Nikko National Park日光国立公園
Established in December 1934 this is one of the first national parks in the country. It is home to many mountains such as Mt. Shirane, the highest mountain in the northern Kanto region, Mt. Nantai famous as a place of mountain worship, the active volcano Mt. Nasudake, the scenic landscapes of historic buildings and the majestic valley of the Kinugawa River basin are spectacular. Many tourists and mountain climbers visit when the autumn leaves change colors every year. There are several visitor centers and museums in the area which exhibits the ecosystems, nature and organisms of Nikko National Park, offers guided tours (some at a fee), and offers a snowshoe rental service during snow season (for a fee).
Tochigi prefecture, Fukushima prefecture, Gunma prefecture (Nikko / Kinugawa / Lake ChuzenjiArea)
- Tochigi prefecture, Fukushima prefecture, Gunma prefecture [ map ]
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Nearby Tourist Attractions
Most visits to Tochigi revolve around Nikko, a small city home to the spectacular, lavishly decorated Toshogu Shrine and Nikko National Park with its mountains, lakes, waterfalls, onsen, and wild monkeys. Neighboring Oku-Nikko is an extension of the fantastic scenery famous for its autumn leaves, while Tochigi's capital, Utsunomiya, is the only place in the world where you can find oya stone beautifully exhibited in temples and the Oya History Museum.