Lake Hyoko

新潟県/阿賀野市
瓢湖

Description
This is a wetland area in Niigata prefecture. From around October to March, around 6,000 swans migrate across this landscape, for which this area is famous. There are also around 100 other different types of birds that inhabit this area. This area was created around 400 years ago, and was so called due to its shape resembling the gourd fruit.


Address
959-2000
新潟県 阿賀野市 新潟県阿賀野市 瓢湖
Nearby Car Night Spots
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Guild House Tokamachi
500JPY per night
5.00
(4)
Nearby Activities
Activity
Ranking Stations
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SORAUMI
1,100JPY per night
4.65
(20)
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INAKA Backpacker House <1>
1,500JPY per night
5.00
(11)
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Naguri Fire pit garden
5,500JPY per night
5.00
(7)
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Entrance ViVA
Hirata Shopping center ViVA
500JPY per night
4.18
(11)
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The Old Bus
5,000JPY per night
4.50
(8)
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Overview
Ofuro Cafe Yumoriza
1,000JPY per night
4.25
(8)
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Yukaraku Hadano
2,160JPY per night
4.00
(9)
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Coffee stand.You can use laundry till 1 am.
Three points in Local
1,500JPY per night
4.80
(5)
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RV Park Miura
3,000JPY per night
4.80
(5)
Activity
Experience diving in Izu (For beginners)
11,500JPY per person
5.00
(4)
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Guild House Tokamachi
500JPY per night
5.00
(4)
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CarstayStation Nizyohukui
2,000JPY per night
4.50
(4)
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Mount Tsukuba Share Space Muku Muku
3,969JPY per night
5.00
(3)
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Parking
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The station entrance is in front of Star Home's main office with a red roof and in the back of the parking lot.
Hayama RV-SITE by Star Home
4,500JPY per night
4.67
(3)
Nearby Drive Spots
Onsen
月岡温泉
Tsukioka Onsen
This is an Onsen in the eastern part of Niigata prefecture. The water contains sulphur and is good for the skin, so is often known as an Onsen where "one can become beautiful". In the local town, there are numerous trendy cafes as well as traditional manju shops (manju is a bun with a yeast filling), Sake shops, sushi restaurants and traditional Izakaya.
Onsen
東山温泉
Higashiyama Onsen
This is an old bath house in Aizu-Wakamatsu city. It has 1,300 years of history, and developed as an inner parlour house of the city during the Edo area(1603-1868). The place is famous as an area where the Vice President of Shinsengumi, Hijikata Toshizo healed wounded soldiers during the war. Geisha are still active around the town today.※Credit:旅と温泉の無料写真素材 おんふぉと http://on-photo.com/
Spot
五色沼
Goshikinuma
This is a small group of lakes of which there are more than 30, in the area of Ura Bandai, north of Mount Bandai. There area has swamps of various colors such as green, red, and blue which are colored as such due to the influence of the volcanic water quality and the surrounding plants and algae. Visitors can also enjoy boat rowing in the Bishamon Swamp.
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枝折峠
Shiori Pass
This is a mountain pass in Minamiuonuma City, at an altitude of 1,065 meters. The area is famous for the clouds that flow and pass over and down the mountain ridge line, known as the "cloud waterfall". The mystery of this wilderness can be seen early in the morning from summer to autumn. ※滝雲(枝折峠) ©Koichi-Hayakawa クリエイティブコモンズライセンス(表示4.0 国際)https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
History
大内宿
Ouchi-juku
This is a area in southern Aizu which is an Edo-era(1603-1868) village which is "half agricultural, half residential". There are numerous thatched roof traditional houses which give the feeling of having travelled back in time to the Edo era. There is also a specialist "Spring onion Soba" shop where one uses spring onions to eat soba instead of chopsticks.
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猪苗代湖
Lake Inawashiro
This is Japan's fourth largest lake, situated in central Fukushima. The place is home to swans and swallowtail birds which are designated national treasures. There is a large camping area here, with Mount Bandai in the background, where visitors can enjoy various marine activities such as water boarding and water skiing.
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竜王洞
Ryuo Cave
This is a group of caves at the southernmost tip of Sado Island. As with the Blue Grotto in Italy, the sunlight pours into the cave in the mornings and the water will glitter with a beautiful range of hues. Visitors can explore deep inside with sea kayak tours, which are extremely popular. ※琴浦の青の洞窟(佐渡島)© Yoshiyuki_Ito クリエイティブコモンズライセンス(表示4.0 国際)https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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浄土平
Jododaira Wetland
This is a large wetland in the Azuma mountain road. As the area is surrounded by mountains, making the air fresh, and as this blocks the light from the nearby city the area is ideal for stargazing. On a clear night, one can see around 6,000 stars with the naked eye, almost as if one is gazing directly into the universe. ※福島県 浄土平 © IKEMON750 クリエイティブコモンズライセンス(表示4.0 国際)https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/