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Nikko Tosho-gu

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Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko 321-1431, Tochigi Prefecture
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08:00 - 17:00
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Nikko Tosho-gu

A World Heritage sight in Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is accessible on a bus from the Tobu-Nikko station or the JR Nikko station. It is a large area with many shrines... read more

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A World Heritage sight in Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is accessible on a bus from the Tobu-Nikko station or the JR Nikko station. It is a large area with many shrines and alleys full of historic structures and monuments amidst the lush green surroundings. The area has an entry fee for all visitors.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful location full of magic and Energy. a Big area for visiting, many different Temples, lots of history. A tour guide would be reccomended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This shrine is pretty but at 1300 yen per adult, almost $13 USD, this is so over priced. If you have a chance, visit the surrounding temples/shrines for half the price. There are maybe 8 or 9 others shrines/temples in the same area.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take a walk around beautiful alleys. Lovely atmosphere - even during rainy and cloudy days. We were lucky to experience the annual archery festival in May. You can find there famous three monkeys there - no see, no hear, no speak. Shame the main gate was under renovation. Definitely worth viviting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visiting power spots around Nikko Toshogu Shrine. Finally I got a good luck on Omikuji, Japanese fortune telling paper. 日光東照宮界隈のパワースポット巡り。おみくじで初めて"上吉"を引き当てました! 三猿で有名な建物が改修中なのが残念でしたが、見応えのある色鮮やかな建物ばかりで楽しめました。

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful temples...a highlight of your visit to Japan.was well worth the travel from Osaka with some business friends,

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is in fact nice, but be prepared to pay for everything you see, and you are not allowed to take any photo of the inner part of the temple, even outside of the building. Be prepared that they have many stuff people around who check that you indeed behave (i.e. not touch anything unless you pay, then it... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Toshogu Shrine is a couple of kilometres from the two Nikko train stations, but accessible by a regular shuttle bus that leaves from Tobu Nikko station. There are some steps required and then a short ascent up a medium incline, so the shrine may not be accessible to those with mobility issues. The shrine itself is extensive and impressive.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The UNESCO designated temples in Nikko brings visitors like myself to a period where serenity is considered a virtue, and being away from the connected world like a blessing. The combination of tall pine trees and stone carved steps gives visitors searching for a historically cultural experience in Japan something to look forward to. A word of caution: There are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Spending the day wandering the temples and shrines of Nikko is an amazing experience. Of course, Tosho-gu is not to be missed in any visit to Nikko.

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