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Kumoba Pond, Karuizawa-machi

#1 of 159 in Nature in Nagano Prefecture
Water Body · Nature / Park
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.
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  • 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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