Mikurigaike Pond, Tateyama-machi

4.6
The pristine beauty of Mikurigaike Pond and the all-season play of colors against the surface of the water attract photography lovers, who flock here to walk along well-maintained trails and admire the power of raw nature. In the spring and summer, you can see mountains with only traces of snow cover enclosing the blue lake. In the fall, the colors of the surrounding landscape turn golden, orange, and red, while the winter brings picturesque scenery of mountains completely clothed in bright white snow. Our Tateyama-machi trip itinerary maker site makes visiting Mikurigaike Pond and other Tateyama-machi attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It is a pond at an altitude of 2405m in Murododaira. The circumference of the pond is 631m, which is quite large and has a depth of 15 meters. It is a pond where water accumulates in the recessformed by the steam explosion of Tateyama volcano, and there are no fish. It is said that Mikuri in Mikuriga Pond means cooking God's food by "gori". If there was no wind, the water was as beautiful as a mirror, and mountains and clouds in the immediate vicinity were reflected on the surface of the water. It's too beautiful to know the real color of the water. It was a mysterious atmosphere, and I watched it for quite a long time. It's great!!
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  • Known as the "The God's Cooking Pot" as the water from this crater pond was once used to make offerings of cooked meals for the gods that inhabit the mountain. We took a stroll by following the Mikuri...  more »
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