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Ikeda-ko lake


Ikeda-ko lake is a caldera lake located 40 km south of Kagoshima-city. It is best known to

tourists as the location of the purported sightings of a monster named Issie, and as the

largest lake in Kyushu with a surface area of 11 km² and a shoreline length of 15 km.



 It is also known as large eel with a length of 2 meter and circumference of 50 cm inhabit the lake.  




General information  

Address Ikeda, Ibusuki-city, Kagoshima-prefecture

1 hour and 35 minutes from Kagoshima Airport by a vehicle

1 hour and 20 minutes from Kagoshima-city by a vehicle

25 minutes from JR Ibusuki Station by a vehicle




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 - Ibusuki travel guide