Irohazaka Route

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  • Address: Japan, 〒321-1445 Tochigi Prefecture, Nikko, 細尾町
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:20 Mins
  • Tags: Scenic Drive, Family And Kids

Irohazaka Route - Review

Wondering why is a route on the must-see places in Nikko?! Hold on till you get here.

A zigzag road, full of breath-taking foliage, the Irohazaka Routes is a scenic drive perched in the lap of mountains on the Route 120 between central Nikko city and Lake Chuzenji. Constructed in 1954, this a route accommodating 48 hairpin turns! Apparently, the 48 bends represent each letter of the Japanese alphabet. This is where the attraction even derives its name from – the first three alphabets i, ro and ha.

Definitely, not for someone who is faint-hearted or prone to motion sickness, as this route is sure to cause some serious locomotion!

Irohazaka Route Information

  • If you plan to drive down, drive with your headlights on.

How To reach Irohazaka Route by Public Transport

  • Routes buses or buses to Lake Chuzenji and Kegon Waterfall.

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TripHobo Highlights for Irohazaka Route

  • Irohazaka Route Address: Japan, 〒321-1445 Tochigi Prefecture, Nikko, 細尾町
  • Irohazaka Route Timing: 24-hrs
  • Irohazaka Route Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Irohazaka Route(preferred time): 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Irohazaka Route: 00:20 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Irohazaka Route

  • 4.66% of people who visit Nikko include Irohazaka Route in their plan

  • 42.86% of people start their Irohazaka Route visit around 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Irohazaka Route

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Irohazaka Route

People normally club together Kanmangafuchi Abyss and Kegon Falls while planning their visit to Irohazaka Route.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Irohazaka Route Trips

Irohazaka Route, Nikko Reviews

  • I saw a flying Toyota MR-2 SW20 and an AE86 panda trueno in the 33rd corner.

  • I totally fall in love this route, that's i have chance to drive a car on there...Awesome so Awesome 👍💛🎌

  • It's common to see flying SW20 MR2'S in the 33rd corner

  • Why i loved it beacuse its in initial d

  • nice road

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