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Lake Onneto

East, Ashoro-cho, Ashoro-gun, Hokkaido
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Lesser known, but beautiful

Having come to the area to hike neighbouring Mt Me-Akan (active volcano), we also visited lake... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lovely and peaceful

Decided to check it out from our way between Lake Akan and Obihiro. We weren't sure about taking a... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Gary Y
Singapore, Singapore
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East, Ashoro-cho, Ashoro-gun, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having come to the area to hike neighbouring Mt Me-Akan (active volcano), we also visited lake Onetto. It's quiet, calm, and beautiful, especially in the autumn. We sat lakeside and read for a couple of hours. lovely.

Thank DellaDown
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Decided to check it out from our way between Lake Akan and Obihiro. We weren't sure about taking a 20min detour from the main road just to come and we were glad we came. It was indeed a lovely peaceful lake and we easily stayed...More

Thank Gary Y
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The road there is not well marked, and you need a car to get there, but its worth the detour from Lake Akan. The visit is rather short- just enjoy the views, take pictures and enjoy the peaceful area.

Thank Mish_H50
Reviewed 17 June 2017

nice stop by on the way to lake Akan. definitely worth n marvelous when weather is good.we also took the yuni shito track which is 1.4km one way through forest track, end up was an abandon onsen with small water fall...not clean n no longer...More

Thank devion
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We stopped off at this lake as part of our tour in Japan. We were extremely lucky to have the clouds clear away and the sun shine on this beautiful lake. Our tour was hoping to see the autumn leaves, but only a few had...More

Thank AussieTraveller3204
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Onnetoh is a small lake adjacent to the famous Akan-ko lake, which is not so well-known among the sight-seeing tourist. However, it is a secret and picturesque place. According to the local people, Onnetoh seems to mean "an aged lake" or "big bag" by the...More

Thank TripRemarks
Reviewed 2 June 2016

was last here in oct 2009 during peak fall foliage. Dropped by while on the way to Tokachigawa onsen. Lake water was in turquoise but less brilliant than in our last visit, probably in late afternoon. Was quiet and serene. don't miss it if you're...More

2  Thank DLi_hk
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This lake means "Old Lake" in the local Ainu tribal language. beautiful scenery, nicely laid out viewing deck. In mid-winter (like from late November onwards), when the lake freezes over, you can hear the awesome sound of ice breaking as they expand and crack in...More

2  Thank jensen_chua
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Located about 20 km west of Lake Akan - go west on Route 240 turn left into Route 241 after 10 km or less then left again into Route 664 and few km to the lake. Well worth the trip. It is small lake but...More

Thank swordfish24
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