Pay a visit to the World Heritage Site of Nikko Tosho-gu, a Shinto temple that contains the burial place of Tokugawa Iyeasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Established in 1617, the shrine complex features lavish decorations, intricate woodcarvings, and elaborate pagodas. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and the picturesque forest setting when roaming the complex, made up out of a number of buildings adorned with gold leaf and vibrant paint. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Nikko Tosho-gu and many more Nikko attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Nikko trip builder website.
Tours to Nikko Tosho-gu
Nikko 1-Day Bus Tour :World Heritage of Nikko Toshogu,Lake Chuzenji,Kegon Falls BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $135
Duration: 11 hours
1-Day Nikko & Ninja Tour:World Hertage of Nikko Toshogu and Edo Wonderland BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $152
Duration: 12 hours
Nikko Tosho-gu reviews
Beautiful. It is really worth visiting if you are staying in Tokyo, only 2 hours away. Our kids - 8 and 10 also enjoyed it. more »
First animals is sleeping cat that called NEMURI-NEKO.2 tree sparrow was back side the sleeping cat and that is to mean the peaceful years of the Edo period（1603-1868） Second animals are 3 wise... more »
Coming to this shrine in the winter is also a great idea because it is serene during the off-peak season. It is even better when it snows. That gives you a chance to really enjoy the shrine. If you are lucky, You may grasp a happy yet tranquil moment. That will be superb.
We were lucky to visit the Shine after snow fall to have the feel of winter in this famous world heritage site. The compound of this Shine is big and the buildings are very well preserved in each of the corner. Prepare to walk in on long and steep steps as the Shine is built on a hill. Visit in the early morning is a better strategy to avoid crowds from tour buses.
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