Local name東照宮
LocationNikkō, Tochigi, Japan

Nikkō Tōshō-gū is a Tōshō-gū Shinto shrine located in Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

Together with Futarasan Shrine and Rinnō-ji, it forms the Shrines and Temples of Nikkō UNESCO World Heritage Site, with 42 structures of the shrine included in the nomination. Five of them are designated as National Treasures of Japan, and three more as Important Cultural Properties.

Tags HeritageBurial SiteUNESCOBuddhistShrineHistoricalShintoismPlace of WorshipReligious Site
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Opening hours

Some of the buildings are closed for renovations and will reopen around 2020.

General opening hours:
Daily: 8 am - 5 pm (- 4 pm from Nov through Mar)


Shrine: 1300 yen
Mmuseum: 1000 yen
Shrine and museum: 2100 yen

More information and contact


Information on Japan Guide Web

Coordinates 36°45'28.424" N 139°35'54.488" E

Tours and activities: Tosho-gu

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