Irohazaka Street (Japan) is colored by the surrounding forest, creating a poetic scene, typical of the autumn of Japan. Visitors who want to reach the famous Chuzenji lake will have to cross the 48-bend Irohazaka Pass. This pass is the most beautiful in autumn. The forests on both sides of the pass turn a beautiful red-yellow color. Tourists often stop at the pass to capture the majestic beautiful scenery taken from above.
Irohazaka Pass connects two tourist spots, Nikko city and Lake Chuzenji. Irohazaka Pass connects two tourist spots, Nikko city and Lake Chuzenji. This pass was built in two phases: 1954 and 1965. Visitors can stop at the rest station to take pictures. This station is about 2 km from the end of the road to the pass.
The pass consists of 2 separate paths up and down. The down road has 28 curves with a stop where you can see the waterfall. The 20-turn ramp is only available for vehicles going up to the Akechidaira Plateau.
To admire the majestic panorama of mountains and forests, many photographers choose a shooting angle from above to capture the autumn moment on the Irohazaka pass.