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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This amazing tour will immerse You in a fantasy land Solokh-Aul, located in the upper reaches of the river the Shah, nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the main Caucasian ridge!
This amazing 10-hour tour will immerse You in a fantasy land Solokh-Aul, located in the upper reaches of the river the Shah, nestled amidst the majestic peaks of the main Caucasian ridge!
Going on the path, the group will travel almost the entire Adler and Dagomys will turn to a cozy mountain road in the direction of Solokh-Aul. The track is immersed in the green forests of Colchis, on the left winds the river West Dagomys, and see an amazing panorama of the surrounding mountain ranges. Rotate, another one and now the road rises on a slope of an extinct volcano, this is where stone flows a long time the cooled lava hanging over the highway, here at the observation deck the group will make a stop.
And here You have reached one of the goals of our trip – Holy cross monastery. Here guests will learn the history of the monastery, sees relics in the Orthodox Church (icons, particle of the Holy cross, relics of saints), as well as will divide the monastic meal. Everyone can communicate with the priest, put candles for health, for peace, to order a prayer, buy icons, spiritual literature.
After the monastery, the group is sent to the home of the Russian tea – house Koshman. Here You will see tea plantations, Continue reading
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.
Escape to the edge of the earth
China: extreme adventures in the company of one billion people
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