Chuzenji lake – the beautiful lake with the trees growing on the banks, is situated at the foot of the sacred volcano Nantai in the upper part of Nikko. The lake was formed by lava flows of the now extinct volcano several thousand years ago. Now this lake is part of the Nikko National Park.
To reach lake Chuzenji you on a twisting mountain road “of Irohazaka”. The road ascends more than 400 meters and is named “Iroha”, because the original old road consisted of 48 hairpin bends, like needles. The same number of letters contained in the Japanese syllabic alphabet, formerly known as “Iroha”. Uphill and downhill are different roads, which makes this mountain the route is quite safe even when driving large tour buses.
Chuzenji Onsen is a touristy hot springs resort, located in the upper part of Irohazaka road, in the Eastern part of the lake. The most exciting part of the resort is the waterfall kegon no taki. It falls with a height of 97 meters. On the Elevator down to the bottom of the waterfall.
Good panoramic view of the waterfall and Kegon lake Chuzenji can be seen from Attidiya fee, walk accessible on foot or using the cable car.
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Having been on any podmoskovnom lake in the height of summer, I want to run from him without looking back and never meet people. Fortunately, many lakes in the world where you will not find mountains of garbage and drunken bathers near the barbecues, and the path to these amazing places will result in a breathtaking journey through beautiful places. We have selected 8 most beautiful Alpine lakes in the world, bathing in which is akin to a sacred rite.
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Like sacred mount Kailash, this lake is a place of pilgrimage for millions of people around the world. But first of all, Manasarovar is revered by Hindus and Buddhists. Pilgrims seeking to perform the rite of ablution and to drink Holy water, will rise to a height of 4557 metres on the Tibetan plateau. The lake is spread over an area of 520 square kilometres, and near its banks there are several hot springs.
Lake Sarez, Tajikistan, m
It is sad that because of jokes about the natives of Central Asia, many have started to forget (or ceased Continue reading
Among so many beautiful lakes there are some that have a special beauty. The color of the water in these lakes is far from familiar to us – if you find yourself in another dimension, in the middle of alien landscapes.
We will tell you about 10 most beautiful colored lakes in the world.
The lake Laguna Verde in Bolivia
Laguna Verde is a salt lake located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who know Spanish, the name of the lake itself speaks for itself – Green lagoon. This name appeared not just so, water here is really green. The lake is located at the foot of the licancabur volcano and the beautiful green tint of the water caused by minerals and other substances, including copper. Color lake is also known for its hot springs.
Lake Bandi-Amir in Afghanistan
This chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes located high in the mountains of the Hindu Kush, in Central Afghanistan. In 2008 they became the first National Park of Afghanistan. The lakes were formed by water that seeps through the cracks in the cliffs and rocks. The reason for this shade – water, rich in minerals.
Lake Pukaki in New Zealand
The water color of lake Pukaki has a separate, own color, which can be called an ice blue. Colorful the lake was formed by glaciers, which melted away many years ago. The lake is replenished with melt water Continue reading