Tōshō-gū shrine

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 ShintoismPlace of WorshipReligious SiteShrineBurial SiteUNESCOBuddhistHistoricalHeritagePaid
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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

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikkō_Tōshō-gū

Information on Japan Guide Web http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3801.html

Address Japan

Coordinates 36°45'28.189" N 139°35'56.386" E

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