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Lake Chuzenji-ko

Travel Guide - Lake Chuzenji-ko

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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

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 @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
Photos Discovery @PhotoVintageFr - 2020-02-27
Japan, Mountain of Nantai and Chuzenji, Lake of Nikko
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Jera @JeraSky - 2020-02-11
Took this right before I tried walking to the fence but slipped on the ice and almost fell in. True story. Fun time… https://t.co/H8e4k2ASTq
Jera @JeraSky - 2020-02-11
When you run over to go see the temple and everyone else just stays at the lake and misses out on getting to see bo… https://t.co/Otvdph7spv
奥山教授 @fokuyama - 2020-02-06
Brown trout in Chuzenji lake,Nikko Japan.The best time for this fish is from May to mid June.Come and try.
#fishing… https://t.co/V0JVPWHbA4
Wilson Ng @PlacesAndFoods - 2020-02-05
This is Lake Chuzenji and it is a huge lake located in Nikko National Park in Tochigi Prefecture. The Lake Chuzenji… https://t.co/Vc6QChj4PC
Azuma アズマ 休み休みoften rest @AZUMAINTERNATIO - 2020-02-04
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Original song “First Sight” Words & Music Azuma Hiroyuki(Translation)

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I was so glad t… https://t.co/rQU309t1z7
Sup! Sup! 🏝 Nikko @supsup_nikko - 2020-02-03
Sequence, how to enjoy the nature of Lake Chuzenji 🏄‍♂️ https://t.co/0yOH595eGT
Sup! Sup! 🏝 Nikko @supsup_nikko - 2020-02-03
Sequence, how to enjoy the nature of Lake Chuzenji 🏄‍♂️ 場所: Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/RVbbLEbeSA
Raymond Gibbs @raygibbs1 - 2020-02-02
Experience the Best of Nikko Japan in Autumn - Marie's Miles https://t.co/JWTvxjRyg4
Raymond Gibbs @raygibbs1 - 2020-02-02
Mountains and Lake Chuzenji in Nikko, Japan Stock Photo ... https://t.co/H3OyzGgqEw
All Japan Tours @AllJapanTours - 2020-01-23
Lake Chuzenji in #Nikko is a gorgeous body of water surrounded by hiking trails, sightseeing boats, and observatory… https://t.co/nHV7IkDLhq
Masterpiece of Japan @JapanTraCul - 2020-01-19
Shore of Lake Chuzenji, by Takahashi Shotei (1871-1945) https://t.co/qfKQbJyXmA
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

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