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Address: Ikeda, Ibusuki 891-0312, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 993-22-2111

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Beautiful scenery and flowers

The area is very nice and the flowers are very beautiful. Shame that there isn't a footpath that allows us to walk around the lake. The restaurant next to the lake serves very... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Shirley C
Taipei, Taiwan
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I wish I'd listened to all the other negative comments about this place, and not wasted my time going. In February, the flowers aren't there, so it's not pretty. Therefore they don't expect tourists, so there are only a few tacky tourist shops selling the same meaningless rubbish, and one OK ice cream shop. The area itself is really run... More 

Thank Katrina R
Taipei, Taiwan
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The area is very nice and the flowers are very beautiful. Shame that there isn't a footpath that allows us to walk around the lake. The restaurant next to the lake serves very good food!

Thank Shirley C
Hong Kong
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72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The view is not stunning at all, except the blossoming yellow flowers. If you don't have much time, you can simply skip it.

Thank TWHK
Hong Kong, China
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74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

There's a gift shop that contains the biggest eel (live in a tank) along Lake Ikeda! Apparently the Japanese Royal had also visited before. Aside from that, the lake is quite large and the view is peaceful.

Thank reginawkchan
Kawasaki, Japan
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312 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is the biggest crater lake in Kyushu. As there are not so many restaurants, souvenir shops around so the atmosphere is good but one hour bus interval was too much. I would not recommend unless you drive a car.

Thank Keizo
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were on our way back to Kagoshima Airport from Ibusuki. Not much to see by oly a point of view for a stop by location.

1 Thank Virginia H
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

It is known as the largest lake in Kyushu. I saw people went fishing in the lake. It is good to have a walk around the lake. We spend only half an hour time and went to our next destination.

1 Thank Elaine O
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100 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is our pit stop for a quick rest and enjoy the scenery of Lake Ikeda while driving back from Ibusuki to Kagoshima.

1 Thank Daniel_lawgg
Hong Kong SAR
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244 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We went there when the rape flowers were blooming. The lake itself was ordinary but it looked much more beautiful with the yellow color of the rape flowers.

1 Thank Patrick T
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

it's ok but this season not good to visit becuz in south is very heavy rainy so it's not good but veiw is very nice peace place,you will feel relax here.get fresh air and maybe you will see dinosaur :p

1 Thank Pyd A

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