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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

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Cr4zyFr0g @Cr4zyFr0g - 2020-07-02
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Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖, Chūzenjiko) is a scenic lake… https://t.co/e5BevkXcZB
Toon Seri Anthraxxxx @anthraxxxx - 2020-07-02
The view of Lake Chuzenji from Mount Hangetsu. It wasn't an easy hike up. https://t.co/ndF4D8gg0p
I Love Japan @ jnto @jntocanada - 2020-06-22
Oku-Nikko is a popular summer resort about 40 minutes by bus from the city center of Nikko. Enjoy nature at Lake C… https://t.co/xlLm9hLQkb
Travel Around the World @WelcomeJap - 2020-06-19
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Nikko is a city in Tochigi, Japan. There are many tourist spots there! Nikko Tosho-gu is a very large shrin… https://t.co/muZq4g4naR
Inbound Three-Way Satisfaction Japan @iTWSjapan - 2020-06-16
Kegon Fall is located at Lake Chūzenji in Nikkō National Park near the city of Nikkō. It is about 100 m tall and is… https://t.co/WX2ZuWRJX9
Craig Ansibin @craigansibin - 2020-06-14
Lake Chuzenji is a large lake with an area of 11.62 square kilometers, and a circumference of about 24 kilometers,… https://t.co/Wuw54MRajm
Photos Discovery @PhotoVintageFr - 2020-06-05
Japon, The Road to Ashio from Chuzenji Lake at Nikko
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Photos Discovery @PhotoVintageFr - 2020-06-04
Japan, Mountain of Nantai and Chuzenji, Lake of Nikko
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Japan Consulate Miami @JapanCons_Miami - 2020-06-03
Kegon Falls
The Kegon Falls is considered one of Japan's most well-known waterfalls. Water from Lake Chuzenji, Japa… https://t.co/wfLGpD4JuE
ムートー @mutoinzai - 2020-05-29
Friday, May 29, 2020.
I fished Salmo trutta & lake char at the lake Chuzenji.

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Rod:Prototype 7.2ft
Re… https://t.co/zWyIa212N3
Anang Mittal अनंग मित्तल @anangbhai - 2020-05-27
Lake Chuzenji. This time was a day trip but I hope to return for a longer stay some day. https://t.co/sFMGaQdlwR
Anang Mittal अनंग मित्तल @anangbhai - 2020-05-27
Once you get to Nikko, you take the bus to Lake Chuzenji. And then you hear it. https://t.co/ESWPCVCo4c
Craig Ansibin @craigansibin - 2020-05-26
Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖, Chūzenjiko) is a scenic lake in the mountains above the town of Nikko. It is located at the fo… https://t.co/ypK5G1l0jy
Baoxing12 @Baoxing12 - 2020-05-17
Kimono man went to Nikko city, in Tochigi.
Did he want to see 'Toshogu'?
No. His purpose is looking for 2 sightseei… https://t.co/XBSNdgb6yg
ばおしん~和装の旅人~ @Baoxing12 - 2020-05-17
Kimono man went to Nikko city, in Tochigi.
Did he want to see 'Toshogu'?
No. His purpose is looking for 2 sightseei… https://t.co/XBSNdgb6yg
ばおしん~地球の旅人~ @Baoxing12 - 2020-05-17
Kimono man went to Nikko city, in Tochigi.
Did he want to see 'Toshogu'?
No. His purpose is looking for 2 sightseei… https://t.co/XBSNdgb6yg
Dropout2Travel @Dropout2Travel - 2020-05-08
Mount Nantai, literally meaning 'Man's body mountain' is a stratovolcano in Nikko National Park, Tochigi, Japan. Ph… https://t.co/7v4FqiLdAO
Alfie Goodrich @AlfieJapanorama - 2020-04-20
Lake Chuzenji. Shot last November, whilst location-scouting for a big job, for a major automotive brand. Hope we'll… https://t.co/ryGYaJMPiA
Nature Tweets @TheNatureTweets - 2020-04-09
Lake Chuzenji, the highest altitude lake in #Japan. Formed in the crater of a volcano. https://t.co/oNrOJ6mn27 https://t.co/Pl2xwJxiew
yamanai.kimi @silv_rainbow - 2020-04-04
@NagiEnglish Thank you! Yes you have to go there, to Chuzenji Lake, Kegon Falls, Shinkyo bridge, and many more ❤❤️
yamanai.kimi @silv_rainbow - 2020-04-03
@NagiEnglish Agree, Japanese nature is so magic it can heal our mind 🌿 Mine is taken from Chuzenji lake, Tochigi at… https://t.co/p6kCcUW7rr
卐 明らめる 卐 @Elucidatus - 2020-03-30
Lake Chūzenji, in the Nikkõ National Park, Nikkō, Tochigi. This wonderfully scenic lake was created over 20,000 yea… https://t.co/kpi8yhmaPw
卐 明らめる 卐 (STAY HOME) @Elucidatus - 2020-03-30
Lake Chūzenji, in the Nikkõ National Park, Nikkō, Tochigi. This wonderfully scenic lake was created over 20,000 yea… https://t.co/kpi8yhmaPw
卐 明らめる 卐 @Elucidatus - 2020-03-19
Lake Chūzenji, Nikkō National Park, Nikkō, Tochigi. This wonderfully scenic lake was created over 20,000 years ago… https://t.co/8lFM2QeVEX
Tim L @NonSansJP - 2020-03-17
Sunset through a massive Torii in Chuzenji Onsen, behind it is lake Chuzenji (I wonder where the town got its name… https://t.co/403scETukZ
Hotel News Resource @1HotelNews - 2020-03-11
The Ritz-Carlton Nikko to Open May 22, 2020: On May 22, The Ritz-Carlton, Nikko will open on the banks of Lake Chuz… https://t.co/fhE4MKhFjI
WeRovin @WeRovin - 2020-03-11
Nikko 1-Day Bus Tour :World Heritage of Nikko Toshogu,Lake Chuzenji,Kegon Falls - https://t.co/PO9a3fGsg7 -… https://t.co/vUIuSSTp2Z
Julien Haye @hayejul - 2020-03-09
Japan travel series - We visited the beautiful UNESCO shrines and temples, the lovely Kegon Falls as well as Lake C… https://t.co/eoolEfkyAU
Cristina de Lera 🎨 @wendi_ - 2020-03-07
The Nikkō spread of my travel sketchbook. We visited for a weekend with friends, escaping the humid Tokyo summer. I… https://t.co/G83COJPKPE
Charr Symposium 2021 JAPAN @2021Charr - 2020-03-05
Lake trout in Lake Chuzenji, Nikko. Lake trout were first introduced from Lake Opeongo, Canada, in 1966, and they c… https://t.co/jxHJvdv8Qr

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