Lake Chuzenji-ko

Travel Guide - Lake Chuzenji-ko

Information

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 Hours

  • Open 24 hours

Closed

  • No closing days

Access / 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 / Location

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Tweets

Bulak @Bulak1925 - 2021-09-23
Appreciating Lake Chuzenji from the summit of Mount Nantai.

#mountainclimbing #autumnclimbing #hiking… https://t.co/PmxmNO604q
reikazuyama @reikazuyama - 2021-09-23
Nikko National Park, Lake Chuzenji, Boat House, Japan, Sep 23, 2021 #senjogahara #nikkonationalpark #park… https://t.co/aJCtE4J2W4
reikazuyama @reikazuyama - 2021-09-23
Nikko National Park, Lake Chuzenji, Boat House, Japan, Sep 23, 2021 #senjogahara #nikkonationalpark #park… https://t.co/aJCtE4J2W4
Peter @stampden - 2021-09-22
In 1896, the British Minister to #Japan, Sir Ernest Mason Satow (1843-1929), built a villa overlooking Lake Chuzenj… https://t.co/6gerlTIZN2
scarecrow ninja @scarecrow_jpn - 2021-09-22
A picture of Chuzenji Lake from the lakeside. https://t.co/HHB1oHJgGL
Japan's Local Treasures @J_LocalTreasure - 2021-09-20
Drive the pair of sharped curved Irohazaka roads between Nikkō with Lake Chuzenji to view superb mountain scenery.… https://t.co/8Va9ug9f2o
scarecrow @scarecrow_jpn - 2021-09-19
At chuzenji lake. https://t.co/XWmajH9zIC
scarecrow ninja @scarecrow_jpn - 2021-09-19
At chuzenji lake. https://t.co/XWmajH9zIC
三本松茶屋 @Sanbonmatsu_EC - 2021-09-19
🚧Announcement🚧

The hiking trail Southern Lake Chuzenji is allowed to walk on from Sep 17.
The construction project… https://t.co/FNOm1zvJ6u
Stars and Stripes Pacific @StripesPacific - 2021-09-13
The Akechidaira Ropeway offers amazing views over Lake Chūzenji and Kegon Falls from the top of a nearby mountain.… https://t.co/xTo9mwumw8
三本松茶屋 @Sanbonmatsu_EC - 2021-09-06
Let's meet in Nikko again this year in autumn!
Enjoy with your loved ones.
Best Places to See Fall Foliage
Lake Chu… https://t.co/vyB53GSj6c
Japan Travel @JapanTravel - 2021-09-03
With temperatures dropping & cool breezes in the air, we're getting excited for all things #autumn! Though we're a… https://t.co/OWDDTntbyU
丸苦「マルク」 @metbit - 2021-08-28
Daytrips in Japan with no destination, film cameras & getting lost with the 友達s
📍Lake Chūzenji (Nikko, Japan 🇯🇵 )… https://t.co/6CJy4Vz227
丸苦「マルク」 @metbit - 2021-08-28
Daytrips in Japan with no destination, film cameras & getting lost with the 友達s
📍Lake Chūzenji (Nikko, Japan 🇯🇵 )… https://t.co/6CJy4Vz227
Infinite Valley @9h0hm - 2021-08-26
Yo dawg, I heard you like fungus, so I put some fungus in your fungus so you can forage while you forage. (Here's a… https://t.co/OpDWoQCNPl
Iedamann@将来を憂える東京都民 @iedarmann - 2021-08-11
@NomadDragon7 Do you know that Kegon fall stops water during night? It's water stream is controlled by valve of Chuzenji lake.
Japan's Local Treasures @J_LocalTreasure - 2021-08-10
Take a cruise on Lake Chuzenji in Nikko #NationalPark. This huge body of water formed 20,000 years ago when sacred… https://t.co/m37f4BWjxw
The Real Japan @TheRealJapan1 - 2021-08-03
Nikko 1-Day Bus Tour :World Heritage of Nikko Toshogu,Lake Chuzenji,Kegon Falls

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TOSHI@Tochigi Ambassador🎉 in Los Angeles, CA🇺🇸 @ToshihiroTochi1 - 2021-07-29
Another fancy cafe, “ZEN Resort Nikko” was newly opened on the edge of Lake Chuzenji, in #Nikko, #Tochigi Pref. It… https://t.co/mq75McUbUA
Peter @stampden - 2021-07-27
A #bench quietly returns to nature overlooking Lake Chūzenji, also called Sea of Happiness, in Nikkō National Park,… https://t.co/LRb0Fpueh4
Shunsuke Iwai @shunsukeiwai - 2021-07-25
AROUND LAKE CHUZENJI: It's a beautiful day. So I take a walk along the shore of Lake Chuzenji. Both Nikko Futarasan… https://t.co/j6BusxcSFS
Shin-Ichiro Matsuzaki (Ichiro) @Lake_sIchiro - 2021-07-18
We hiked Mt. Nikko-Nantai, one of the 100 mountains of Japan. The Futarasan shrine places this mountain as the obje… https://t.co/VUP8uteZ2w
Alfie Goodrich @AlfieJapanorama - 2021-07-13
Moody Lake Chuzenji, whilst I was up there in late 2019 scoping the area out for a shoot for one of my automotive c… https://t.co/vqzadZJtPU
kana @kanawasnthere - 2021-07-12
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Ogi no Mato.

On August 4th, a local archery meet is held on the shores of Lake Chuzenji.… https://t.co/Bg27emyqZi
kana @ holiday arc @kanawasnthere - 2021-07-12
https://t.co/h1ugZbCLYj

Ogi no Mato.

On August 4th, a local archery meet is held on the shores of Lake Chuzenji.… https://t.co/Bg27emyqZi
巣ごもりデジタルクリエイター @8video_vlogs - 2021-07-06
Lake Chuzenji was shining.
The breeze was pleasant.

#vlog

#中禅寺湖
#日光 #栃木
#湖 #lake #japan

#noktonclassic40mm… https://t.co/PSzyj6n8cn
Alfie Goodrich @AlfieJapanorama - 2021-06-28
The Hakozaka: from Nikko up to the top of the mountain, and over to Chuzenji Lake, you have this wonderful road. Tw… https://t.co/6Pap17dzDQ
三本松茶屋 @Sanbonmatsu_EC - 2021-06-21
【CAUTION】
The hiking trail Southern Lake Chuzenji is under construction.
Time: 2021/6/21~2021/11/30

#LakeChuzenji… https://t.co/nQbBCESmBM
Latvia in Japan @Latvia_Japan - 2021-06-18
From 1926–1940 in Tokyo,🇱🇻Latvia was represented by Honorary Consul Mr.Hans Hunter. He was 🇯🇵&🇬🇧citizen, entreprene… https://t.co/NARnySovQC
happytomorrow @ciao_fiore - 2021-06-18
It ’s a video of a trip to Nikko.
Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Futarasan Shrine, Kegon Falls, and Lake Chuzenji are famous… https://t.co/EqS4ni4C3U