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Akechidaira Observation Area

Hosoo Fukazawa, Nikko 321-1445, Tochigi Prefecture
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stunning views

this ropeway is quite short but it gets you to the top of the mountain where you can see perfectly... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Nice to stop by

We went there on a foggy and rainy day and the management did put out a sign that said visibility... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Hong Kong, China
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“cable car” (4 reviews)
“chuzenji lake” (4 reviews)
“ropeway” (9 reviews)
Hosoo Fukazawa, Nikko 321-1445, Tochigi Prefecture

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

this ropeway is quite short but it gets you to the top of the mountain where you can see perfectly the waterfall, the lake and the village. we arrived around 9am and we didn't have to wait, but later was really busy, there are only...More

Thank Pepusina
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went there on a foggy and rainy day and the management did put out a sign that said visibility is extremely low due to the fog. That's why we didn't get on the ropeway. And we appreciate how the Japanese make things transparent. But...More

Thank jaylowe
Reviewed 23 August 2017

at common, seems like a small place. but when you going to observation place by cable cart. You will feel something magnificent place. especially when you are going this place on falls or winter.

Thank Firman D
Reviewed 22 July 2017

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 L123V
Reviewed 23 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 2 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

1  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
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