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Lake Suwa, Nagano Prefecture

3.8
Water Body · Nature / Park
Take a swan-boat ride or stroll along the 16 km (9 mi) shoreline, enjoying the view of mountains at Lake Suwa, a lake with natural hot springs underneath its surface. Visit the Lake Suwa Geyser Center to see an active geyser and a network of seven gushing hot springs. In winter time, ice pressure ridges forming in the surface ice can reach a length of 30 cm (1 ft) due to the activity of undergorund hot springs. According to legend, those formations are signs of gods crossing the lake. The lake town also has a miso factory where you can taste some miso ice cream and soup. Using our custom trip planner, Suwa attractions like Lake Suwa can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Walk around the lake and enjoy sunset view at high level park, Recommend to stay a bit longer and good to visit with family.  more »
  • We visited here in the Spring of 2016 and enjoyed a relaxing couple of days at this beautiful spot in the mountains. You can take an easy walk along the shoreline (16km all around), a ride on one of.....  more »
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  • beautiful area but didn't spend enough time here to see the sights.
  • nice lake to chill and take a walk ! recommended if you are around the area .

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