Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Nikko Toshogu Shrine, where Tokugawa Ieyasu is enshrined, attracts the most attention among the UNESCO World Heritage, "Shrines and Temples of Nikko". The precincts are lined with 55 buildings, including national treasures and important cultural properties, whose beauty is just overwhelmingly gorgeous.
【Access】16min on foot
Nikko Rinnoji Temple
Nikkosan Rinnoji Temple is a collective term for 15 buildings, whose name is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Buddha statues of Nikko's incarnation of sacred mountains are enshrined in the main hall. The beautiful “kongo-zakura,” or Japanese bird cherry tree in front of the main hall is approximately 500 years old, where many tourists visit in spring during the bloom.
【Access】14min on foot
Futarasan Shrine is a prestigious shrine with history where Nikko-san faith originated. The main deity is popular as a gold of blessing and marriage. The Shinkyo Bridge of Nikkosan also belongs to Futarasan Shrine, standing as the entrance to the “Shrines and Temples of Nikko”.
【Access】15min on foot
Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park
Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa is where the Japanese imperial family spent the summer from the Meiji to Showa era. It is an exquisite fusion of the architectural styles of the Edo, Meiji, and Taisho eras, which has been designated as an important cultural property of Japan.
【Access】4min on foot
Nikko Botanical Garden
Nikko Botanical Garden is an educational and research facility which belongs to the University of Tokyo, where you can explore the excitement of nature that Nikko is blessed with. You can enjoy various different flowers from spring to autumn.
【Access】5min on foot
Kanmangafuchi Abyss consists of the beautiful spot created by lava erupting from Mt. Nantai and the clear stream of the Daiya River. You can see the mysterious features of Nikko, such as the stone statue of Fudo Myo-O, and a series of jizo's called "Bake Jizo (ghost jizo)".
【Access】18min on foot
Urami Falls is one of the "Three Great Waterfalls" in Nikko, which is a area known for having many waterfalls. Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and immerse yourself in the mysterious nature.
【Access】5min by car
Lake Chuzenji is approximately 25km in circumference, and the idyllic lakeside spreading out at the foot of Mt. Nantai shows different expressions throughout the four seasons. It is also known as an international resort where summerhouses for foreigners were built during mid-Meiji to early Showa era.
【Access】25min by car
Kegon Falls, where the water of Lake Chuzenji vigorously falls off the cliff at a height of 98mm. You can enjoy the magnificence and the splendid beauty created by nature. The scenery with different colors of the season attracts people throughout the year.
【Access】25min by car