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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

Rafa Fdez Alonso @rfalonso - 2018-12-07
Kegon Waterfall is the most famous of Nikko's 48 waterfalls, it falls 97 metres from Lake Chuzenji straight down to… https://t.co/RfD8D5qqrp
Maru @midnightr0se - 2018-12-03
Autumn at Lake Chuzenji, Tochigi.

Inspired by Kawase Hasui’s woodblock prints 🍂

Textured Acrylics & Gouache on f… https://t.co/8Ysza9rlYX
Maru @midnightr0se - 2018-12-03
Autumn at Lake Chuzenji, Tochigi.

Inspired by Kawase Hasui’s woodblock prints 🍂

Textured Acrylics & Gouache on f… https://t.co/8Ysza9rlYX
Maru @midnightr0se - 2018-12-03
Autumn at Lake Chuzenji, Tochigi.

Inspired by Kawase Hasui’s woodblock prints 🍂

Textured Acrylics & Gouache on f… https://t.co/8Ysza9rlYX
Maru @midnightr0se - 2018-12-03
Autumn at Lake Chuzenji, Tochigi.

Inspired by Kawase Hasui’s woodblock prints 🍂

Textured Acrylics & Gouache on f… https://t.co/8Ysza9rlYX
ロレッタ♡Loretta @KemushiJP - 2018-12-02
Hello from Nikko!🍁🎌

Managed to catch the last leg of Autumn at this mountaintop wooden fortress on lake Chuzenji.… https://t.co/ikjfnjfJdY
☻Trouble Peach☻ @cilchimera - 2018-12-01
@kaillemarie I remember this sign when I went in 2015 and I remember going and having a proper walk around. Man. Ni… https://t.co/G84HDR2Lh1
Hitesh Giri @champhitesh - 2018-11-27
Lake Chūzenji is a scenic lake in Nikkō National Park in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It was creat… https://t.co/BCZHnZxlmk
Lyca Racela @laicaracela - 2018-11-12
Every leaf speaks bliss to me. - Emily Bronte

#autumn🍁
#nikkojapan
#travelgram
#lycalakwatsera @ Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/v17qVXiApV
Czy Aldovino ザイ。 @zhai_361 - 2018-11-11
Kegon no taki Falls.
#waterfalls #photozhai @ Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Waterfall https://t.co/pUtJXJhmU9
Renita Osim @RenitaOsim - 2018-11-11
Dear Lord, Thank You for your Grace🙏
📸: @melkho @ Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/BcQwMlyIEV
Jim Neal @ydtsocialzing - 2018-11-10
What a beautiful World! : Lake Chuzenji in autumn Nikko Japan by Ph_sekine https://t.co/69zNumtLEg
Carrie Coolidge @carriecoolidge - 2018-11-09
Chuzenji Lake is located in #Nikkō National Park in the Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Less than two hours by #Tobu tra… https://t.co/pXyDtValEm
Carrie Coolidge @luxurybloggers - 2018-11-09
. #Chuzenji Lake is located in Nikkō National Park in the city of #Nikkō, #Tochigi Prefecture, #Japan. Less than tw… https://t.co/CiLMvvr4Hv
Howard Stanbury @Howard_S - 2018-11-08
Now at Nikkō, north of Tokyo. Much cooler and trees changing colour. Up by Lake Chuzenji things are even further ad… https://t.co/kM0Rbt8dKM
F4krenes @Fakrenes - 2018-11-07
@thejanellemj its actually Kegon waterfall, You should also go Chuzenji lake.

Enjoy Japan!!
Your Japan @itsyourjapan - 2018-11-07
Amazing view of Lake Chuzenji 🍂
📸: https://t.co/qCI5s6KbSQ
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#nikko #japan #lakechuzenji https://t.co/WSEn5Fg4ua
Chirassy @nagasawa_d - 2018-11-05
🗾🌅🏞️We visited Lake Chuzenji🌿🍁This lake is located 1,269 meters above sea level at the foot of Nikko's sacred volca… https://t.co/u9IowFl1Gu
Chirassy @nagasawa_d - 2018-11-05
🗾🌅🏞️We visited Lake Chuzenji🌿🍁This lake is located 1,269 meters above sea level at the foot of Nikko's sacred volca… https://t.co/zdSkVM97pz
Japan Travel @JapanTravel - 2018-11-04
We're right in the midst of autumn now and what better way to appreciate nature than on the Akechidaira Ropeway in… https://t.co/YqekNYZkgo
Regiis Resort @RegiisResort - 2018-11-02
A beautiful vista over Lake Chuzenji here in Nikko, Japan.
https://t.co/gMaOyHV8gz
#nikko #japan #tochigi #travel… https://t.co/UHFBwCy4hJ
Celia Minoughan @celiaminoughan - 2018-10-31
#Nikko National Park’s autumn colour is fantastic right now - from the #Irohazaka winding road to #Chuzenji-ko Lake… https://t.co/iHTv67gHJ8
Vice Ganda @SturkVice - 2018-10-31
Experience every shade of autumn at Nikko’s Chuzenji lake area https://t.co/vMC3g4FsS3 via @WAttention.com
Take Mom Along @takemomalong - 2018-10-29
Gorgeous #throwback to a trip to Nikko, Japan. It was close to the time of #SundaySunsets and the fall colours are… https://t.co/6YP7HvWwMM
Tomoya Nakamura @TomNakamura - 2018-10-29
Visited Lake #Chuzenji to see the #autumnleaves but it seems I was a bit late for the season. But, still the scener… https://t.co/Fr39nYHTaN
Professor Amanda Vickery @Amanda_Vickery - 2018-10-28
'Nikko Chuzenji Lake', 1930 by Hasui (1883 - 1957); Japanese woodblock print https://t.co/h5onwB39dL
Spectrum OC16 @oc16tv - 2018-10-28
Discover Lake Chuzenji on this week's 'Ultimate Japan', tomorrow night at 9:30 on Spectrum OC16! https://t.co/KFOVG3vmHI
都知事(元) @tak_revis - 2018-10-24
=== Area: Lake Chuzenji === https://t.co/6P6Jl0zcYD
𝑱𝒆 𝒕’𝒂𝒊𝒎𝒆♥ @chertams - 2018-10-24
Day 4
Nikko Day
🚡No.24 Akechidaira Ropeway >> No.26 Chuzenji Onsen/ Lake⛩, “Kegon Falls”⛲️>> No.7 World Heritage Si… https://t.co/5s11O6cuLV
Ласковая Джа @LaskovajaJah - 2018-10-23
autumn by windstaper | boardwalk,footbridge,sunset lake,pier,lake chuzenji,water\\\'s edge,park bench,model,beautif… https://t.co/9wL7bg5CaK

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