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Nikko National Park, Nikko

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At Nikko National Park, you can explore one of the country's most renowned and scenic areas of natural beauty. Covering a huge 1,147.5 sq km (443 sq mi) the park incorporates ornate places of worship (deemed UNESCO World Heritage Sites), a serene lake, and dramatic waterfalls. Being a center for Shinto and Buddhist mountain worship, the park offers you the chance to observe some of Japan's most revered and impressive shrines, including the lavish Toshogu, and the mausoleum of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first of the Tokugawa shogunate. The main pastime here is hiking, with trails of various difficulty navigating all over the park. Be sure to stand at the viewing point of the dramatic 80 m (264 ft) cascade of Kegon Waterfall, as it empties from the lake above. Put Nikko National Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Nikko vacation route planner.
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  • Did the whole thing from bridge to temple to shrine and the history walk. The walk is the best part. Long and tiring navigating through the stone paths but absolutely worth it . Do cater at least a da...  more »
  • If you want a break from the crowded metropolis of Tokyo, go to asakusa and take the train to Nikko. It is worth it
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  • 日光分成裡日光,鬼怒川與世界文化遺產這三大區域,有豐富的人文與自然景觀。從東京出發,很適合當兩天一夜的小旅行地點。  more »