Japan: Sites and Culture - The shrines and temples of Nikko, together with their natural surroundings, have for centuries been a sacred site known for its architectural and decorative masterpieces. They are closely associated with the history of the Tokugawa Shoguns.

Japan: Sites and Culture - The shrines and temples of Nikko, together with their natural surroundings, have for centuries been a sacred site known for its architectural and decorative masterpieces. They are closely associated with the history of the Tokugawa Shoguns.

Shrines and Temples of Nikko  Toshogu, where Tokugawa is enshrined...

Shrines and Temples of Nikko Toshogu, where Tokugawa is enshrined...

Shrines and Temples of Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Inscription in 1999. Criteria: (i)(iv)(vi)

Shrines and Temples of Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Inscription in 1999. Criteria: (i)(iv)(vi)

Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Built in 1617 (Edo period), in dedication to Tokugawa Ieyasu as the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate

Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Built in 1617 (Edo period), in dedication to Tokugawa Ieyasu as the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate

Nikko - Tochigi - World Heritage Shrines and Temples

Nikko - Tochigi - World Heritage Shrines and Temples

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