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Lake Toya, Toyako-cho

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#12 of 269 in Nature in Hokkaido
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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 on your trip to Toyako-cho, use our Toyako-cho travel route tool.
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  • Breathtaking views and a pleasant drive around the lake. Plenty of places to stop along the way. I suggest stopping at Sobetsu-Cho for the waterfall and also visit the Windsor Hotel Resort. Cherry....  more
    Breathtaking views and a pleasant drive around the lake. Plenty of places to stop along the way. I suggest stopping at Sobetsu-Cho for the waterfall and also visit the Windsor Hotel Resort. Cherry....  more »
  • We decided to stop at Toya during our trip from Sapporo to Hakodate. Toya is around 2 hours from Sapporo. From Toya Station, we took the bus to Lake Toya, you can purchased the return bus ticket... 
    We decided to stop at Toya during our trip from Sapporo to Hakodate. Toya is around 2 hours from Sapporo. From Toya Station, we took the bus to Lake Toya, you can purchased the return bus ticket...  more »
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  • Our visits here have never failed to please us.
  • Beautiful!!

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