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Lake Chuzenji-ko

Travel Guide - Lake Chuzenji-ko

InformationInformation

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

ClosedClosed

  • 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

TweetsTweets

𝘑'𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘢𝘪𝘦 @tinagongdagat - 2020-01-13
nikko world heritage sites: done ☑️

day 2 starts now (well after i take a bus to lake chuzenji and kegon falls) 💕💕… https://t.co/HGaqudXFak
Lena @Overpickled - 2019-12-31
Visiting Lake Chuzenji and Kengo Falls! Sadly the cable cars are down bc it's too windy 😔 https://t.co/lcxelyQsL0
Viren Lall @virenlall - 2019-12-30
Frozen. Icicles form at the edge of the banks of the Chuzenji lake.
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#chuzenji #frozen #thisisjapan #nikko… https://t.co/NAGtN6IW4E
Viren Lall @virenlall - 2019-12-30
Preparing for tomorrow. Sun sets on the mountains of the highest lake in japan, Chuzenji
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#chuzenji #sunset… https://t.co/vhnWf6vhDm
Sherry Leybovich @planourvacation - 2019-12-29
Another full day of touring: Nikko Toshogu Shrine , Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls. High temp for the day was low to… https://t.co/AC0wejT2ps
Viren Lall @virenlall - 2019-12-29
Kegon falls. One of Japan’s 3 best falls drop to 90 meters into a deep gorge. 5 minute away from lake chuzenji, the… https://t.co/SFCA2kILH4
Viren Lall @virenlall - 2019-12-29
Right next to Kegon falls is Lake Chuzenji, the highest lake in Japan with snow all around its 15km perimeter. Here… https://t.co/imnGQ9mHWo
Alfie Goodrich @AlfieJapanorama - 2019-12-24
Beautiful morning up at Lake Chuzenji. And the sunrise over Irohazaka was something else. Happy Christmas everyone.… https://t.co/COAxIiQwsx
Masterpiece of Japan @JapanTraCul - 2019-12-24
Shore of Lake Chuzenji, by Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945) https://t.co/HUInkuHEWH
✨Kirakira Ikemen Rido✨준면이는 베이비야♥🏝️ @CottonToegbaeg - 2019-12-23
Cotton babies on a vacation - Lake Chūzenji & Kegon Falls at the Nikkō National Park, Tochigi Prefecture.

#면토끼 a g… https://t.co/bu03u0YIUf
✨Kirakira Ikemen Rido✨준면이는 베이비야♥🏝️ @CottonToegbaeg - 2019-12-23
Cotton babies on a vacation - Lake Chūzenji & Kegon Falls at the Nikkō National Park, Tochigi Prefecture.

#면토끼 a g… https://t.co/bu03u0YIUf
✨Kirakira Ikemen Rido✨🌟You shine like the stars🌟 @CottonToegbaeg - 2019-12-23
Cotton babies on a vacation - Lake Chūzenji & Kegon Falls at the Nikkō National Park, Tochigi Prefecture.

#면토끼 a g… https://t.co/bu03u0YIUf
준면이는 베이비야♥ 🏝️Happiness is right NOW 🏝️🐰 @CottonToegbaeg - 2019-12-23
Cotton babies on a vacation - Lake Chūzenji & Kegon Falls at the Nikkō National Park, Tochigi Prefecture.

#면토끼 a g… https://t.co/bu03u0YIUf
Vox Prudentia @VoxPrudentia - 2019-12-21
@RuthanneDeutsch It takes 3 hrs by train to get there from Tokyo, but it was worth every minute to me. My only regr… https://t.co/IBvV1fqMt7
Vox🎄Prudenti-fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la @VoxPrudentia - 2019-12-21
@RuthanneDeutsch It takes 3 hrs by train to get there from Tokyo, but it was worth every minute to me. My only regr… https://t.co/IBvV1fqMt7
Coup Dat (vacation mode) ⚜️ @floridalease - 2019-12-19
Kegon Falls and Lake Chuzenji https://t.co/MyVTCgVhJa
Melissa Ebarvia @MokmaiMeme - 2019-12-16
“Wild lake of my mind,
reflect the calm colors of
my thoughts, dreams, fond hopes.”
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#LakeChuzenji #Tokyo… https://t.co/IyvnTJEKbf
Rafael@JPN @norisannlove - 2019-12-14
Lake Chuzenji in Autumn.
Kobobi コボビ @konatiboi - 2019-12-09
Went to Nikko this weekend and saw Ryuzu Falls, Lake Chuzenji and climbed another mountain.

It was gonna be Mt. Na… https://t.co/hJDSvvCqgv
Lukeinshot @lukeinshot - 2019-12-08
Best Scene Of Kegon-no-taki in Nikko

Maple's red is all over the mountains with Chuzenji Lake in them. The 99-mete… https://t.co/yuk7qNWFXE
Dan @heartisblazing - 2019-12-05
Now that I think of it, there’s a lot of places I didn’t get to visit:

• Odaiba & Yokohama
• Robot Restaurant
• La… https://t.co/qJAci24gJl
🎄 Sho-santa 🎄 @shosakauk - 2019-12-05
Remember when I said my sister and I went to Japan last year to celebrate our birthdays together?

Well, enjoy my n… https://t.co/13MsJCn1Gi
Jungko @jkisjungko - 2019-12-04
Just posted a photo @ Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/tB9JyFgjJA
Bek Hobbes of Shada @Greebohobbes - 2019-12-02
Chūzenji Lake in Shimozuke Province, 1860, by Hiroshige II art

Shimotsuke chūzenji kosui (下野中禅寺湖水. Print shows a v… https://t.co/6L5Yj0Sxpr
PhiloPetch💎 @PhiloPetch - 2019-12-01
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#SSxJAPAN2019 #DAY3 #chuzenji #kegonfalls @ Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Waterfall https://t.co/R9o36EICE0
Joseph W. Handley @jwhandley - 2019-11-30
Our final evening and a bit of snow this AM... For more pictures: https://t.co/5AW3b5Grxd @ Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/C3CUwmfKFa
central design @centraldesign_ - 2019-11-29
On The Water by Team Yamanashi in NIKKEN SEKKEI. The site of this building is located in Lake #Chuzenji in #Nikko c… https://t.co/AtpwkipPX9
Alfie Goodrich @AlfieJapanorama - 2019-11-26
Lake Chuzenji, October 2018. Last shot of the day during a big job I did for Expedia last year. Drove to Niigata st… https://t.co/C9sWRTomNl
Goddeh 🍀 @TheGreatWombomb - 2019-11-25
@Blue_Variance I wanted to, I stayed on the north side of Chuzenji lake, but I was only there two nights and it was… https://t.co/E1SjxvGVkF
Dr. Apolotary @parhelion318 - 2019-11-24
@TheBrotographer That’s Chuzenji lake from Nikko, Japan on photos lol https://t.co/uQI3IrcKer

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