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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

Peter Foreman @PeterAForeman - 2019-10-21
#Autumn colours are ablaze .. #nikko Lake Chuzenji #japan 🍂 🇯🇵 https://t.co/AKrzVDl7C4
raveman @rave21392 - 2019-10-21
@ColonelWoodrow It is! I wish it doesn't get dark so early in japan. I wanted spend more time in lake chuzenji and… https://t.co/mPUkqSzHgB
Vacations & Travel @vacationsmag - 2019-10-19
No trip to #Nikko would be complete without a visit to the vast Lake Chuzenji. Explore the area via the hiking cour… https://t.co/MZ2mdkAJyw
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-10-18
Something I noticed about Nikko and Lake Chuzenji: there are no convenience stores at all!

There are restaurants,… https://t.co/dLkoNAQb23
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-10-17
This place in orange is the observatory deck to see Lake Chuzenji and 男体山.

Red marks the bus terminal to/from Nikk… https://t.co/jiefxjs6GX
Masterpiece of Japan @JapanTraCul - 2019-10-17
Shore of Lake Chuzenji, by Shotei Takahashi (1871-1945) https://t.co/6dwGok3qmF
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-10-14
Lake Chuzenji seems relatively untouched by Typhoon Hagibis. In fact, tweets from there do look nice.
Anjar @__anjar - 2019-10-12
@mai__minhyun How about today???
My friend lives around Lake Chuzenji 😱
Edmund Edgar @edmundedgar - 2019-10-12
If you're in Tokyo after devcon, and transportation all over Kanto isn't totally wrecked when you wake up tomorrow,… https://t.co/bkq00OHCkq
🦊 마이 황 | マイ ファン 🌌 @mai__minhyun - 2019-10-12
@__anjar Area near chuzenji lake is in evacuation advisory level 4
Maybe your friend already received the evacuati… https://t.co/QU1pM1BK8c
🦊 마이 황 | マイ ファン 🦊 @mai__minhyun - 2019-10-12
@__anjar Area near chuzenji lake is in evacuation advisory level 4
Maybe your friend already received the evacuati… https://t.co/QU1pM1BK8c
Brian Cicioni @brianmayroam - 2019-10-10
How do you feel about aerial trams? The Akechidaira Ropeway in Nikko glides at 86 meters (282') above the mountain… https://t.co/mZOXM3BsBl
Vacations & Travel @vacationsmag - 2019-10-10
No trip to Nikko would be complete without a visit to the vast Lake Chuzenji. Found in Nikko National Park, the lak… https://t.co/Af0w6MqfVX
ChasingFoodDreams @FoodDreamsCFD - 2019-10-09
Today's trip was in Nikko where Lake Chuzenji resides. Created from an eruption of Mount Nantai, the view is sumply… https://t.co/mH3fmSjdk2
ChasingFoodDreams @FoodDreamsCFD - 2019-10-09
Today's trip was in Nikko where Lake Chuzenji resides. The view is sumply breathtaking and the sky was just perfect… https://t.co/cwF17Y3HV0
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-10-09
I don't know how to plan visiting Nikko. Sure I could just follow the typical day trip, but I also want to go into… https://t.co/NNiLqw2iYU
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-10-09
I have a feeling that one day alone isn't enough for Lake Chuzenji, even if the sights of Nikko city alone is done on a separate day.
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-10-09
[Lake Chuzenji plans]
-Nikko station is at red circle
-Visit two waterfalls, one at the top of Irohazaka (green lin… https://t.co/jxmzohmWi2
Shawne Benson @shawnethegirl - 2019-10-04
@webpablo Loved Nikko! We rented a car and stayed at a ryokan overlooking Lake Chuzenji. Was so lovely to explore t… https://t.co/Vf08WzRBnT
みかんずき・梅雨@秋 @mikanzukituyu02 - 2019-10-03
【Notice! From October 1st, National Route 120(National Highway 120) “No.2 Irohazaka” has become almost one-way.】
T… https://t.co/u74J3HuIBT
Japan In Ethiopia @JapanEthiopia - 2019-09-30
#KEGON FALLS (KEGON TAKI) located in Nikko, Tochigi prefecture, is one of the top three #waterfalls in Japan. It fl… https://t.co/Na9OukAtbE
Terence @refdeacon - 2019-09-19
Day 5 - Kegan Falls, Lake Chūzenji and the view from our window at Hotel Kanaya, #Nikko. Off to Yokohama tomorrow.… https://t.co/G1Vv95dMml
黒い手 @askanioff - 2019-09-19
@AlamyContent #AlamyPOTM #中禅寺湖 #theravada Image ID: WW7X92 Theravada monk taking pictures of sunset in Lake Chuzenj… https://t.co/u11SfzVGXf
Brian Cicioni @brianmayroam - 2019-09-17
Arrived in #Nikko 24 hours ago. This small city in the Tochigi prefecture is a popular day trip from Tokyo. The Toc… https://t.co/YYGWtZWA1x
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-09-17
I'm not so sure about visiting Mount Mitake not long after hiking around the Lake Chuzenji area.
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-09-17
I'm not so sure about visiting Mount Mitake not long after hiking around the Lake Chuzenji area.
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-09-17
I'm not so sure about visiting Mount Mitake not long after hiking around the Lake Chuzenji area.
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-09-17
Oh man. I don't know how I'm going to plan visiting places around Nikkō and the nearby Lake Chuzenji areas.

The gu… https://t.co/jCjJvdhIpW
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-09-17
Oh man. I don't know how I'm going to plan visiting places around Nikkō and the nearby Lake Chuzenji areas.

The gu… https://t.co/jCjJvdhIpW
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-09-17
Oh man. I don't know how I'm going to plan visiting places around Nikkō and the nearby Lake Chuzenji areas.

The gu… https://t.co/jCjJvdhIpW
Ian Ference @IanFerence - 2019-09-13
@3DbyElisa OK so here's a copy of the same card on standard U&U stock: https://t.co/PQdFJX717z - this means that th… https://t.co/cBn2Psg0x3
MOMO @zodiacaldust - 2019-09-13
@3DbyElisa Thank you for sharing a precious stereo, Elisa. 😊It must be Lake Chuzenji located in Nikko National Park… https://t.co/nWrfea5JrG

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