Lake Kinrin

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Lake Kinrin(金鱗湖) is the main attraction of Yufuin Onsen in Oita. It is about 400m round and 2m deep small lake. It has Onsen spring in the lake. It creates a mysterious mist in late Autumn and Winter.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.
The lake is surrounded by many shops and restuarant.

0. at Beppu Station.
1. use Kamenoi Bus to Yufuin Station.
2. walk.

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Detailed Travel Guide

Lake Kinrin is a popular tourist spot in Yufuin, Oita Prefecture. Onsen Water spring from the bottom of the lake. Therefore, from Autumn to Winter beautiful morning mist appears. This beautiful phenomenon is one of the main attraction of Yufuin.

Lake Kinrin is about 100mx70m wide and 2m deep. So, it is very shallow lake.
Kinrin means the golden scale of fish. Confucian Mori Kuso named this lake because when fish jumps in evening, the sun light lightens up the scale of fish and makes it golden color.