Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park, Nikko

(200+ reviews on the web)
Natural History Museum
Visit Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park to see a stupendous architectural feat, which was the residence of three Japanese emperors. The restored palace, whose history dates as far back as the early 17th century, consists of 106 rooms. As it housed three emperors, its architectural influences date back to three different periods, being Taisho, Meiji, and Edo. Here you can take a peaceful stroll around the surrounding garden, which features a 400-year-old tree. Put Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Nikko itinerary planner.
Create a full Nikko itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Nikko

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Nikko by other users

20 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in South Korea & Japan BY A USER FROM BRAZIL October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in Japan BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Japan BY A USER FROM INDONESIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Japan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Japan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: October, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Nikko BY A USER FROM HONG KONG July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Nikko & Tokyo BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This is the imperial villa was Imperial property up to before World War II. In the episode present Emperor had been evacuated during the war, such as modern history is relatively important. Quietly in a grove of the is about a 15-minute walk from Nikko mountains full of people, but is. A Kyoto Imperial Palace, old Samurai residences and buildings with interesting patchwork of classical architecture. State-owned property as compared to admission, is exceptional. Visit old buildings like.
    View original
  • I visited in early April, but also less seen slowly. Also, pictures nothing in pictures free too good for that, took a photo of the family hallway can take satisfaction was. It was about an hour but did not have time. If you take the photo, including garden and look I want at least 2 hours. Wear warm clothes because it cools the room although a little better.
    View original
  • 搭乘公車在田母澤御用邸紀念公園站下車,非常方便就能到達此景點,門口的警衛和收票人員也非常親切,指導我們需要拖鞋入內,以及寄放行李的方式。進入這棟美麗的建築參觀,真的是非常傳統的日式建築,不虧是日本人,維護的非常乾淨整齊漂亮,而且參訪的路線也非常流暢,不時有服務人員可以指導我們參訪的正確路線,另外,還遇到一個服務人員告訴我庭院外面有一顆四百年的櫻花樹,可惜還沒到春暖花開的季節啊,不然我想滿開的時候一...  more »
Google
  • Beautiful Villa and gardens. Make sure to get the audio tour to learn a little about the villa and the recent renovations. It's worthwhile seeing.
  • Stunning residence and history. Beautiful gardens. Quaint town.
  • Visited the place at the end of July (just at the beginning of the summer vacation). The place was not crowded at all and I was able to enjoy both the garden and the interior of the villa. If you arrive in the morning you might be able to catch the free guided tour (in japanese).
  • Just down the road from Toshogu Shrine and opened to the public in just recent years, this overlooked palace is spacious and beautiful. Visitors are free to walk around the entire building and many displays have English explanations. The surrounding grounds and gardens are beautiful as well.
  • Visited this place in December and there was still some snow around the garden. It was very interesting seeing the interior, but the highlight of the visit was the surrounding garden. Spent a good 30 minutes wondering around the landscaped garden. Highly recommended if you are in the area.