AREA OVERVIEW

A destination loved for its history and
magnificent natural beauty

From ancient times, Nikko has been visited by many people as a district sacred to mountain worshippers. With its long history and spectacular nature, it is one of Japan's foremost tourism destinations. Several of its shrines and temples, including Toshogu, Futarasan Jinja, and Rinno-ji Temple, have been inscribed on the Cultural World Heritage list, and its grounds contain numerous historical structures. Visitors can also enjoy Nikko's rich natural beauty at sites such as Kegon Falls, one of Japan's three most famous waterfalls; Chuzenji Lake, one of the most scenic areas in Nikko; and Kinugawa Onsen, a spa town situated in a ravine brimming with picturesque charm.
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