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Nikko National Park

Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture
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Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nikko Japan is naturally beautiful little city about 1 hour drive from Tokyo The shrine garden and mountain shrine Both amazing The park has a beautiful water falls Little walking to do but worth it

Thank jayutrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Falls, trees, woods, lake, cable cabin, onsen, temples, fresh air and clouds... It is picture like place to hang around

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Nikkō National Park is a breathtaking park you do not want to miss. It's absolutely phenomenal and alive with rich culture and history. It's unlike any national park I have ever visited. I'm from the states, so to me national parks literally mean parks full...More

Thank eugenia27
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I visit Japan every year for business but always take two days for pleasure. This place is really worth to spend two days minimum. Relatively short trip from Tokio by train. Buy a bus pass and book Japanese type of room in hotel to complete...More

Thank Dmitrii L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is by far one of my favorite places I visited while living in Japan. I just wish I hadn't waited so long to go. I bet it is so beautiful in spring and fall! It was nice to get out of the big cities...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is a good sized park with many places to stop and see. We bought the bus pass which makes it very easy and accessible. There are hot springs, temples, shrines, lakes, waterfalls and more.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Took a one day trip there. Got a city pass at Asakusa train station - the staff was very helpful. The world heritage cite itself is so beautiful - I spent the whole day visited all the major shrines. Though it rained abit, the place...More

2  Thank Bordin C
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Get the walking trail map from the Information Centre, and do the Takino'o Path. It is 5km long and I spent 2.5 hrs doing it at a leisurely pace. Beautiful forest in the upper section, and absolutely stunning setting for a cluster of shrines, just...More

4  Thank OscarTammy
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Nikko National Park is north of Tokyo and comprises 250, 000 acres of mountain vistas, ancient trees, lakes and rivers as well as numerous shrines and temples. Nikko means sunlight and even though it was raining when we were there the light through the...More

1  Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Did the whole thing from bridge to temple to shrine and the history walk. The walk is the best part. Long and tiring navigating through the stone paths but absolutely worth it . Do cater at least a day for this and you need to...More

1  Thank Keithlhk
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7 January 2017|
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Response from stism | Reviewed this property |
All information is available on TOBU web site (tobu-bus/nikko/) Tobu is a railway company different from JR. TOBU Pass for Nikko, train+bus includes round trip from Tokyo to Nikko by train and unlimited bus access in Nikko... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from Arvid O | Reviewed this property |
Fall foliage comes earlier to Nikko due to the altitude. It peaked in the first week of October in 2015.