The Nikko Toshogu shrine is dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu (there are many Toshogu shrines in Japan, all dedicated to him) but Ieyasu’s remains are entombed in Nikko. One of the most popular element of this shrine is perhaps the three wise monkeys’s sculpture which symbolise “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”.
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Fierce guardian of Tosho-gu
Torii of Nikko Tosho-gu
Another guardian of Tosho-gu
Getting my Nikko Tosho-gu stamp
Nikko Tosho-gu gate
Ayako sees no evil!
Lavish buildings at Tosho-gu in Nikko
Ayako Gaijin-san and pagoda!
Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil at Nikko Tosho-gu shrine