Nikko Toshogu Shrine

Nikko Toshogu Shrine is one of the best places to travel in Nikko-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Nikko Toshogu Shrine posted by Japanese travelers in the know.

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World Heritage Including The Gorgeous Yōmei-mon Arch

The most famous thing in Nikko Toshogu Shrine is this Yōmei-mon Arch. It's resistered as a world heritage. This Yomeimon gate has an Edo period architectural style, crafts, sculptures, paintings, and all of the cultures of this age.  


The Luxury National Treasure 'Karamon-Gate'

The gate is a national treasure and the most important main gate. It's repaired and regained a brilliant at that time.


A Mysterious Figure Enveloped In Morning Mist. The Most Powerful Spiritual Spot 'Youmei Mon Gate'

Tosho-gu with various carvings is a representative building in Japan and registered as a World Heritage. Youmei-mon gate is said to be full of the earth power, and you can get luck for the relationship with your neighbors and for your jobs.


The World Heritage Site Woven By The Nature And Cultures

Nikko Tosho-gu shrine is full of nature and Japanese cultural assets. Beautiful, and historical place that we want to visit in this good season from spring.


A Huge Roaring Dragon Resonant With Sounds

One of the sightseeing spots in Toshogu Shrine. A huge dragon painted on the ceiling resonates with a mallet sounds. And you hear like the dragon roaring which is a work of art.


The Most Beautiful Five Storied Pagoda With Brilliant Coloring

The most beautiful pagoda in Japan.