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Akechidaira Observation Area

Hosoo Fukazawa, Nikko 321-1445, Tochigi Prefecture
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Foggy, but should be good in clear weather

Ride the Tobu Nikko bus heading for Chuzenji Lake and make the stop at Akechidaira. I was not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
fajaradiartha
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Jakarta, Indonesia
See this by ropeway

There is a ropeway that is accessible by the two day pass for shuttle bus for which there is big... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
pilgrim_gsa
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New Delhi, India
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3 weeks ago
“Foggy, but should be good in clear weather”
26 Oct 2016
“Beautiful view”
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Hosoo Fukazawa, Nikko 321-1445, Tochigi Prefecture

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ride the Tobu Nikko bus heading for Chuzenji Lake and make the stop at Akechidaira. I was not lucky. Arrived here and it was empty because the fog was so thick and no one rides the ropeway..

Thank fajaradiartha
Reviewed 11 November 2016

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 and so this...More

Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It was a very clear day so the views from the observation plateau were stunning. We had a perfect view of Kegon waterfall and Lake Chuzenji. We waited about half an hour to get on the cable car, but it was worth the wait.

Thank Lieke v
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Amazing views of the area, the observation deck is accessed via gondola and is on the bus route up to Lake Chuzenji. Go during spring or autumn for best views.

Thank Dale B
Reviewed 3 November 2015

You will ride a cable car ride to arrive at the Observation area. From here is a magnificent westerly view of Chuzenji Lake and Kegon Falls.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 8 October 2015

It was only on my 3rd attempt (on different days) before I managed to get up to the observation area. The last 2 attempts were unsuccessful as it was windy and the cable car stopped operation. However, when I was up, the sights were beautiful...More

Thank gannn
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I stopped here because I thought it would offer beautiful vistas of the surrounding mountains. The views are decent, not as great as I had wished. I didn't take the trolley because I didn't have time but that could be worth it, and it's quite...More

Thank Devulous
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We took Tobu bus and alighted at stop No. 23. The winding road up to Akechidaira is quite an experience. As it was winter, there was nothing much of viewing at the stop. However, it's worth to take the ropeway up. When you reach the...More

Thank PassionBaker
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Moderately good views of the Kegon Waterfall and of Lake Chujenji on a non-sunny November day. Get off the bus from Nikko to Chuzengiko at the first stop after it finishes the 48 hairpin bends on the ascending road. This is the stop for the...More

2  Thank Trav53
Reviewed 29 June 2014

lets you take in all of okunikko in one sight, including Kegon falls, Mount Nantai and Lake Chuzenji. but be sure to go on a clear day. great that there is a camera at the base of the ropeway, where the staff actually pointed out...More

2  Thank Lionel K
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