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  • Address: Japan, 〒321-1661 Tochigi-ken, Nikkō-shi, Chūgūshi, 栃木県日光市中宮祠, Nikko
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +81-288542496
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Nature

Legend has it that this is where the mythical battle for the gods of Lake Chuzenji was fought between the Gods of Mt. Nantai and Mt. Akagi.

Thus, this region rights derives its name from the aforementioned legend. Senjogahara literally translates to battlefield. Mt. Nantai emerged as the ultimate victor. The plateau is a great place to stroll around and hike, expanding at about 6 kilometers.

Also popular as Oku-Nikko, meaning “inner nikko”, Senjogahara lies at an altitude of 1400 meters. Offering beautiful visats of the marshland, just sit back, and bask in the surrounding beauty.

During the winter months, the area is usually covered in thick snow, never the less, the beauty of the plateau is worth a catch! To enhance a winter experience here, rent one of the rest houses around.

  • Buses from Tobu Nikko Station to Yumoto Onsen.

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  • Senjogahara Address: Japan, 〒321-1661 Tochigi-ken, Nikkō-shi, Chūgūshi, 栃木県日光市中宮祠, Nikko
  • Senjogahara Contact Number: +81-288542496
  • Senjogahara Timing: 24-hrs
  • Senjogahara Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Senjogahara(preferred time): 06:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Senjogahara: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 18.18% of people who visit Nikko include Senjogahara in their plan

  • 32.5% of people start their Senjogahara visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Senjogahara

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Senjogahara

People normally club together Yunoko Lake and Yudaki Falls while planning their visit to Senjogahara.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • One of the most beautiful places in the world, never mind country. Wide open spaces with mountainous horizons. Very special in any season, from whiteout winter (snowshoes rental available nearby) to floral spring to green lively summer to golden red autumn. Well served by Tobu buses, though you may need to walk up the road to a higher numbered stop to get back on peak season weekend days around sunset.

  • A beautiful place,very easy to walk. You can spent 2 or 3 hours to enjoy the amazing landscape .

  • Have only been here in summer. Can't wait for a visit during peak autumn foliage. One can observe the phenomenon of ecological succession along with panoramic views of Mt. Nantai

  • Gorgeous meadow/wetland. Definite a must when the weather is moody and the sun is low. Really adds to the drama of the place.

  • We went during the first week of Oct and it was just so beautiful esp it was the day after the typhoon had hit nikko. This is a must visit place for those who seeks peace in life lol

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  • Where to you recommend me to start my trail walk to Senjogahara Marshland. Should I start from Ryuzu Falls or at Akanuma shizenjoho center. I am driving to the point. Thank you

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    • The route that begins from Ryuzu Falls to Senjogahara Marshland is more picturesque, however, if you will be driving, it would be better to start it from Akanuma shizenjoho center.

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