9 Sights in Nikko, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Nikko, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Nikko, Japan.

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1. Shinkyo Bridge

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Shinkyo is a vermilion-painted bridge over the Oya River in Kamibachiishi-cho, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture. It is one of the cultural properties that make up the World Heritage Site "Shrines and Temples of Nikko". It is designated as an important cultural property of Japan.

Wikipedia: 神橋 (JA), Website

2. Ashio Copper Mine

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Ashio Copper Mine

The Ashio Copper Mine was a copper mine located in the town of Ashio, Tochigi, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. It was the site of Japan's first major pollution disaster in the 1880s and the scene of the 1907 miners' riots. The pollution disaster led to the birth of the Japanese environmental movement and the 1897 Third Mine Pollution Prevention Order. It also triggered changes in the mine's operations, which had played a role in the 1907 riots, part of a string of mining disputes in 1907. During World War II the mine was worked by POW forced labour.

Wikipedia: Ashio Copper Mine (EN)

3. Shōyō Garden

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Shōyō-en (逍遥園) is a Japanese garden located next to the Sanbutsudō Hall of Rinnō-ji Temple in Nikkō. It was constructed in early Edo period, but reformed in the beginning of 19th century. The garden was given its name by a Confucian scholar Issai Sato. There is a pond containing carp in the middle; stone lanterns, bridges, bamboo fences, a pagoda, and a small tea house adorn the garden.

Wikipedia: Shōyō-en Garden (EN), Website

4. Futarasan shrine

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Futarasan shrine

Futarasan jinja (二荒山神社) is a Shinto shrine in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is also known as Nikkō Futarasan Shrine, to distinguish it from the Utsunomiya Futarayama Jinja, which shares the same kanji in its name. Both shrines claim the title of ichinomiya of the former Shimotsuke Province. The main festival of the shrine is held annually from April 13 to April 17.

Wikipedia: Futarasan shrine (EN), Website

5. Onsen-ji Temple

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Onsenji Temple is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Yumoto, Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, and is a separate temple of Rinno-ji. The name of the mountain is Mt. Nikko. The honzon is Yakushi Nyorai. In the back of the warehouse, a bathtub is made by drawing hot springs from the source, so that anyone can visit it. The period is from mid-April to late November.

Wikipedia: 温泉寺 (日光市) (JA)

6. Tobu World Square

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Tobu World Square

Tobu World Square (東武ワールドスクウェア) is a theme park in Kinugawa Onsen, Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan. The theme park contains over a hundred 1:25 scale models of famous buildings, including UNESCO-designated World Cultural and Heritage Sites, complete with 140,000 1:25 miniature people.

Wikipedia: Tobu World Square (EN), Website

7. Chūzen Temple

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Chūzenji is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Utagahama on the shores of Lake Chuzenji in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is a separate temple of Rinno-ji Temple, which is registered as a World Heritage Site, and is positioned as the 18th of the Bando 33 Kannon Shrines.

Wikipedia: 中禅寺 (日光市) (JA), Website

8. Takinoo-jinja Shrine

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Takinoo-jinja Shrine

The Takinoo sanctuary (滝尾 神社 (滝尾 神社-no-jinja sailitaire Takio It has been affiliated with the Futarasan sanctuary in the same city, and is one of Nikkō's sanctuaries and temples listed as World Heritage of Humanity since 1999.

Wikipedia: Takinoo-jinja (FR), Website

9. 報徳二宮神社

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Hotoku Ninomiya Shrine is a shrine located in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture. The gods are Ninomiya Takanori, the gods of the gods, Ninomiya Sonko, and Takashi Tomita, a high brother of Taketoku. The old business is prefectural shrine.

Wikipedia: 報徳二宮神社 (日光市) (JA)


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