|It is also possible to join the hike on the day of the event but a prior application is more convenient!||English-speaking staff is available to help you!||English maps are also available.
A wonderful free gift is included!
Customers who make a reservation through the Internet will receive another wonderful free gift as well!
|There are no time limits, etc.
Please enjoy the hiking in your own way!
|Date||Saturday, August 4, 2012||
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|Nearest Station||JR Nikko Station
JR Nikko Station
|Walking Time||Approx. 2 hours (excluding time looking round the sites)|
|Walking Distance||Approx. 8.5 km|
|Tour Fee||Free of Charge|
|Lunch||Feel free to bring your own lunch.|
|Guide||This is not a guided tour. You can walk around there freely with a map.|
This wooden station building was opened in Meiji 23 (1890). The building was constructed using "Oyaishi", giant slabs of stone originated in Utsunomiya city. This architecture is famous for its lingering romantic atmosphere of the Meiji era.
The Kaizan-do Sacred Hall is a vermilion lacquered hall that was built to enshrine Priest Shodo, the founder of the temples of Nikko. A wooden principal image of Jizo Bosatsu and a seated image of Priest Shodo are housed in the hall. It is said that these images were made in the Muromachi period. Also, wooden images of ten pupils of Priest Shodo have been placed on the right and left sides of the principal image. The steep cliff behind the Kaizan-do Sacred Hall is known as "Hotoke-iwa" (Buddha crag) and there are six stone images of Gods of Buddhism in the hollow behind the hall.
Shrine built by Kobo-Daishi to open the spiritual precinct of Takinoo, and worship at Mt. Nyoho. In the grounds, you can see Takinoo Inari, the Lucky Torii Gate and the "Enmusubi no Sasa" (marriage tie bamboo grass).
This villa was built in 1899 (Meiji 32) for the Emperor Taisho (then the Crown Prince). The building is 4,500 square meters and has 106 rooms, and the Emperor Taisho spent summer here every year until 1925 (Taisho 14). It is said that the entire building has cultural value, including the decorations and paintings, etc. inside.
Nikko Botanical Garden is a practical education facility established by the University of Tokyo for the purpose of botanical research and education. Nikko is blessed with many alpine plants and marsh plants, and more than 1,500 species of grasses and trees grow wild in Nikko. The garden covers an area of 104,490 square meters, and approximately 2,200 species of plants are cultivated in that area, including the species that are growing wild.
Nikko Meiho is a new high school created by combining two high schools in 2005. Winter sports such as ice hockey and speed skating, etc. are very popular at the school. The Tea Ceremony Club will provide Japanese green tea.
|JR Nikko Line||JR Nikko Line|
|Limited Express Nikko No.1|