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Old 11-10-2013, 10:29 AM
 
Location: New Mexico
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Fodor's has a list of what they believe to be the 20 most beautiful Lakes in the World.

Lake Como, Italy
Maligne Lake - Alberta, Canada
Lake Pichola - Udaipur, India
West Lake - Hangzhou, China
Dove Lake - Tasmania, Australia
Lake Lucerne - Switzerland
Lake Powell - Arizona/Utah, US
Lake Titicaca - Bolivia & Peru
Dewentwater - Keswick, England
Lake Tahoe - California/Nevada, US
Pehoe Lake - Patagonia, Chile
Lake Atitlan - Guatemala
Lake Superior - Michigan/Wisconsin/Minnesota & Ontario, US & Canada
Lake Wakatipu - New Zealand
Crater Lake - Oregon, US
Loch Duich - Scotland
Plitvice Lakes - Croatia
Lakes of Killarney - Ireland
Lake Kawaguchi - Japan
Lake Bratan - Bali, Indonesia

The World's 20 Most Beautiful Lakes | Fodor's

Discuss both what's listed and also what may have been missed in what you think are the most beautiful and outstanding lakes in the world. What are the superlatives that make them stand out?
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:14 PM
 
Location: Hanau, Germany
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The Jiuzhaigou Lakes are missing, I love the clear blue water combined with temperate forest
Out of the list I really like the Plitvice Lakes, especially this photo (if it's not faked)
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:18 PM
 
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Lake Ritsa is definitely missing from the list

Lake Ritsa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

( Caucasus overall is one of the most beautiful places on Earth,)

and I don't see the lake Baikal - the biggest among them all, and one of the most impressive lakes I've ever seen.

Lake Baikal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:19 PM
 
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Fodor missed a few very beautiful lakes :
Lake Balaton, Hungary
Bodensee, Germany
Lake Vättern Sweden
Lake Khanka (border China-Russia)
Lake Balkach (Kazakhstan)
Lake Turkana (Ethiopia)
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:38 PM
 
Location: Munich, Germany
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Lake Garda
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Hong Kong / Vienna
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Yep, Lake Garda is indeed very beautiful.

For Austria, I'd add:

Traunsee: Probably my favourite lake in Austria. I love the towns of Gmunden and Ebensee, the castle in the middle of the lake and the mountain Traunstein.
Almsee: Surreal setting. Breathtaking year-round.
Hallstätter See: Because of the towns of Hallstatt and Bad Goisern, where I have family Beautiful.

Besides that, I really like Lake Bled in Slovenia.

Edit: Oh, and I forgot Reschensee in South Tyrol
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:43 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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I'm certain out of Canada's 3 million known lakes, I can find a couple more that should be on that list. lol

But I'll pull Peyto Lake, Alberta out of the hat. It is pretty spectacular


http://www.bestourism.com/img/items/...enery_4736.jpg
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Old 11-10-2013, 06:51 PM
 
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I'm certain out of Canada's 3 million known lakes, I can find a couple more that should be on that list. lol

But I'll pull Peyto Lake, Alberta out of the hat. It is pretty spectacular


http://www.bestourism.com/img/items/...enery_4736.jpg
Peyto Lake sure is Spectacular.

Also nearby Moraine Lake (used to be on Canadian $20 bill, I think)
And don't forget world famous Lake Louise, Alberta, jaw dropping beautiful.
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:42 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Indeed, LRUA!


Moraine Lake

http://icpimmigration.com/gallery/Ca...%20Alberta.jpg

Lake Louise


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http://images.fanpop.com/images/imag..._1800_1235.jpg
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:06 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, QC, Canada
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Louise and Atitlan.
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