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Address: Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture

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Crazy vertical hike through varied terrain (from red volcanic rock to street) that offered great views of the area. Can be done by fit hikers in four hours.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
mxs0755
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crazy vertical hike through varied terrain (from red volcanic rock to street) that offered great views of the area. Can be done by fit hikers in four hours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

During our visit to the lake in early April we were lucky enough to see the summit clearly even though it was a cold day the wind kept the clouds moving. The mountain is a prominent feature of the Lake.

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Nikko, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

A group of friends hiked up Mt. Nantai during the spring. It was a difficult climb, very steap at some points and went wet the trail becomes pretty muddy. But it was worth the effort. Amazing views of Lake Chuzenji and surrounding areas of Oku-Nikko.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

It dominates the lake Chuzen-ji. It is very nice to see the summit covered by clouds. It is mystical. We visited in late September. That was a wonderful season.

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new zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Mount Nantai translated means "man's body mountain" and stands at at 2,486 m high. A very prominent landmark and very sacred like neighbouring Mt Nyoho means 'woman's body'. And I think the third sacred mountain is Mount Taro. Very good views.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

One of the best views of Mt Nantai would have to be from Mt Hangetsu. This can be reached by the bus interchange at Lake Chuzenji until it reaches the car park and the end of the service. From here head to the corner of the car park where the hand rail ends, follow the sign up the mountain trail... More 

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