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Things to Do in Nikko

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Chugu-shi
A subshrine of the Futara-san Shrine at Tosho-gu, this is the...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Chuzen-ji
A subtemple of Rinno Temple, at Tosho-gu, the principal object...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Dragon's Head Falls
If you've budgeted an extra day for Nikko, you might want to...
Bodies of Water Nikko
 
Edo Wonderland
Edo Wonderland, a living-history theme park a short taxi ride...
Museum Village Nikko
 
Futara-san Jinja
Nikko's holy ground is far older than the Tokugawa dynasty, in...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Hon-den of Tosho-gu
The Hon-den (Main Hall) of Tosho-gu is the ultimate purpose of...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Jakko Falls
Falling water is one of the special charms of the Nikko National...
Bodies of Water Nikko
 
Jigen-do
Tenkai (1536–1643), the first abbot of Rinno Temple, has his...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Kegon Falls
More than anything else, the country's most famous falls are...
Bodies of Water Nikko
 
Lake Chuzenji Ferry
Explore Lake Chuzenji on chartered 60-minute boat rides....
Tours Nikko
 
Monument to Masasuna Matsudaira
Opposite the Sacred Bridge, at the east entrance to the grounds...
Memorials / Monuments Nikko
 
Rinno-ji
This temple belongs to the Tendai sect of Buddhism, the head...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Rinzo of Tosho-gu
The Sutra Library (Rinzo) of the Toshu-gu Shrine is a repository...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Sacred Bridge
Built in 1636 for shoguns and imperial messengers visiting the...
Bridges / Tunnels Nikko
 
Shinkuyu of Tosho-gu
A flight of stone steps brings you to the front gate of the Toshu-gu...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Taiyu-in Mausoleum
This grandiose building is the resting place of the third Tokugawa...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Tosho-gu
With its riot of colors and carvings, inlaid pillars, red-lacquer...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Tosho-gu Pagoda
The west gate of Rinno Temple brings you to Omote-sando, a path...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Treasury House
An unhurried visit to the precincts of Tosho-gu should definitely...
Museums / Galleries Nikko
 
Umagaeshi
In the old days, the road became too rough for horse riding...
Viewpoints Nikko
 
Urami Falls
A poetic description says it all and still holds true: "the water,"...
Bodies of Water Nikko
 
Yakushi-do
Near the Toshu-gu belfry you'll see a tall bronze candelabrum...
Religious Sites Nikko
 
Yomei-mon
The centerpiece of Tosho-gu is the Yomei-mon (Gate of Sunlight)...
Religious Sites Nikko
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