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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

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
Cr4zyFr0g @Cr4zyFr0g - 2019-11-21
Still searching for that less know Japan 🇯🇵 .

Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖, Chūzenjiko) is a scenic lake in the mountains a… https://t.co/2FvIvoTN9e
Cr4zyFr0g @Cr4zyFr0g - 2019-11-21
Still searching for that less know Japan 🇯🇵 .

Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖, Chūzenjiko) is a scenic lake in the mountains a… https://t.co/F5qtbHV1gg
Cr4zyFr0g @Cr4zyFr0g - 2019-11-21
Still searching for that less know Japan 🇯🇵
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Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖, Chūzenjiko) is a scenic lake in the mountains… https://t.co/xrSXcizhNc
JapanHaul @japanhaul - 2019-11-19
The amazing Kegon Fall, one of Japan’s Three Great Waterfalls located near Lake Chuzenji. 🌊

It's almost 100 meters… https://t.co/of6dT9Aczi
Grant Swinbourne @GSwinbourne - 2019-11-17
'Mount Nantai from Lake Chuzenji' by Grant Swinbourne. https://t.co/WJz1Fd53VU
issei @issxxi - 2019-11-16
Lake Chuzenji with autumn colors. The autumnal tints are in full glory now. @ Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/CLIYUrnFgb
うまるちゃん @SeeyaMiss - 2019-11-16
Appreciating my short existence 👧🏻 💕

#tengahjengket #vsco #vscocam @ Lake Chūzenji https://t.co/BODRaawvWF
All Japan Tours @AllJapanTours - 2019-11-12
Located at the foot of Moun Nantai, is the #serene Lake Chuzenji.

Instagram: https://t.co/KUueCJgRpc
Facebook:… https://t.co/vExmPscGXj
Louise Henry @Louise_Henry - 2019-11-09
Just casually hanging out..as you do!
Most visited in #Nikko
Lake Chuzenji (中禅寺湖, Chūzenjiko) is a scenic lake in… https://t.co/k5qLBu5jAZ
issei @issxxi - 2019-11-07
Kegon falls from above, with Lake Chuzenji, Mt Nantai and the city of Nikko. - It's one of the most epic falls arou… https://t.co/mrmmisfShZ
All Japan Tours @AllJapanTours - 2019-11-06
Located at the foot of Moun Nantai, is the #serene Lake Chuzenji.

Instagram: https://t.co/KUueCJgRpc
Facebook:… https://t.co/9feuR9IeOi
missing chalets flowchart ✈🇯🇵 @paintitcat - 2019-11-06
unplanned trip to lake chuzenji, we do have the best tour guide and bus driver 🙏🏻 https://t.co/cv2wWAbyo5
missing japan @paintitcat - 2019-11-06
unplanned trip to lake chuzenji, we do have the best tour guide and bus driver 🙏🏻 https://t.co/cv2wWAbyo5
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-11-05
Furata shrine is related to Mt. Nantai at lake Chuzenji
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-11-05
Headed to Nikko now, but at this time, I don’t think I have the time to explore Lake Chuzenji.
Muchammad Lutfi @hakimping - 2019-11-03
If you don't like fall, you can leaf me alone.
ーHey there, autumn is calling. Stay cozy because I'm spicing things… https://t.co/sVF8ClBCKq
Travel Japan @Travel21JPN - 2019-11-03
【Autumn Lake Chuzenji in Nikko】
'The almost 100 meter tall Kegon Waterfall is the most famous of Nikko's many beaut… https://t.co/jXGjX5o7nF
girl4us.com @girl4us - 2019-11-01
Mother-child Mating [Lake Chuzenji] Sakisui https://t.co/uy81jF52Fm

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