One of the representative UNESCO World Heritage sites of Japan is the “Nikko no Shaji” (Shrines and Temples of Nikko, Tochigi). It is composed of 103 buildings and structures and their surrounding historic remains (cultural landscape) such as Nikkotoshogu, with its magnificent Yomeimon Gate, enshrining Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Shogun of the Edo Shogunate; Mt. Nikko Rinnoji Temple that has Taiyuin Mausoleum which enshrines third Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu; and Nikko Futarasan Shrine which enshrines Mt. Nantaisan which is the main peak of the Nikko mountain range, as an object of worship. Here, we introduce you to must-visit hot spots when traveling to shrines and temples of Nikko.
Taiyuin’s Main Hall, Mt. Nikko Rinnoji Temple
Mt. Nikko Rinnoji Temple’s Main Hall (Sanbutsu-do Hall) *Under renovation until March 2020
Taiyuin Mausoleum’s Yasha-mon Gate, Mt. Nikko Rinnoji Temple
Futarasan Shrine’s Kanbashi Bridge
Futarasan Shrine’s Hall of Worship
Futarasan Shrine’s Main Hall
●Mt. Nikko Rinnoji
●Nikko Futarasan Shrine
●0288-54-0535 (Nikko Futarasan Shrine Office)
●8:00-17:00(April –October) / 9:00-16:00(November-March
*All information above was last updated February 1, 2017. For further information, please contact the facilities directly.
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