Tourist attractions in Tochigi Prefecture
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We will introduce sightseeing spots in Tochigi for those who come to Japan from overseas.
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Sure, here are some popular tourist attractions in Tochigi that you might be interested in visiting.
Nikko Toshogu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tochigi Prefecture, offers a fascinating insight into Japanese history and culture. The shrine, dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, boasts stunning architectural elements such as the Yomeimon Gate and Five-story Pagoda. Intricate carvings, especially the Sleeping Cat and Three Wise Monkeys, offer a glimpse into Japanese folklore, while the Toshogu Museum of Art exhibits valuable historical artifacts. The beauty of the site is further enhanced during autumn and spring with changing foliage and cherry blossoms, respectively.
Kegon Falls, located in Nikko National Park, is one of Japan's most beautiful waterfalls, plunging nearly 100 meters and offering breathtaking views.
Lake Chuzenji, located in Nikko, is a scenic mountainous lake known for its stunning views, especially during the autumn season.
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( Written by Tatsuo Ikura )