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Lake Chuzenji

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Address: Chugushi, Nikko 321-1661, Tochigi Prefecture
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Biggest Lake in Okunikko

While traveling in Okunikko hike along the lake. Before going to the trip take a look at the weather forecast.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Nice, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited Lake Chuzenji as a day trip -- to observe the autumn leaf colours. It was really serene, with the leaves almost reaching their peak colours of golden, crimson and maple syrup brown. Against the bright blue sky and the gently-rippling surface of the lake, it was really a sight to behold. There wasn't much to do there, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

While traveling in Okunikko hike along the lake. Before going to the trip take a look at the weather forecast.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived in chuzenji bus stop around 2pm, go to kegon falls first about 1 hour then heading to chuzenji lake with only 5meter sight of view to see beacuse of the fog. we barely cannot see anything.. after waiting about 1hour we decide to leave chuzenji with big regrets for not seeing the beautiful autumn scenery in chuzenji as... More 

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Thank owidyanti
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To be familiar with the places I'd be referring to, you can take a look at the route map which can be accessed at Tobu bus site. I cannot post the link here since it is against the TripAdvisor guidelines. :( Went to Nikko and was intending to hike down from Yumoto-onsen. However, there was intense traffic even before reaching... More 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, you should visit this place in the morning so that you will see the most impressed view. Next, I suggest that you can come here in autumn. For that, you will see the sceneries like seeing the drawing pictures in art museum. Last, all you have to do is relaxing yourself and enjoy the view. I recommend... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I drove there and keep on the way leading up to the hill. There is a short hike, about 20 min, to the observation platform providing you a beautiful view of the lake together with freshest air (and chilling wind in Nov). But, mind that the way back to Nikko city will be twisting with 49 bends.

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Hat Yai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i visited in November, 2016. it's very wide you should take about half a day or one day to see around this lake.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake was bit chilli in early November though there were boat rides available . On the banks were trees red and rust leaves of autumn making it quite scenic . A good walk from the shuttle bus stop .

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Mexico City, Mexico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The scenic route offered autumn breathtaking views, but Go only if you have plenty of time in Nikko. Logistics was complicated as when the bus is full you must wait for the next one...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience was enhanced by the fact that we visited during the autumn season and the scenery was simply stunning. We got off the bus one stop before the lake and took the cable car to the observation point for great views of the lake, mountains and the waterfall. From there we hiked to the lake. The information states this... More 

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