Nikko National Park, Nikko

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#5 of 50 in Parks in Nikko
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. With our international travel planner, Nikko attractions like Nikko National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • From Nikkō take the bus to Yumoto. Nice hike around the lake then Yudaki falls and along to the river and through the moor. Interesting hiking well indicated and maintained. Board the bus again on the...  more »
  • Nikko National Park, climbing and hiking trails. Mountain climbing on Mount Nikkō-Shirane, Mt. nantai, peak mountain, Mt., Inc. mountain and Crescent mountain, senjogahara, Lake Chuzenji, etc. Hot Springs after climbing one of the fun
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  • Nature in Japan is very well appreciated by the passion and imagination that takes to exalt. Congratulations very good you have a lot of respect and it shows, there are gardens and parks. Japanese great!!! Nikko, a town in the mountains and there is nothing out of place, all in working order and well cared for, lovely greenery. Kegon Falls, Lake Chuzenji, sacred Shinkyo bridge and the sanctuary Toshogu.
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