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Home - Travel - Sightseeing - Hokkaido - Shikotsu-Toya National Park
Lake Toya (Toyako) 
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Lake Toya (, Tōyako) is part of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park. In addition to the lake itself, the Toyako region features hot springs and an active volcano, Mount Usu, which last erupted in the year 2000. The area also offers many fishing, hiking, and camping opportunities.

The picturesque lake was chosen as the location of the G8 summit which Japan hosted in July 2008. The leaders of the world's eight major industrialized democracies met at the Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa.

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Attractions
Lake Toya
 1  Usuzan West Craters
Newly created by the year 2000 eruption.
User rating: 87/100 (22 votes)
Visited by: 53 users
 2  Usuzan Ropeway
Leading close to the top of Mount Usu.
User rating: 79/100 (29 votes)
Visited by: 75 users
 3  Showa Shinzan
A young volcano standing next to Usuzan.
User rating: 79/100 (44 votes)
Visited by: 115 users
 4  Toyako Onsen
Touristy hot spring resort.
User rating: 80/100 (50 votes)
Visited by: 128 users
  
Nearby Attractions
 1  Noboribetsu
Hokkaido's most famous hot spring resort.
User rating: 83/100 (170 votes)
Visited by: 404 users
 2  Lake Shikotsu
Picturesque caldera lake near Sapporo.
User rating: 72/100 (52 votes)
Visited by: 136 users
 

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104.  Lake Toya   77/100
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74.  Saitama   293
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