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Lake Kagami

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Address: Togakushi, Nagano 381-4101 , Nagano Prefecture
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Beautiful pond with great reflections of Mt Togakushi

"Kagami-ike" in japanese means mirror pond. Lucky that the wind was not so strong that i captured good reflections that day. fall foliage is abt 50%. Drove from Nagano city in abt... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2015
Hong Kong, China
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Taichung, Taiwan
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Lake Kagami is beautiful. It has many trails around it and you can walk and not come across anyone. It has beautiful views of mountains.

1 Thank Guen-Hye
Tokyo, Japan
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a beautiful lake next to (or in the middle of) Togakushi Shrine. It is beautiful and definitely worth a detour if you are in the area.

Thank algongar
Hong Kong, China
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

"Kagami-ike" in japanese means mirror pond. Lucky that the wind was not so strong that i captured good reflections that day. fall foliage is abt 50%. Drove from Nagano city in abt 60 min. If via regular bus, need to walk about 20min from bus stop.

3 Thank DLi_hk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Very nice scenery. If it's not windy is like a mirror. We went there in autumn the colours are wonderful.

2 Thank Björn v
Larkspur, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

An absolutely breathtaking, serene, incredible place, especially amidst all the autumn colors. So glad we made the trek to visit!

3 Thank dragonfly287
Toronto, Canada
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The pond itself is quite pretty, especially with the mountains in the background. I can see this being quite gorgeous in the fall. The hike there from the Okusha shrine gate is quite nice, and not at all difficult, going through some nice woods.

4 Thank Asterix135
Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

We didn't get a perfect day ... but the fog made it very mystical. It's easy to picture just how magical it would be on perfect Autumn day ... you'd probably have to beat the crowds, though!

5 Thank Vanessa Y

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