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Shinji Lake, Shimane Prefecture

Visit Shinji Lake, an impressive natural feature surrounded by plenty of attractions. The scenery of the lake and surrounding areas can be explored by land or water, with a number of cruise companies offering trips out onto the lake. With a circumference of 47 km (29 mi), the lake represents the seventh largest body of water in the country. A brackish lake where freshwater and saltwater blend together, the lake supports a diverse number of aquatic species, including whitebait, sea bass, eels, and shijimi shellfish. Head to one of the lakeside seafood restaurants to sample dishes made with what are commonly known as the "seven delicacies of Shinji-ko." PutShinji Lake into our Matsue day trip website and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • When I reached matsue, I've seen a couple of swans at Lake Shinji, it was amazing. By the end of the day, there were many ducks there, it was really beautiful to see them in large numbers... The lake....  more »
  • I am Khondaker Robiul, a physician from Bangladesh. I love nature,i like history. I enjoy sunset . it was my memorable day that sunset in Lake Shinji.  more »
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  • Shirakata Park from the bride to the island sunset is very beautiful scene is!! ️
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  • When you move in Lake Shinji from Sunrise Izumo train and car saw Shinji Lake from the opposite bank. Spacious, tranquil lake. From Sunrise Izumo Shinji Lake is very good.
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