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Lakeside hot springs

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  • Toyako hot springs [Hokkaido] 洞爺湖溫泉[北海道] These springs are located along the lakeside of Lake Toya amidst the great outdoors of Hokkaido. Events and fireworks displays are held every year, and there are plenty of sightseeing activities in the area like viewing scenery from the lake in sightseeing boats. The area is also home to nearby places like Mount Usu, which erupted in 2000.
  • Towadako hot springs [Aomori prefecture] 十和田湖溫泉郷[青森縣] These springs are located in the area around Lake Towada, a beautiful lake famous for himemasu (red salmon) farming in the northern part of the Tohoku region. The hot spring village is home to places like the "Yakiyama hot springs" on the lakeside of Lake Towada and the "Tuta hot springs" amidst the virgin beech woods.
  • Fujikawaguchiko hot springs [Yamanashi prefecture] 富士河口湖溫泉[山梨縣] Enjoy a hot spring bath while gazing at Mount Fuji. The area faces Lake Kawaguchi, one of the Fuji Five Lakes at the base of Mount Fuji, and there are plenty of sightseeing spots nearby. It is relatively close to Tokyo, making it easy to enjoy the Tokyo area.
  • Biwako hot springs [Shiga prefecture] 琵琶湖溫泉[滋賀縣] These springs are located on the south shore of Lake Biwa, the largest lake in Japan. They are also close to Kyoto, and Lake Biwa is visible from the open air baths. There are leisure facilities in the surrounding area, and transportation is convenient.