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Nikko Tosho-gu

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Nikko Tosho-gu

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13-Day Classic Japan Tour: Nikko, Hakone, Takayama, Hiroshima, and Kyoto from Tokyo
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13-Day Classic Japan Tour: Nikko, Hakone, Takayama, Hiroshima, and Kyoto from Tokyo

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Lose yourself in Japan’s majestic cultural tapestry on a 13-day tour of the country’s iconic locations from Tokyo. Alongside an expert guide, experience the luminescent streets of Tokyo, the poignant monuments of Hiroshima Peace Park, and the soothing hot springs of Hakone. Absorb the sacred atmosphere of the Toshogu Shrine, pleasure your palate with the street food of Takayama market, and spend 12-nights luxuriating in comfortable hotels and guest houses. Enjoy meals indicated by the itinerary, and receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only 12 people.
$4,470.00 per adult
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Axelle wrote a review Aug 2020
Minato, Japan8 contributions1 helpful vote
Beautiful. It is really worth visiting if you are staying in Tokyo, only 2 hours away. Our kids - 8 and 10 also enjoyed it.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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ナカノマキムラ wrote a review Jul 2020
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First animals is sleeping cat that called NEMURI-NEKO.2 tree sparrow was back side the sleeping cat and that is to mean the peaceful years of the Edo period(1603-1868) Second animals are 3 wise monkeys,MIZARU・IWAZARU・KIKAZARU.that is to mean see no evil,speak no evil,hear no evil,that monkeys portrayed of life. Thirdly,NAKI-RYU is drowned ceiling oriental dragon. Buddhist priest perform on a certain location,the dragon roared.This area is not take photographs. NIKKO-TOSHOGU was dedicated to memory of IEYASU TOKUGAWA faundation of an Edo(Tokyo)city.We observe the decencies here.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Dioc wrote a review Jun 2020
Athens, Georgia180 contributions32 helpful votes
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What a great day trip from Tokyo. The train trip from Tokyo was relaxing and once there you get on the bus that takes you to the Shrine. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and you will know why when you visit. The Shrine was completed in 1636 and it took 4.5 million artisans and workers 1.5 years to complete the groups of buildings that are more elaborate and gorgeous than any other Japanese temple or shrine. There are a lot of steps but it is doable if you are not rushed. Especially the steps to Leuasu Toshogu's grave site. One thing to know is that the Shinzo Sacred Bridge is an extra fee to cross and once you get across you have to go back across to exit that site and go on to the Shrine.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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dustythoughts wrote a review May 2020
Manchester, Connecticut1,063 contributions303 helpful votes
This beautiful temple is a must-see if you're visiting Japan. Wander through the temple, admire the exquisite attention to detail, and soak in the history (it was built in the 16th century). Specifically, look for the carving of the Three Monkeys, which are the basis for the "hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil" monkeys that are common nowadays. It's a calm place, even when there are a lot of visitors.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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patrickperbkk wrote a review Mar 2020
Perth, Australia1,224 contributions45 helpful votes
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Nikko is a perfect day trip from Tokyo. Very easy connect by Train. Highly recommended to get a Tokyo pass and reserve the seat at the airport. It's also highly recommended to try the onsen, there are quite a few in Nikko, but close during the lunch time.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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