Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Nikko Toshogu Shrine
Nikko Toshogu Shrine
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The temple was built in 1617 for worshiping Ieyasu Tokugawa, the first shogun of the Tokugawa government. Known for ”Nemuri Neko (the sleeping cat)”, and ”San'en (3 wise monkeys)” which are a sybmol of the proverb, ”see no evil, hear no evil, and speak no evil”. The temple is also known for having many national treasures, and was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1999.

  • Address

    2301 Sannai, Nikko, Tochigi

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  • Entry fee

    Adults and high school students 1,300
    Elementary and junior high school students ¥450

  • Opening Hours

    1st April- 31st October: 8:00- 17:00
    1st November- 31st March: 8:00- 16:00
    * The final admission is 30 minutes prior to the gate closure

  • Closed

    -

  • Website

    http://www.toshogu.jp/

  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

    There are various rituals and festivals held throughout the year. The schedule for these events vary each year, so you may want to check it out prior to your visit so you can enjoy better.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    - Exit the train at the "Tobu Nikko Station" on the JR line
    - Exit the train at the "Tobu Nikko Station" on the Tobu Railway Line

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