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Lake Chuzenji, Nikko
(3.8/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Escape the urban jungle and find peace at Lake Chuzenji, created 20,000 years ago when the eruption of Mount Nantai blocked a river. Every season offers something special to behold, like the blooming of cherry blossoms in spring, bird-watching and hiking in summer, vibrant fall foliage, and the lake's winter festival. Admire the vacation houses built by European embassies around the shoreline, or head to Akechidaira Peak via cable car to experience a panoramic view of this natural haven. The lake drains through the 97 m (318 ft) Kegon Falls; visit the small village nearby for shopping, relaxation, dining, and plenty of parking. For Lake Chuzenji and beyond, use our Nikko holiday planner to get the most from your Nikko vacation.
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  • 到日光住宿區就選在中禪寺湖旁,記得那晚下著綿綿細雨,湖上一片漆黑,開著落地窗,與三五好友把酒言歡,迎著絲絲的涼意,怡然自得! 早晨的湖面上,望去一片輕煙,霧濛濛的,遠處山巒忽隱忽現,小鴨跟在母鴨後面展現活力,太陽升起,煙霧散去,清澈湖景,讓人眼睛為之一亮,值得造訪! 
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 秋天來到這裡只能用美畫一副來形容,平靜清澈的湖水讓人心曠神怡,每個角度都會有不同感覺,若時間允許建立可以來這附近住上一晚,應是不錯的享受,