奇特也很美麗,這樣的奇景在天氣越冷的時候越明顯,值得一看  more »
  • Walk from yufuin station and it takes about 30 minutes. Bicycle rental is recommended. But small is a quiet lake. Looking at the surface of the Lake was sprightly fish is splashed everywhere there.
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  • 去金鱗湖的路上充滿著各種店家,有點商業化。 金鱗湖本身小小的,拍個照就可以走了。 到了由布院是一定要去一下的,但不用抱著太高的期待。  more »
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  • The lake is stunning beautiful, esp during Fall season, when the leaves change colors. Walking down the street from art village, along the river, and cross the bridge, you'll enter into a small forest area around the lake. As time change, things may change, but I hope it will be as mesmerizing as the last time I visited. Highly recommended.
  • The scenery is very nice. We went there during dusk time, it's very pretty. The area is a bit small yet it's comfortable. Nice nature.
  • Beautiful lake and restaurant, almost European in appearance with swans swimming on the lake. Romantic dating spot for couples on sunny days.
  • To Japanese people, the size definitely counts as a lake... But it is pretty small. Could be nice in the fall and spring though.
  • It is actually just a normal lake (pond) but the water is from natural onsen source and it is calm.