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Lake Notoro

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Address: Abashiri, Hokkaido

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Ice fishing

Perfect sunny day to learn Smelt fishing. Easy and quick. Just keep your fingers crossed you don't break through the ice!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect sunny day to learn Smelt fishing. Easy and quick. Just keep your fingers crossed you don't break through the ice!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on 13/9/2016 , two days after Sangoso Matsuri(coral grass festival). The coral grass and red and vast. Stunning! There is a public toilet and a stall selling farm produce near the car park.

Thank wendyinkk
Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Lake Notoro is right next to the Sea of Okhotsk. After viewing Cape Notoro, we followed the GPS and drive along the lake. We stopped at one of fishing port.

Thank Editplus
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Went there last in Sep 2009 to watch the reddish Sangoso. Passed by this point while driving on the way to our hotel in Abashiri-ko. The lakeside was quiet and no one else was around. Though the sangoso was in deep brown this time, the lakeview was still panoramic.

Thank DLi_hk
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This Lake Notoro is really beautiful in Autumn. Best time to go in mid Sept til end Sept. Unfortunately that is a lot of big flies / mosquito will attacking u while u step out from your vehicle or coach.. really can't stay longer to enjoy the beautiful view. U have to quickly see and quickly go off type. Advise:... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Wonderful to explore and enjoy the atmosphere . Please see it in mist and under the sun , there are so different . I came three times and never saw it the same

Thank GourmetatSomerset
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

Was there on 5th Oct 2013. Mange to see the beautiful view. Not crowded and is free. A good place for photographer.

1 Thank Leslie3663
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013

Rent a bike, it is the place you want to hiking around or biking. There is a special bicycle path from downtown to all the lake side and abashiri lake. Peddling on it, you will enjoy it.

1 Thank AustinYe
Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013

We visited at the wrong season, nothing to see. However, we enjoyed a nice cup of coffee at the ryokan at the lake side. The old lady who owned the premise was very nice.

Thank Paul L

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