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Akechidaira Observation Area, Nikko
(3.7/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 11月13到訪,紅葉已經落盡,非常可惜。不過,接近日落時分前來,還是看到了不錯的景色。記得用東武套票可以享受纜車折扣。記得,只有單向前往中禪寺湖方向可以到達。 
  • There is a ropeway that is accessible by the two day pass for shuttle bus for which there is big que . I do not think which so much to see the time squandered in waiting for the ropeway is worth it an...  more »
  • [Viewpoint of wheelchair users: get up early morning to watch the morning sun and leaves to sunlight. The feeling across the iroha-Zaka slope and ropeway station parking lot were open because it was early in the morning, parked in a parking lot across the road. A slope there is a little difference, so traveling in a wheelchair is required to note. Nantai mountain Sun and leaves spread out before one's eyes and the Sun. Fresh air when healed better ー.
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