Top 30 Heart-Shaped Lakes in the World

Mother Nature shows again its romantic designs. I dug up on the internet and got surprised at just how many heart-shaped lakes there are in the world. Once you look down from above, you’ll find dozens of lakes and other bodies of water in the shape of the universal symbol for love all over the Earth’s surface. So here is a list of the most beautiful heart-shaped lakes around the world:

1 – Shimshal Lake – Pakistan

Shimshal Lake - Pakistan
Shimshal Lake has the shape of a heart and it is beautifully located in Hunza Valley.

2 – Gaislacher See – Austria

Gaislacher See (Lake) - Austria
The deep blue heart-shaped Gaislacher See is below the majestic Gaislachkogel Mountain. Photo by: Jeannot Weber. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

3 – Heart Lake – Canada

Heart Lake - Ompah - Canada
Heart-shaped lake surrounded by fall colours, near Ompah, Ontario. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

4 – The Coeur de Voh – New Caledonia

Coeur de Voh - New Caledonia
The Coeur de Voh is a mangrove swamp that resembles a heart in New Caledonia. Photo by: Yann Arthus Bertrand – Wikimapia. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

5 – Crater Lake (Narlı Göl ) – Turkey

Narlıgöl Lake - Turkey
Narlıgöl is a crater lake in the shape of a heart located on the border of the Cappadocia region. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

6 – Heart Lake – Russia

Heart Lake - Peak Cherskogo - Russia
You must take a 5-hour trekking and climb Peak Cherskogo to see the Lake Heart at the bottom of the mountain. 

7 – Heart-Shaped Pond – USA

Heart-Shaped Pond - oOhio
There is a heart-shaped pond near Strongsville in Ohio. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

8 – Chicago Lakes – Colorado – USA

Chicago Lakes - Colorado
Looking down from the Upper Chicago Lake it is possible to see the heart-shaped Lower Chicago Lake. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

9 – Aral Sea – Kazakhstan

Heart-Shaped Aral Sea
Aral Sea has the shape of a heart in the northern tip of the western half of the Large Aral Sea. Unfortunately, its beautiful shape is due to the shrinking of the sea, which is considered “one of the planet’s worst environmental disasters. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

10 – Eros Lake – India

Eros Lake - Chembra - India
On the way to Chembra Peak it is possible to see the heart-shaped Eros Lake. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

11 – Lac du Montagnon – France

Lac du Montagnon - France
Lac du Montagnon is a heart-shaped lake located in Pyrénées National Park. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

12 – Heart-Shaped Lake – Brazil

Heart-Shaped Lake - Amazon River Basin - Brazil
Here is an aerial view of a natural lake shaped like a heart that is fed by a spring in the Amazon River basin near Manaus. Photo by: Ivan Canabrava/Reuters

13 – Heart-Shaped Lake – Portugal

Heart-Shaped Lake - Dunas de Sao Giao - Portugal
In the middle of the São Gião Dunes, 5 km South from Nazaré, a heart-shaped lake can be found. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

14 – Heart-shaped Lake – Albania

Heart-Shaped Lake - Kosovo Alps - Albania
Heart-shaped lake in the Junik Mountains, Kosovo Alps. Photo by: Nentori – wikimediacommons. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

15 – Heart-Shaped Lake – Greece

Heart Shaped Lake - Rhodes Island - Greece
Heart-shaped lake saw from the top of the acropolis in the city of Lindos.

16 – Lake of Love (Озеро Любви) – Russia

Lake of Love - Russia
Lake of Love is a heart-shaped lake in near Arkhyz. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

17 – Heart-Shaped Lake – Switzerland

Heart-Shaped Lake -  Swiss Alps
Heart-Shaped Lake in Piora Valley – Swiss Alps.

18 – Heart-Shaped Lake – Tibet

Lake Zhuo Yong Cuo - Tibet
In Tibet, next to the Zhuo Yong Mountain there is a heart-shaped lake called Zhuo Yong Cuo. Photo by: Catherine Huang – Trekearth.

19 – Northrup Lake – USA

Northrup Lake - USA
Northrup is a heart-shaped lake near Banks Lake, in Washington. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

20 – Rih Lake – Myanmar

Rih Lake - Myanmar
Rih Lake is a heart-shaped lake located in Falam Township, Chin State. Photo by: zamkhatkham – Panoramio

21 – Siit Lake – Philippines

Siit Lake - Philippines
The heart-shaped Siit Lake is located in Sulu. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

22 – Lagh del Calvaresc (Lago del Cuore) – Switzerland

Lago del Cuore (Lagh del Calvaresc) - Switzerland
At a heigh of 2214 meters, Lago del Cuore is a beautiful alpine lake in the shape of a heart. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

23 – Trnovacko Lake – Montenegro

Trnovacko Lake - Montenegro
Set amidst huge rocky peaks, Trnovacko Lake is best known for its heart-like shape. Photo by: @cikus ® – Panoramio. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

24 – Buyuk Lake (Büyük Göl) – Turkey

Buyuk Lake - Turkey
Buyuk Gol is a heart-shaped lake located in Yedigöller National Park. Photo by: Stephane Bon (HimalAnda) – Trekearth. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

25 – Lago di Scanno – Italy

Lago di Scanno - Italy
From some angles of view it is possible to contemplate the Lake Scanno shaped like a heart. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

26 – Valentine Lake – Canada

Valentine Lake - Saxifrage Peak - Canada
Valentine Lake is a heart-shaped lake located near Saxifrage Peak in British Columbia. Photo by: Tim Gage – Flickr. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

27 – Heart-Shaped Saline – Brazil

Heart-Shaped Saline - Salina do Coração - Brazil
Heart-shaped Lake or Salina do Coração is located in the Brazilian Pantanal. Photo by: Lucas Leuzinger – OlhoM @ cal – Wikimapia. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

28 – Lago di Tom – Switzerland

Lago di Tom - Switzerland
Lago di Tom is a heart-shaped lake in the Piora Valley. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

29 – Lake Borebukta – Norway

Lake Borebukta - Spitsbergen Island - Norway
Known as the Pool of Love and surrounded by the artic landscape, the heart-shaped lake at Borebukta on the Norwegian island of Spitzbergen, Svalbard Archipelago, emerged after a glacier melted. Photo by: Bruno Mazodier.

30 – Lower Kachura Lake – Pakistan

Lower Kachura Lake - Pakistan
Shangrila Resort Skardu, also known as “Heaven on Earth”, is nestled amongst some of the world’s highest peaks and encircles the heart-shaped Lower Kachura Lake. Click here to see this lake on Google Maps.

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