Escape the urban jungle and find peace at Lake Chuzenji, created 20,000 years ago when the eruption of Mount Nantai blocked a river. Every season offers something special to behold, like the blooming of cherry blossoms in spring, bird-watching and hiking in summer, vibrant fall foliage, and the lake's winter festival. Admire the vacation houses built by European embassies around the shoreline, or head to Akechidaira Peak via cable car to experience a panoramic view of this natural haven. The lake drains through the 97 m (318 ft) Kegon Falls; visit the small village nearby for shopping, relaxation, dining, and plenty of parking. To visit Lake Chuzenji on your holiday in Nikko, and find out what else Nikko has to offer, use our Nikko trip planner .
Tours to Lake Chuzenji
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Lake Chuzenji Reviews
中禅寺湖と言えば華厳の滝を連想するかな。ここ奥日光には年に何度も訪れる地。 男体山登山にも登頂成功し、湯元温泉入浴では、温泉寺で入浴、または沼田方面への抜け道で度々使う際に休憩がてら目を休めるために中禅寺湖を見ながら休憩する。いろは坂のヘアピンカーブは、運転していて楽しい道だね。 今回初めて、中禅寺ダムを拝見しダムカードもGet出来ていた。県立日光自然博物館も見学していた。 紅葉シーズンは激混みす... more »Speaking of Lake Chuzenji, i think it reminds me of The Falls of Huaji. This is a place i visit many times a year in Okunikko. He also succeeded in climbing Mt. Mantai, and in the Yumoto Onsen Bathing, he took a break while looking at Lake Chuzenji to take a break when taking a bath at a hot spring temple or frequently using it on a loophole towardnuma. Iroha's hairpin curve is a fun road to drive. For the first time, I saw the Chuzenji Dam and was able to get a dam card. I also visited the Prefectural Nikko Nature Museum. Because the autumn leaves season is very crowded, it is possible to act without encountering the traffic jam when taking a nap in the car which leaves at midnight when it takes a nap in the car which is different from everyone.
Se puede tomar una embarcación que recorre los puntos de interés. Hace varias paradas y se puede bajar si se dispone de tiempo. El paseo es muy relajante. more »You can take a boat that runs through the points of interest. It makes several stops and can be lowered if you have time. The walk is very relaxing.
Went during winter. You can have fun playing with the snow and enjoy the awesome views. Enjoyed it a lot. Make a sure to bring appropriate clothing.
Amazing view in autumn. Breeze from the lake is soothing. Better to walk around around the lake and breath fresh air helps to refresh body and soul. Should try boating in lake and see some fish. One of most scenic view in Nikko.
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