Akechidaira Observation Area, Nikko

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Enjoy magnificent views of Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls from Akechidaira Observation Area, a plateau near the top of the steep, meandering Irohazaka road. You can take a three-minute cable car on the Akechidaira ropeway to reach the top of the observatory, which is on the way the lake, or you can hike for three to four hours to reach it. The ropeway ride may be cancelled due to bad weather and, if traveling by bus, check the schedule to avoid getting stuck for a while with not much to do. The observatory has a parking with a souvenir shop and a cafeteria. To visit Akechidaira Observation Area on your trip to Nikko, use our Nikko trip planner .
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  • I checked up the Lake Chuzenji and Kegon waterfall shots look from where you from akechidaira know we tried. A ropeway ride 3 minutes. A great enemy scenery. However no restroom on the observation deck and trekking route that has been closed this time of year, ropeway to return.
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  • On their way to Lake Chuzenji after seeing the sunlight Tosho-gu shrine, came for the first time on the observation deck. Iroha slope curve per, Yes, filter, the of in signs and count it climbed in the car on the way there was this Observatory. Roper Wei was used during. Dogs also could go up to Lookout together. From the observation deck overlooking Lake Chuzenji and Kegon waterfall, was also a great space with nantai mountain. From this Lookout can see the whole seen from near the Kegon Falls, but also really clean.
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  • I visited several times both Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Falls, climbs and again goes color is akechidaira I always pass. Elementary school since maybe I might be the first. This time on the eve of the day before snowfall and in 馬返shi of normal tire was closed to traffic. Maybe that's why, despite good weather on weekend traffic is less. It is think what books a few weeks ago was gridlocked in the autumn, but vacant Akechi flat P also aerial tramway and gotten. Perspective arrives in a two-minute aerial tramway, mount nantai, Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Falls is uniform tread the steep cliff. Fall foliage and perfect snow is beautiful, I thought, but just a little bit thin where ink painting in what was.
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