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Great area for morning walks

Although it is a small area but you can enjoy and relax walking or running(most of people running... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mehmet Ali K
small but peaceful scene

Sempa boadwalk is next to Kairakuen Park where is famous location with Plum tree during... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Mito, Japan
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Mito 310-0000, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it is a small area but you can enjoy and relax walking or running(most of people running). I can recommend early mornings.

Thank Mehmet Ali K
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This is a great spot for a relaxing stroll, jog or run as you take in all it's beautiful surroundings. As we were walking along the path, around the lake, we noticed families having picnics on the grounds. it's such a beautiful place especially when...More

Thank Pieville
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Place was abuzz with loads of people, families as there was a Melon Run. Nice scenes around this lake hugging Kairakuen Gardens. Spend some time here if can spare it.

Thank BertSG
Reviewed January 25, 2018

A really huge lake which you will pass when going to for instance the Tokugawa museum. I was there in January with a lot of wind, so to be honest it was not very pleasant on the border of the lake (very cold). No activities...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Sempa boadwalk is next to Kairakuen Park where is famous location with Plum tree during February-March. Also tie boadwalk, you can see downtown Mito and you can enjoy lovery swan boat ride. Spring season of course, you can enjoy Cherry Brossams.

Reviewed August 3, 2017

We walked along the boardwalk to the park and enjoyed the peaceful surroundings. Lots of Japanese cyclists and joggers. We were there in the afternoon, so all attractions were closed.

Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Some really fast athletes running, stay on slow section round the lake! Nice place just off the city centre, on the way to Kairakuen. Lot of swans (both black and white) as also other birds. You can also rent a row-swanboat and enjoy lake that...More

Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

Walked the length of the lake back from karakuien park to mito jr station. Pleasant walk and even though it was the end of Sakura season. The trees were still beautiful. We even saw swans nesting and saw their eggs ! Great spring leisure walk

Thank Shirin S
Reviewed February 21, 2017

There was not much to do in Mito; but spending an afternoon around Lake Senba was lovely nonetheless. Watching the sun go down was just as exhilarating as always.

Thank Iris C
Reviewed September 22, 2016

I walked from my hotel to Semba lake. The lake has a running lane and boardwalk that surrounds the lake. The day I chose was overcast, but still an enjoyable walk around the lake.

Thank Bob M
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