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Irohazaka Route, Nikko

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Travel the spectacular and winding ribbon of Irohazaka Route, which carves its snaking path up and down the mountainous landscape. With a total of 48 hairpins, it's not a drive for the faint of heart--but if you enjoy a bit of a challenge, you'll witness spectacular views across the valley, with observational points along the way. Scenic any time of year, the hills prove particularly memorable from October to early November, as the surrounding trees take on rusty tones. Make Irohazaka Route a part of your Nikko vacation plans using our Nikko trip generator.
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  • There nothing to worry about but thought the ABCs of winter Hill is in the snow are kinda scary?. Climb a little snow, and deliberately, but could do down lanes and is snow removal to clean with confidence, go down. On the cliffs in the middle of an icicle, was a very powerful. But I couldn't stop it.
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  • Twist and turn while climbing the slope on the way to Lake Chuzenji from the city of sunlight. Traffic congestion during the tourist season is famous. This is where drivers is a very nice view to the passengers can enjoy.
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  • Long drive out of Tokyo (3 hours from memory), however this was WELL worth it. I hired a Nissan GTR-R24 Skyline, and loved every moment of the drive, even highway driving to Iroha-zaka. But once at th...  more »