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The Most Scenic Lakes in Japan

An archipelago of nearly 7000 islands, the country’s coastline is perhaps more iconic than its inland lakes. Treat yourself to stunning vistas and breathtaking landscapes at one of these scenic lakes.
Although it can often necessitate a modest trek, getting beyond urban Japan has its own rewards. Making the expedition to one of Japan’s scenic lakes is a fine start.

The Most Scenic Lakes in Japan


  • Lake Biwa

  • Lake Motosuko

  • Lake Towada

  • Lake Okushima

  • Lake Chuzenji

  • Lake Mashu