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Nikko Futarasan Jinja Shrine

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Address: 2307 Sannai, Nikko 321-1431, Tochigi Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 288-54-0535

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Classic and Beautiful

This is one of the must stops when visiting Nikko. The craftsmanship of the construction and the beauty of both the buildings and the grounds are wonderful. Currently a small... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Parksville, Canada

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Parksville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the must stops when visiting Nikko. The craftsmanship of the construction and the beauty of both the buildings and the grounds are wonderful. Currently a small amount of refurbishment is ongoing but not significant

Thank Bomani
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful temple that we visited with a combo tickets along with the Rinnoji temple. After many stairs to walk and you'll be rewarded with beautiful views. The gate has 2 statues that intimidate and are supposed to protect the entrance. There are also many lanterns and smaller building in this religious complex.

Thank travelsafer
Chardon, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a chance to do a quick visit to the shrine while on business nearby. The scenery is amazing and solemn. Highly recommended

Thank Hector D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This shirine is to make a wish for good connection wiith people. The connection is not only for love, but also friend, business and so on. The place is quite near from Toshogu.

Thank Harempercussion
Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

One thing I remember most about this shrine is that there was a small performance on stage going on at the time of my visit, and they threw small food packets to the audience at the end; I got some white stuff which looked nice but was pretty "tasteless" :). Apart from that, there's really nothing much remarkable about this... More 

Thank Myo M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We did the whole temple area in Nikko sort of all together, and this was just one more temple/shrine to see. I don't believe this one was on the combined ticket, and to be honest, I was pretty sick of paying for temples by the end of the day, but it's all really pretty if you like this type of... More 

Thank mcp49
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Next to Toshogu shrine there is this temple area with a couple of beautiful torii and temple halls, in the middle of towering cedar trees. A nice place to visit after Toshogu. The outer temple area is free for visitors and we took just this stroll, but entry fee should get you deeper into the temple premises.

Thank Eric_Greeney
San Jose, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Even though it was only ¥200 to enter, it didn't seem worth it because there's not much to see past the ticket gate right now. Not sure when construction will be done, but this is a site you could easily skip, or just take some pictures from outside the ticket gate.

Thank MQuattrone
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Situated on the top of Nantai-san is Futarasan-jinja. Also on Nantai-san are the Chugushi Shrine, located on the shore of Chuzenji-ko, and the shrine Oku-miya. When the priest Shodo Shonin climbed to the top of Nantai-san in 783, he built a building on this peak, making the deity of the building the mountain itself. Since climbing the mountain was so... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

great shrine with an amazing history from bells to shoguns who used this place to beautiful charms and amulets being sold here

Thank ang s

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