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Nikko Travel Guide

If there’s one place I want to visit again, it’s Nikko! Located a few hours by train north of Tokyo, Nikko is a quiet temple town and UNESCO world heritage site surrounded by beautiful mountain landscapes. It’s a place I would love to visit time and again, and experience the changing colors of Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer. In Nikko, you can find the Toshogu, Japan’s most lavishly decorated shrine, and Kegon Falls, one of the highest waterfalls in the country. Nikko is a must-visit for nature lovers and well-preserved historic sites.

Nikko is located 125 kilometers north of Tokyo. Travel time to the Tobu and JR Nikko Stations from Asakusa Station (Tokyo) is around 2 hours. From there, it’s a 5-10 minute bus ride to the San’nai area, where you can find the Shinkyo Bridge, Toshogu, and Nikko’s other famous shrines and temples. Kegon Falls is a 40-minute bus ride away from Nikko Station.

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