Lake Kussharo Sand Bath, Teshikaga-cho

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Thermal Spa · Hot Spring
Treat your feet to the spectacular sensation of hot sands and volcanic heat under cold water, as you enjoy taking Lake Kussharo Sand Bath. Set on the shore of a caldera lake, the largest in Akan National Park, the black sand underneath the rippling shallows exudes heat, which you can experience by walking on a little wooden plank then digging your feet into the sand. Appreciate the feeling as you admire the surrounding mountain views, and don't forget to bring a small towel with you. With a circumference of 57 km (36 mi), the lake area also provides various other outdoor activities, such as fishing, kayaking, hiking, and cycling. You can also take a dip in a pool near the beach. Lake Kussharo Sand Bath is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • lots of swans and mandarin ducks swimming around this area. there's a snack shop there so you can get a drink and buy some food to feed them.  more »
  • Lake Kussharo is a big lake between Lake Akan and Lake Mashu. It's worth a stop to try the lakeside natural foot baths. From the big parking lot, cross the road, then dig a little hole right next...  more »

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