Kegon Waterfalls (kegon-taki,華厳滝)

The Kegon Falls are among Japan’s highest waterfalls and are located next to lake Chuzenji. You can either observe the waterfalls from an observatory near the top or pay to take an elevator down to admire the falls from a lower point of view.

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Country: Japan
Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tochigi-ken
City : Nikkō-shi
District : Chūgūshi
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Waterfalls near Chuzenji Lake, Nikko

You can easily access sites along the shore of Chuzenji lake, like these falls, by bus. These waterfalls are worth visiting if the weather is nice and offer fresh breeze on a hot summer day! They are reached by an easy hike from the main road circling the lake.

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Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tochigi-ken
City : Nikkō-shi
District : Chūgūshi
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Chuzenji Lake (chūzenji-ko,中禅寺湖)

The Chuzenji Lake was created by the eruption of Mount Nantai which blocked and flooded the river. There are many resorts and hotels along the shore of the lake. Nearby sites include the Futara Shrine and the Kegon Waterfalls.

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Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tochigi-ken
City : Nikkō-shi
District : Chūgūshi
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Futarasan Shrine close to Chuzenji lake

This Futarasan Shrine is located close to the Chuzenji Lake and has a happiness trail with a lot of written advices (in Japanese) to live a more harmonious life (I was lucky to have a translator with me)! It is also the entrance to a mountain climbing area (Nantai mountain).

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Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tochigi-ken
City : Nikkō-shi
District : Chūgūshi
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