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Amazing sunset spot!

It's definitely the best spot to see a mesmerising sunset in Matsue. Note that you can also book a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
asianwanderlustblog
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Bali, Indonesia
A nice place to walk around

This is a huge lake, but most people will walk around it in the main area of Matsue where you can... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Voodew
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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

It's definitely the best spot to see a mesmerising sunset in Matsue. Note that you can also book a boat trip on the lake.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a huge lake, but most people will walk around it in the main area of Matsue where you can easily access by walking, Matsue castle, museum and many places to eat while you take in beautiful views. This lake is famous for clams,...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

From Matsue New Urban Hotel you'll have a great view on the lake. Watch fishermen do the line catching and enjoy the view on the bridges across the river.

Thank PVR2
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We loved this lake...paired with distant mountains your views are spectacular. In the early morning the water can be so calm and appear as glass....but when the winds come in, the waters can resemble the ocean with powerful waves... We walked to it every morning...More

Thank dcw882015
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We spent four nights in Matsue and it wasn't until the last night that Lake Shinji shareda sunset. Calm, serene, and ih so beautiful.

Thank Linda M
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

you can take a boat tour or just drive by the highway from matsue to izumo. nice scenery throughout the day.

Thank fionayyy
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

we arrived in town, just in time to head to the lake and take in the famous sunset.Not the best day weather-wise, but still well worth the effort for the view and a hint of what the really good days must be like.

Thank mabinho
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best landscapes in Japan. A really good taste of the Japanese relaxation. Go and see the sunset and if you can try the feet onsen at shinjiko station

Thank Wilmar186
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Shinjiko lake is a large lake. It is suggested to take a walk and watch sunset along the lake shore when the sky is clear. We arrived in a cloudy day. The sun shows occasionally. We parked in the Shimane museum, which is free...More

Thank skchen1854
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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Well.... It was OK as boat cruises go. Basically the staff piloted the boat and kindly pressed the play button to the shouty recording playing back to is assorted bumpf about what we were looking at. Thankfully the beautiful scenery carried the day.

Thank lostintransportation
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