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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. A visit to Akechidaira Observation Area represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Nikko family vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This is a lookout is located in akechidaira ropeway. Overlooking Lake Chuzenji, Kegon Falls, Mt. nantai. Fall foliage viewing season is past, but was still 10 minutes. Just arrived at 2:00 before it was the Sun was. Better to go with the photo desired seems good there in the morning.
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  • 搭公車可以到達, 但要注意公車路線圖, 搭纜車一下子就可以到達觀景平台, 但價錢也不便宜, 觀景平台不大, 主要就是看看風景拍拍照, 逗留時間也不會很久, 但還是蠻推薦花錢上來看一下, 很棒的景觀 
  • Is a wonderful view from the observation deck, but nothing else. Is the place to take pictures, just look. It could be just some time. Is there is a way for people to hike, bear had to caution signs. Given the situation in these days I like to walk in the spring, but I don't know a little.
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