#286 Nikko

Nikko is a city in Tochigi prefecture.

It’s temples and shrines have been designated a world heritage site.

toshogu

Toshogu shrine is the burial place for Tokugawa Ieyasu, who founded the Tokugawa Shogunate.

They also have a lot of natural hot springs.

nikkoonsen

 

Nearby is Chuzenji lake formed by a volcanic eruption 20,000 years ago.

chuzenji lake

Nikko is full of beautiful nature and history.

 

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