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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. Put Lake Kinrin into our Yufu trip maker site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Foreigners are often way were occupied by, sorry. Public toilets are clean it. Flowing springs to swimming fish with a surprise. Pond 1 week cycle, walk and so great to kill time.
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  • Of course, where to visit. Yufuin station from a wide range of shops and a long deulrimyeonseo long Lynn Lynn--until the end of the yufuin-caliber caliber
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  • Although the most beautiful scenery of the Golden Kinko Lake in the early morning, but I noon to visit the scenery is also good, only the beauty of the sun is every day, the effect of taking pictures is not very well, in the Golden Kinko Lake also has the museum, the road can be a tour
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  • Beautiful place, great shops with awesome Japanese products. A lot of tourists but if you are in Kyushu, you had to make a stop there. You gonna appreciate the view, guarantee!
  • Beautiful lake. Go in the morning whereby less tourists & it's misty.
  • Went in winter, and had magnificent snowy views. The source of the lake is warm hot spring water, so in winter you can see steam rising, even though it’s snowing and freezing. Overall, the Yufuin area is nice to go for mountain views and hotsprings.
  • Lovely lake to walk around. Has plenty of fish in the water to see with a few colorful ones. The backdrop with the mountain is very pretty. I came in the winter but would imagine it to be very beautiful in the spring.
  • Overrated. One of those places you go as it's in the central area. Nothing to see, nothing to be amazed at. Simply take a picture and move on. The soba place right next to it is the real highlight. Still, Yufuin itself is amazing!!
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