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A photogenic man-made pond set in lush greenery, Kumoba Pond provides a great spot to relax some 1.5 km (1 mi) from Karuizawa station. Enjoy watching water birds and the changing colors of offshore leaves with a wide variety of flowers artfully arranged around the lake. A well-maintained 20-minute path leads around the pond. Also known as a “swan lake,” the pond now offers home to whole families of ducks. The mirror-like lake surface provides a sense of tranquility, making this a popular spot for locals and tourists. Catch a bus seven minutes from Karuizawa station and get off at Roppontsuji bus stop to reach the pond. With our online itinerary creator, Karuizawa-machi attractions like Kumoba Pond can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
Tours to Kumoba Pond
$116 BOOK WITH VIATOR Tour with a dedicated car! Visiting the basic tourist spots in Karuizawa (half day course / Japanese guide)
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
$136 BOOK WITH VIATOR Tour with a dedicated car! Visiting the basic tourist spots in Karuizawa (half-day course / English / Chinese guide)
Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Kumoba Pond reviews
The seasonal scenery may be very attractive, but it was not so beautiful when we visited at the end of Nov. more »
We simply walk to the pond from the station within half an hour. A pond with beautiful red autumn leaves. A place you can take a lot of scenic pictures. You can walk around quickly within 15... more »
This is my second visit and the scenery is very different depending on the season. Right now, the autumn colours and reflections are breathtaking.
Fantastic autumn leaves surrounds this beautiful pond. Great for pictures and has a cozy cafe.
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