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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
Karuizawa Half-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $97
Duration: 4 hours
Karuizawa Full-Day Private Trip with Nationally-Licensed Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $121
Duration: 6 hours
Kumoba Pond reviews
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 »
Beautiful pond to take a stroll around in 15 mins. Also easy to access which brings a lot of tourists. Not easy to find parking. Lovely place during autumn. 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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