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Lake Toya, Sobetsu-cho

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Gawp at the centerpiece of the national geological park, Lake Toya, a volcanic caldera lake surrounded by impressive scenery. With a circumference of 43 km (26 mi), the large lake boasts a number of attractions, both around and on it, with boat tours and hikes serving as the best ways to explore the area. The active volcanic nature of the area means you'll find a number of hot springs around the lake, with various spa resorts to enjoy. To learn about the geological history of the lake and the volcanic formations around it, head to the science museum located on its banks. To visit Lake Toya and other attractions in Sobetsu-cho, use our Sobetsu-cho travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 13, 2017
    A very touristy place. Beautiful lake no doubt. You can take a cruise that goes to the middle or if you are up for it walk around it. Hotels located all along the main stretch. We were there during su...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    On today's falling on 1 island in the refreshing sight, were disappointing. Even campgrounds are full of campers? It was crowded with families.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Aboard watched Fireworks at night in Lake Toya. Ships move to rise out the Fireworks towards the sea from the hotel on the left to navigate until the front of the hotel on the right, to watch the Fireworks, is lovely in the best position of all Fireworks. Fireworks were so beautiful it is. On the ship he was on weekdays, but many people was foreign. Ship was ship Castle design. I give you photos of the ship.
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