Lake Ikeda, Ibusuki

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#3 of 10 in Parks in Ibusuki
Visit Lake Ikeda and see if you can spot the aquatic monster "Issie," reported to dwell in the depths of this caldera. The largest on the island, the lake has a surface area of 11 sq km (4.2 sq mi), and plays home to some sizeable eels. Swim in the temperate waters, enjoy the mountain scenery, and snap pictures of the smiling statue of the lake's mythical resident. A few restaurants offer extensive menus and tanks with examples of the large eels on display. During the months of February to March, the areas surrounding the lake burst with yellow rape flowers in full bloom, creating a very picturesque view. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Lake Ikeda by using our Ibusuki trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Once upon a time, like Nessie of Loch Ness, Issie of Lake Ikeda was such a quiet lake that reminds me of the story of UMA. The view from Lake Ikeda to Mt. Kaimon is quite moving. It's just a 30-minute drive.
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  • When UMA such as Nessie became famous, the monster Issie became famous here in Lake Ikeda. However, I could not see Issie as expected, but I was able to meet a huge eel.
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  • nice place to take a rest while driving car
  • The mountain , lake and colorful flower it has great combination.
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