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A must visit place in Yufuin

Kinrin Lake or Kinrinko is must visit place for travellers making a stopover at Yufuin. It is such... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Simplysiri S
Bangkok, Thailand
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It is famous point to go when you arrive Yufuin, but it is small and so many people. Take a picture... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Hong Kong, China
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14 Jun 2018
“A must visit place in Yufuin”
22 May 2017
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Yufuincho, Yufu 879-5102, Oita Prefecture
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Kinrin Lake or Kinrinko is must visit place for travellers making a stopover at Yufuin. It is such a beautiful lake with a serene vibe. As it has both hot and cold springs welling up from its bottom so, visiting it in the morning is...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

It is famous point to go when you arrive Yufuin, but it is small and so many people. Take a picture for interest.

1  Thank nganpopo
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I was here in mid December, it is a small lake but the scenery is quite good, it is surrounded by trees and a few cafés nearby, the water is clear and you can see fish swimming in front of you. Also there are mountains...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you are in the Yufuin area and you are strolling around the interesting shops in the main street, you will probably visit this place. I guess your impression of the place depends on the lakes you compare it with. I come from California and...More

1  Thank Chye C
Reviewed 16 December 2015

There's is nothing to look forward to...just a tiny ugly pond with lots of Korean and Chinese tourists. Any unknown pond in Kyoto beats this. Unless you come early by 7am to catch the mist rising from the pond, there is absolutely nothing to get...More

3  Thank Fussyman
Reviewed 10 December 2015

This is a pretty place but I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. I returned nearby from the climb of Yufu-dake (if you follow the trail down as described in lonely planet hiking in Japan, you arrive nearby this pond). I especially...More

1  Thank Sigrid L
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

It is a small lake with different great views. Visit there before sunrise and sunset time. Before dawn, you will see the foggy and beautiful picture because the hotspring water and cold water meet together and create the fog. It is just like a dream....More

3  Thank alexchwoo
Reviewed 15 September 2015

location is far from train station street have some food shop and design shop. you can enjoy in there but dont expect it very good. it just OK

2  Thank ttlltrip
Reviewed 10 May 2015

although i can't go there at early morning but late afternoon also pretty & adorable. good place to take a short rest.

1  Thank iamface
Reviewed 24 March 2015

The morning mist in Yufuin / Lake Kinrin gives a sense of calm and peace to the whole area. A stroll in this town is very relaxing and enjoyable. There are some local ramen restaurants and ensure not to miss out on local desserts.

3  Thank ryanteo
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