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Shrines and Temples of Nikko

Listed under Temples in Kanto, Japan.

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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.

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