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Lake Chuzenji-ko

Travel Guide - Lake Chuzenji-ko


Lake Chuzenji-ko is located at the height of 1,269 meters near Kegon-no-Taki Falls in Okunikko. The largest lake in Tochigi has a 25-kilometer perimeter and a maximum depth of about 163 meters. Visitors can enjoy pleasure boat ride on the lake.
It is said that the lake has been created by an eruption of Mt. Nantai-san. Then it was discovered by a Buddhist priest Shodo Shonin, the founder of the temples of Nikko, when he climbed up the mountain in 782. The lake is also called "Sachi-no-Umi (Lake of Fortune)", the name given by the Emperor Meiji when he visited the lake in 1876.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 49 minutes from JR Nikko Station by the bus bound for Chuzenji Onsen or Yumoto Onsen. Get off at Chuzenji Onsen Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Chugushi, Nikko-shi, Tochigi, 321-1661


Sometimesredhead @sometimeredhead - 2018-09-20
Reminiscing about my amazing visit to Japan a few years ago. This was taken at Lake Chūzenji. I can still remember… https://t.co/Ua6LaXPWz6
ひなたみ館 @hinatami_kan - 2018-09-14
The upper photograph is Lake Chuzenji and Mt.Nntai. The lower photograph is Kegon Falls.
You feel great force. When… https://t.co/XgdOKman7j
Heartland JAPAN @Heartland_JAPAN - 2018-09-12
With a height of nearly 100m, the Kegon Falls in #Nikko, #Tochigi Prefecture were formed by lava flows causing wate… https://t.co/97b8vrSDWz
Hector 🅰️ Parayuelos @hecpara - 2018-09-11
Next up is the Senjogahara hike, which takes you along a forest and a marshland before ending at Chūzenji Lake.… https://t.co/M7985IvEAp
Global Daily News @GlobalDailyNew - 2018-09-04
#Tour of the Week! It's a Walk near #Nikko, Tochigi, Japan! View here: https://t.co/oFyYWC60FX #TourGuide https://t.co/tUwwkt23VK
Bankingviews @bankingviews - 2018-09-03
@SamuelMarcLowe Cheers! Also had our honeymoon in Japan! I’d second Mt Koyasan and sleeping in Ryokans. Nikko and L… https://t.co/4bxe41hWuC
Phil ಠ_ಠ ヘルタン @Hertan3 - 2018-09-03
The up the irohazaka; the windiest road I’ve been on! At the top were the beautiful Lake Chuzenji & Kegon Falls https://t.co/N238JWwEBe
Goin’ Japanesque! @Goin_Japanesque - 2018-09-01
Beautiful Nature in Nikko City, Tochigi: Trail Route for Kegon Falls https://t.co/RMv8NNiWz4
we are introducing the… https://t.co/zc3zO1u2z9
Kazuko M. @EstherHawdon - 2018-09-01
'Clouds going above
and coming below ―
autumn sky' Boncho
(lake Chuzenji at Nikko, Hasui Kawase) https://t.co/iI3BxBkZuM
ᴛ ʜ ᴇ ʜ ᴀ ʀ ᴅ ᴛ @therealhardt - 2018-08-30
On The Water by Team Yamanashi in NIKKEN SEKKEI. The site of this building is located in Lake Chuzenji in Nikko cit… https://t.co/HCBcTZbNMy
AndOREAH Fabellini @haerone - 2018-08-27
Popular on 500px : 余晖之恋 by zhuozongping park,jacket,tama-gawa river,lake chuzenji,thinking,footpath,solitude,imperi… https://t.co/zngLmAv6Hp
Vin @MajorSenpai - 2018-08-27
@_Hantori I swear to god this is the Irohazaka road that leads down from Lake Chuzenji back to Nikko. I can't tell… https://t.co/RwyrrLUJ1P
Anna Budich @annaikebana - 2018-08-26
Lake Chuzenji and Onsen in Summer https://t.co/08bRqKqyEK https://t.co/64uj6okuI8
Lulu Quizon1 @LuluQuizon1 - 2018-08-25
@sophiazoned I would take them at Lake Chuzenji.
#ALDUBOnAndOn https://t.co/2dgJRuI1L6
• K U R O • 🌸 @Kuro_Cosplay - 2018-08-23
@UteLandwehr Yep, chuzenji lake 👌
Brian L. Goldbeck @BrianOTheWorld - 2018-08-21
Near Nikko also visited Lake Chuzenji (US Embassy Tokyo used to have a summer lodge there) as well as Kegon falls.… https://t.co/IjnohZ1VR9
Masterpiece of Japan @JapanTraCul - 2018-08-20
'Shore of Lake Chuzenji' by Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945) https://t.co/wif7I6myAx
Cool Photos @photosocool - 2018-08-16
ITAP of a paddle boat at Lake Chuzenji https://t.co/ouVw4HwZBE
EnigmaDave @EngimaDave - 2018-08-10
@MaraWakaJa Blame Buddhist pilgrims on their way to Lake Chuzenji as they used this 48 curve path well before the r… https://t.co/UaiJ36Bwbf
M_M @mui_m_mui - 2018-08-07
On route to Chuzenji Temple... it was a nice, quiet and scenic long walk along Chuzenji Lake before you reach the t… https://t.co/TUDdx2hIz3
Alex Dean @deanSmacked - 2018-08-02
The beautiful Kegon Falls, located at Lake Chūzenji (source of the Oshiri River) in Nikkō National Park near the ci… https://t.co/Iul3q6ySHq
biancoALnero @biancoALnero - 2018-08-01
String of Pearls - Lake Chuzenji, Japan

📷 Cole Thompson

#NaturePhotography https://t.co/KR1iG1Dewi
P'Plia @guplia - 2018-07-27
Just posted a photo @ Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/zJXIhBKnbI
Kaiju Battle @KaijuBattle - 2018-07-26
Yuji Sakai Godzilla 1962 Showdown of Lake Chuzenji Resin Kit https://t.co/WZ8eNRCh3s
Pragyaparomita @pragyaparomita - 2018-07-21
Just posted a photo @ Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/2i6Z15gUwg
nadiah faisal @naddF - 2018-07-16
Chuzenji Lake, Nikko Japan | A lake between mountains.
Photo processed using Lightroom. 🙃 https://t.co/H7fuZnFTwU
Wellness4all.co @Wellness4allC - 2018-07-14
'Lake Chūzenji, Nikko' , posted by /u/route-eighteen -- see the reddit comments at: https://t.co/cL38oXxD4Xhttps://t.co/LxTuvcWp2w
AndOREAH Fabellini @haerone - 2018-07-11
Popular on 500px : Be free by nachozitsev lake,idyllic,outdoor pursuit,mountain,mirror lake,june lake,standing wate… https://t.co/olVj7ld1Wq
Masterpiece of Japan @JapanTraCul - 2018-07-07
'Shore of Lake Chuzenji' by Shotei Takahashi (1871-1945) https://t.co/C4VM0C0vNs
/r/travel @rslashtravel - 2018-07-05
Lake Chuzenji in Nikko Japan was breathtaking - https://t.co/qYg9sVYx5t


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