臼井 翼
臼井 翼

Is this sight really Japan? The emerald-green of the Goshiki-numa(lake) is too beautiful for a Japanese lake.

The Fukushima prefecture’s pride, Mt. Bandai had a big eruption in the 21st year of the Meiji-era (in 1888) . The eruption left a name, Bandai as a type of an eruption, because it was globally a huge one.

The Mt. Bandai eruption was a tragic disaster which left a lot of damage for a natural disaster at the time. However, it produced a formative natural beauty instead.

One of the formative natural beauties which was produced by the eruption is the Goshiki-numa. We will introduce the Goshiki-numa which is a popular sightseeing spot as a mysterious atmosphere.

 

Can people enjoy the 5 colours in the Goshiki-numa?

The Goshiki-numa consists of 40 small and large lakes. Among them the Bishamon-numa,

The Aka-numa, the Midoro-numa, the Benten-numa, the Ruri-numa and the Ao-numa have
different colours from each other, such as cobalt-blue or emerald-green.

The different colours are caused by the water quality or the shape of each numa.
They were created by the dammed up rivers from the eruption, such as the river Ono, the river Nakatsu or the river Nagase.

 

Exploring the mysterious numas by the trekking course on the Goshiki-numa Natural Exploring Path.

The Goshiki-numa is also a popular spot for the trekking course. It is wonderful to view those mysterious numas when you walk along the path.
The Goshiki-numa Natural Exploring Path course goes as follows.

Goshiki-numa Gate -> Bishamon-numa -> Aka-numa -> Midoro-numa -> Ryu-numa ->
Ao-numa -> Yanagi-numa -> the Ura-Bandai station.

 

Aka-numa

It is named, because the trees around the numa are dyed red.

 

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Midoro-numa

The water has 3 colours, because of the water quality or the depth of water and the mixture of various minerals.

 

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Benten-numa

This is the second largest numa in the Goshiki-numa. The blue water surface is beautiful, isn’t it?

 

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Ruri-numa

Depending on where you stand and see, the colours differ. Look forward to seeing it!

 

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Ao-numa

The cobalt-blue is beautiful. I can’t believe the power of nature which creates such a beautiful colour.

 

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Yanagi-numa

This is located at the end of the Exploring Course. At the time of changing colours, the trees’ reflection on the water is marvellous!

 

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The Bishamon-numa is the most recommended to visit in the Goshiki-numa!

The Bishamon-numa is proud of its mysterious beauty. It shows its different expression, depending on the season, the weather or the time. You can enjoy the different attraction each time when you visit.

This is the real image of the Bishamon-numa!

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The emerald-green all over the water!
The breath-taking beautiful fantasy of the scenery surrounds you.

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The Bishamon-numa is the biggest lake in the Goshiki-numa. You can rent a boat.
How wonderful it will be to row a boat in the emerald lake.

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The legend of the Goshiki-numa — If you see a heart-shaped carp, your love will bear fruit!?

There is the legend in the Bishamon-numa.
If you find a heart-shaped carp in the numa, you will be successful in your love!

This is truly “Koi (carp) = Koi (love)”.

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The heart-shaped carp was found by the sightseers just by chance when they were feeding them.
This is the heart-shaped carp.
It really looks like the shape of a heart.
Use this tip on your date by all means.

 

The Goshiki-numa with a lot of mysteries

There are many opinions about the reason why the colours of the numas change, depending on the conditions, but there is no definite answer found yet.

So, it is concluded that the freely changeable colours are based on the natural phenomenon.

The Fukushima prefecture is famous for its snowy region. Especially, Ura-Bandai has snow 2 metres deep in winter. Even below the freezing point, the Goshiki-numa is never frozen.
This is also an unsolved mystery.
Those mysteries create unusual spots to see.

Goshiki-numa
Address: 1093 Ken-ga-mine Hibara-aza O-aza Kita-shiobara-mura Yama-gun
Fukushima-ken
Time: 8:30-17:00

 

Conclusion

The Goshiki-numa has a lot of mysteries.
It must be the only one lake which shows so many different and mysterious expressions.

The best season to visit the Goshiki-numa is especially on fine days from July to September.
Why don’t you visit there!

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