Waterfalls near nikko

This small waterfall is located next to the Takino shrine. The area is really peaceful compared to the busy Tosho-gu shrine.

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Country: Japan
Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tochigi-ken
City : Nikkō-shi
District : Hangakimen
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Taiyu-in Mausoleum (taiyū-in reibyō,大猷院霊廟)

Taiyu-in is the mausoleum of Japan’s third Tokugawa Shogun, Tokugawa Iemitsu.

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Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tochigi-ken
City : Nikkō-shi
District : Sannai
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Futarasan shrine (futarasan jinja,二荒山神社)

The Futarasan shrine is a shinto shrine located in the city of Nikko. The famous sacred bridge crossing the Daiya river in Nikko also belongs to the shrine.

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Area : Kanto area
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City : Nikkō-shi
District : Sannai
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Nikko Toshogu shrine (Tōshō-gū,東照宮)

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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District : Sannai
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Nikko Shinkyo Bridge (shinkyō,神橋)

The Nikko Shinkyo Bridge is located at the entrance of the Shrine and Temple area, it is a very ancient bridge traditionally used by pilgrims to reach the shrines. For a small fee you can walk on the bridge if observing from afar is not satisfying enough.

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Nikko’s Tobu Station area

The Nikko Tobu station area is a lovely place with several shops but more importantly, it is where you can take various buses that will bring you to the Toshogu Shrine, Chuzenji lake and more… While you are there, why not also rent a yukata or a kimono?

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Area : Kanto area
Prefecture : Tochigi-ken
City : Nikkō-shi
District : Matsubarachō
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