Stroll around the beautiful, mystical lakes and ponds
Lake Ashinoko is surrounded by the mountains of Hakone. You can go for a drive or take a stroll, and you can also take the Pleasure Cruise to enjoy the splendid view from the lake.
Lake Yamanakako is the largest and highest of the Fuji Five Lakes, and the closest one to Mount Fuji.
Lake Kawaguchiko is known for offering the one of the best views of the beautifully symmetrical Mount Fuji.
Japan’s largest lake, replete with noteworthy places and leisure opportunities
Lake Toya is the second largest caldera lake in Japan, having a circumference of about 40 km. Enjoy a walk along the lakeside or take a cruise on one of the pleasure boats.
The Otaru Canal is a sightseeing spot emblematic of Otaru. About 1.1 km long, old warehouses stand side by side along one edge; along the other runs a promenade ideal for a pleasant stroll.
Five lakes surrounded by forest in Shiretoko. Feel at one with nature as you stroll along pathways in this World Natural Heritage Site.
A caldera lake formed by an eruption from Mt Oakan, Lake Akan rests among a rich natural environment and is famous for the marimo growing in it.
Withered trees stand in a mystical pond
Keep an eye out for plentiful wildlife
Overwhelming in scale
Aptly named, this mysterious hot spring transforms an entire river
Plumes of steam and the scent of sulfur rise from this hot spring pond
A snow-white curtain of water falls into a blue river
Discover the famous ”Mashu blue”
Experience the earth's energy in the remains of a volcanic crater
Both selected as part of Japan's 100 best waterfalls
Picked as one of Japan's top 100 waterfalls
Japan's northernmost ice-free lake