See

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Nikko Toshogu Shrine

This spectacular shrine is dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, who became the first shogun of the Edo period in 1617. It is famous for its statues of three monkeys that see, hear, and speak no evil.

Admission hours
8:00~17:00 (4/1-10/31)
8:00~16:00 (11/1-3/31)
*Admission permitted up to 30 minutes before closing
Admission fee
Adult 1,300 yen
Elementary and junior high school students 450 yen
*There is a separate fee for admission to the Treasure House and Museum of Art.
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Nikkozan Rinnoji Temple

Nikkozan Rinnoji Temple comprises halls, pagodas, and 15 branch temples. It originated in a temple built by Shodo Shonin when he introduced Buddhism to Nikko more than 1250 years ago.

Admission hours
8:00~17:00 (4/1-10/31)
8:00~16:00 (11/1-3/31)
*Admission permitted up to 30 minutes before closing
Admission fee
Adult 900 yen
Elementary and junior high school students 400 yen
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Nikko Futarasan Shrine

This ancient shrine marked the start of mountain worship in the Nikko area. It is dedicated to the spirit of Mount Nantai (also called Futarasan), and has drawn worshippers from ancient times.

Admission hours
8:00~17:00 (4/1-10/31)
8:00~16:00 (11/1-3/31)
Admission fee
200 yen
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Shinkyo Bridge

This beautiful bridge is one of the structures making up Nikko Futarasan Shrine. It is regarded as the gateway to the World Heritage area.

Admission hours
April - October: 8:30~16:00
November - March: 9:30~15:00
Admission fee
300 yen
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Takino-o Shrine

This shrine is located in a beautiful natural setting, about 1 kilometer to the west of the main Nikko Futarasan Shrine building. Its appeal lies in the tranquility of its enchanting atmosphere.

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British Embassy Villa Memorial Park

The building in the park was originally constructed in the 29th year of the Meiji era (1896) as a villa for use by Sir Ernest Satow, a British diplomat who had an immense influence on the Meiji Restoration. It was restored to its condition during subsequent use as the British Embassy Villa for many years.

Admission hours
April: 9:00~16:00
May - November 10: 9:00~17:00
November 11 - 30: 9:00~16:00
Regular holiday
Open every day from June to October. Closed on Mondays (on the next or a later day if Monday is a holiday) in April, May, and November
Admission fee
Embassy Villa Memorial Park
- Regular admission fee: 200 yen
- Ticket including admission to the Italian Embassy Villa Memorial Garden: 300 yen

Children (aged 4 - junior high school age)
- Regular admission fee: 100 yen
- Ticket including admission to the Italian Embassy Villa Memorial Garden: 150 yen
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Lake Chuzenji

Lake Chuzenji lies at the entrance to Oku-Nikko. It has a circumference of about 25 kilometers and a maximum depth of 163 meters. Scientists think it was originally formed about 20,000 years ago, when streams in ravines were dammed by lava flows in an eruption of Mount Nantai.

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Kegon Falls

This is the most famous waterfall in Nikko. Don't miss the majestic sight of water from Chuzenji Lake plunging over a cliff from a height of 97 meters!

Admission hours
Observation platform hours
December - February: 9:00~16:30
March, April, & November: 8:00~17:00
May - September: 8:00~17:00
October: 7:30~17:00
*Subject to change depending on the weather and other factors
Admission fee
Adult - 550 yen
Elementary school students - 330 yen
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Tobu World Square

Taking protection of the world's heritage and architectural culture as its mission, this theme park is a miniature world featuring meticulous reproductions of famous buildings on a scale of 1/25. Visitors marvel at the displays, whose use of actual miniature trees and other touches evidence the particularity of those making the reproductions.

Admission hours
[Summer] 3/20-11/30, 9:00~17:00
[Winter] 12/1-3/19, 9:30~16:00
Regular holiday
Open every day of the year
Admission fee
Adult - 2,800 yen
Children - 1,400 yen
*Children of junior high school age or above must pay the Adult fee. The Children's fee must be paid for children who are at least 4 years old.
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Senjogahara Field

A marshland that was once a lake, Senjogahara Field boasts a huge area covering 400 hectares, and has many hiking trails.
Because it is located in a natural reserve, visitors can spot many wild birds and animals.

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do

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NIKKO BASE / NAOC

Nikko Base / NAOC conducts outdoor activities such as cycling, rafting, and canyoning, and holds tours for experience of Japanese food and culture.

Admission hours
Check the official website for tour information and reservations.
Regular holiday
Check the official website for tour information and reservations.
Admission fee
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Kimono Rental - Utakata Nikko

Utakata Nikko rents gorgeous kimonos. Their wearers are bound to look stunning in photos taken against the background of the lovely scenery in the area, which contains many shrines and temples.

Admission hours
9:30~18:00
Regular holiday
Not closed on any fixed day of the week (precedence accorded to customers with reservations)
Admission fee
3,800 yen and up
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Katayama Shuzo

This Japanese sake brewery was founded way back in the 13th year of the Meiji era (1880). Made with attention to the finest details, its sake has many loyal customers not only in Japan but also in other countries.
You can also take a tour of the brewery.

Admission hours
Brewery tours:
10:00~12:00
13:00~16:00
Tour duration: 20 minutes
Maximum number of tour group members: 30
*Advance reservations are required for tours. (You can make reservations from the brewery website.)
Regular holiday
There are no tours during the Bon holiday (8/13-8/16) and the New Year's holiday (12/1-1/4).
Admission fee
None
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Lake Chuzenji Sightseeing Cruise

Take a cruise on a sightseeing boat on Lake Chuzenji. You can see all of the noted sights along the coast of the lake from the boat.

Admission hours
9:00~17:00
Regular holiday
Closed in winter (December - March)
Admission fee
Ticket for 1 free ride on the Lake Chuzenji sightseeing boat (you can get off the boat and on again enroute for free).

Adult – 1,600 yen
Junior high school students – 1,450 yen
Elementary school students – 800 yen
Preschoolers (at least 4 years old) – 150 yen

With tickets for admission to the British Embassy Villa Memorial Park and Italian Embassy Villa Memorial Park. * The sightseeing boat ride is free for all holders of the NIKKO PASS ALL AREA.
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EDO WONDERLAND

This theme park gives visitors a taste of life in Japan as it was in the medieval Edo period. You can encounter samurai and ninja!
You can actually put on a kimono yourself and walk around the theme park in it.

Admission hours
Summer (3/20-11/30): 9:00~17:00
Winter (12/1-3/19): 9:30~16:00
Regular holiday
Closed on Wednesday and 12/8~21 (for maintenance)
Admission fee
Adult - 4,700 yen
Children - 2,400 yen
*Children of junior high school age or over must pay the Adult admission fee. Elementary school students pay the Children's admission fee.
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eat

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ZEN

A restaurant serving Japanese cuisine made with "yuba" (soy milk skin), a Nikko speciality, and local ingredients.

Admission hours
Monday, Wednesday - Sunday, the days before holidays, and holidays
Lunch: 11:00~15:00(L.O.: 14:30)
Dinner: 17:00~20:30(L.O.: 18:30)
Regular holiday
Closed on Tuesdays
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Hongu Café

A café located very close to Nikko Toshogu Shrine and other shrines and temples.
Savor a carefully brewed cup of coffee and a shaved-ice treat made with natural ice from Nikko.

Admission hours
10:00~17:00
Regular holiday
Closed on Thursdays (on Friday if Thursday is a holiday)
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Nikko Kujira Shokudo

This café serves lunches in creative styles. One especially popular item on its menu is Japanese-style spaghetti carbonara made with Nikko "yuba" (soy milk skin). Its fastidious chefs also use local ingredients in preparing its other dishes.

Admission hours
Monday-Friday 11:00-15:30
Holiday 11:30-16:00
Regular holiday
Not closed on any fixed day of the week
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Soba Restaurant Uoyou

This restaurant is particular about making its soba (buckwheat) noodles by hand, right from the flour of "gensoba" (buckwheat containing stalks and seeds) grown in Nikko.
A walk of only about 12 minutes from Tobu Nikko Station.

Admission hours
11:00~15:00
Regular holiday
Not closed on any fixed day of the week
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Nantai

This restaurant is located near Kegon Falls in Oku-Nikko and serves set meals.
Nantai uses only the choicest ingredients produced in the Nikko area. Experiece the flavor of "himemasu" (a kind of salmon) caught in nearby Lake Chuzenji.

Admission hours
Lunch: 11:30-15:00
Dinner:17:30-
*Reservations required
Regular holiday
Closed on Thursdays from April to July. Not closed on any fixed day of the week from August to November. From December to March, contact the restaurant to make arrangements.
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stay

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Nikko Kanaya Hotel

This is one of the oldest resort hotels in Japan, and has welcomed distinguished guests including Helen Keller and Albert Einstein. It is close to the area containing shrines and temples.

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Chuzenji Kanaya Hotel

This resort hotel is located on the banks of Lake Chuzenji.
It boasts an open-air bath where guests can soak while gazing at the starry skies over Oku-Nikko.

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Nikko Astraea Hotel

Sited in a beautiful natural setting in Nikko National Park, this resort hotel is the only hotel in the Kotoku Onsen area. You can enjoy a restful soak in an open-air bath with water coming directly from a natural hot spring.

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NIKKO PASS

A discount pass sold by Tobu Railway

Discount Pass free rides some trains and buss!and,Express ″SPACIA″ and ″Revaty″ are 20%OFF

A discount pass for a round-trip fare from Tobu Asakusa Station to Tobu Nikko Station, plus free rides on buses in the city of Nikko for as long as the pass is valid.
You can also take free rides on the train to Tobu World Square and the Kinugawa Onsen area for as long as the pass is valid.

*There is a separate charge for rides on the limited express train.
You can receive a 20% discount on the price of a limited express ticket, as well as discount service at specified stores, restaurants, and facilities.

There are two types of NIKKO PASS.

NIKKO PASS all area (can be used for 4 days)

Free rides on the bus from the city of Nikko to the Oku-Nikko area for as long as the pass is valid.
Free rides on the sightseeing boat on Lake Chuzenji, the Akechidaira Ropeway, and the Edo Wonderland shuttle bus in the Kinugawa Onsen area, for as long as the pass is valid.

Summer Fees
(April 20 to November 30)
Adult
4,520 yen
Children
1,150 yen
Winter Fees
(December 1 to April 19)
Adult
4,150 yen
Children
1,040 yen

NIKKO PASS world heritage area (can be used for 2 days)

Free rides on the bus in the World Heritage area including Nikko Toshogu Shrine and Nikkozan Rinnoji Temple for as long as the pass is valid.

Fees

Adult
2,000 yen
Children
600 yen

How to purchase

  1. Book online

  2. Receive at TOBU Tourist Information Center ASAKUSA

  3. Enjoy your trip!

You can also buy tickets on the same day at the Tourist Information counter in Tobu Asakusa Station.

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