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Nikko

About Nikko

"Never say 'kekko' until you've seen Nikko," kekko meaning satisfied, magnificent or beautiful. Nikko is home to the Nikko National Park and home to the mausoleums​ of the Tokugawa shoguns. The 1,000 samurai parade is held every May 18th and Oct. 17th to commemorate the 1617 enshrinement. Nikko is a popular sightseeing and vacation spot for locals, with everything from shrines, national forests and amusement parks.

Sights in Nikko

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Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine

This Shinto shrine is part of the "Shrines and Temples of Nikko" and the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Ieyasu i

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Kegon Falls

The only outlet for Lake Chuzenji, which was formed by the natural damming of a river after Mount Nantai erupted, this waterfall has a 97-meter​ drop. A dozen o

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Lake Chuzenji

Lake Chuzenji is a large lake in Nikko and part of the Nikko National Park. The lake was formed by the eruption of Mount Nantai, which can be viewed to the Nort

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Ryuzu Waterfall

This waterfall flows over 210 meters of stair-casing volcanic rock, and splits into two separate waterfalls just before the drop. From May to June flowers calle

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Tobu World Square

This theme park exhibits more than a hundred 1:25th scale replicas of famous buildings from around the world, including UNESCO-designated World Cultural and Her

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Edo Wonderland

Edo Wonderland is a theme park where you can experience a reproduction of an Edo period village.

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Kinugawa-Onsen Station

Located in Nikko, this station opened in 1919 as Shimo-Taki Station. It was renamed Kinugawa Onsen Station in 1927 and provides access to nearby attractions suc

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Taiyu-in Temple

Located in the historical city of Nikko, this is the mausoleum of Iemitsu, the third Tokugawa shogun, who established the feudal system of the Tokugawa shogunat

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Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa

This site is a historic park in Nikko consisting of gardens and an imperial villa that originally was the retreat for the Taisho emperor when he was the crown p

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Yudaki Waterfall

70 meters in height and 110 meters in length, this waterfall is created from the water of Lake Yunoko. There is an observation deck overlooking the waterfall of