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Reflected Autumn Leaves on Ippekiko

©Ito City Oddice Tourism Section

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Lake Ippekiko, a beautiful lake where you can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons

Ito City, Shizuoka Prefecture


©Ito City Oddice Tourism Section


Ippekiko, known as the Eye of Izu, is a gourd-shaped lake with a circumference of four kilometers. It is a crater lake created by an eruption that occurred about 100,000 years ago. The reflections of the mountains, trees, and white clouds on the surface fascinate visitors from all over the world. The best time to see the autumn leaves is starting in late November; the view of the lake with the colored leaves is superb. Many people visit Ippekiko in order to view the seasonal scenery because they can enjoy beautiful views in each season: cherry blossoms in spring, fresh greenery in summer, autumn leaves in fall, and camellias in winter.


©Ito City Oddice Tourism Section

How to get there


From Tokyo Station, take the Shinkansen bullet train to JR Atami Station (45 minutes). From Atami Station, take the train to Ito Station (20 minutes), then take the Ito bus (30 minutes).


815-360 Yoshida, Ito-shi, Shizuoka-ken


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