Travel Blogs from Nikko, Japan

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Japan On Ice, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Japan On Ice

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... to be one of the coldest rinks on the planet and with just a T-shirt and shorts, I was pretty much a Nikko Popsicle by the end. I'm not sure that Japan will be a hockey threat any time soon but if they could get some of their sumo wrestling guys upright ...

Nikko: Buddhism & Bangs!, Nikkō, Japan travel blog

Nikko: Buddhism & Bangs!

A travel blog entry by amy_michael

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... CITY BEAT HUDDERSFIELD, get in!). We were up early for breakfast and headed out to beat the crowds. Despite Nikko being virtually unknown outside of Japan it is a big tourist destination for the Japanese, especially on a Saturday on a bank holiday weekend ...

Wax on wax off, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Wax on wax off

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... were just closing for the day, lucky I was staying overnight so I would head back in the morning and just enjoyed a stroll around Nikko in the sun before watching a little more Japanese TV back at the lodge, gotta love the game shows they have over here ...

Shinkansen to a Ryokan, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Shinkansen to a Ryokan

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... in various parts of Asia but the whole Shinto thing was new to me. I've since learnt it's the indigenous religion of Japan consisting chiefly in the cultic devotion to deities of natural forces and veneration of the Emperor as a descendant of the sun ...

Nikko Take Two, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Nikko Take Two

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... the coverage to get up and work out the Japanese controls on the room heater I was welcomed by both another sunny day in Nikko and an unexpected breakfast (was this really only 3500 Yen per night?). The owner was going "hopping" it seemed at 2pm so I'd ...

Typhoon Antics, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Typhoon Antics

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... see no hear no speak no monkeys. And seemingly home also to the foreign mega star. Living in Japan you get used to the looks of interest but Nikko was something else. Autographs requested, lots of posing (can we take your picture) in one case superstar ...

Temple Overload, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Temple Overload

A travel blog entry by hodge

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... and really puts what we have to shame in the UK. This was a local train, but still quick and tilting. So the Japan adventure is over, I have loved this place...everyone should come..dont let the rubbish that its an expensive country put anyone ...

Nikko, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Nikko

A travel blog entry by mm

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Nikko jest miejscem kultu Shinto. Liczne swiatynie rozrzucone sa na wzgorzach porosnietych wiekowym lasem (wszystko wpisane jest na liste swiatowego dziedzictwa ...

Temple town, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Temple town

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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... . Apparently this is where they originated, I never knew! There is also a carving of a sleeping kitten here that is famous throughout Japan because it is supposed to be very lifelike. Didn't really look that real to me, but what do I know. There was ...

chuzenji lake in autumn, Nikko, Japan travel blog

chuzenji lake in autumn

A travel blog entry by siripatana

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... and that was the way to tough up a young boy.          I arrived at JR Nikko station at 9.54 .The atmosphere here was very different from Tobu Nikko station I used to travel to  the year ...

The overnight field trip in Nikko, Nikko, Japan travel blog

The overnight field trip in Nikko

A travel blog entry by jamesinjapan

I went to Nikko with my grade 6 classes and went for a ...

A ryokan beside the lake, Nikko, Japan travel blog

A ryokan beside the lake

A travel blog entry by siripatana

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... the calmness of the water in the lake.   The room is quite large ( comparing to the previous hotels I have stayed in Japan) with a lot of spaces. A cabinet for storing  the "futon"  at one corner. A table with a tea pot and ...

Chuzenji lake in early morning, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Chuzenji lake in early morning

A travel blog entry by siripatana

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...   and the townspeople were too familiar to the scene to go out in the cold.      The front of  Nikko Sansui faces the Chuzenji lake.I cross the road  to walk near the deep blue water. At the far end of the lake there ...

3x 2300+ /2, Nikko, Japan travel blog

3x 2300+ /2

A travel blog entry by mimiama

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A po tyzdni zase do Nikka. Tentokrat do prirody v Narodnom parku Nikko. Ked bude cas, tak napisem aj o tom, ako sme vyliezli na tri vysoke kopce, pripadne aj o tom, preco je dobre si do Nikka zobrat so sebou vela ...

Dont Forget Nikko!, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Dont Forget Nikko!

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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Daytripper, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Daytripper

A travel blog entry by jag

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... tanquil. On one of the stables was a discret relief carving of the famous 'hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil' monkeys. Nikko was an extremley amazing place to visit, which is really hard to do justice to writing about it. In the end the weather ...

Overnight trip to Nikko, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Overnight trip to Nikko

A travel blog entry by andrewpaterson

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... into Tokyo the night before, I met my buddy Trevor (a Canadian I knew in Wellington) and we jumped on the 2 hr train to Nikko.  This small town is in a beautiful mountainous region and is home to a number of shrines and temples.  We arrived ...

Nikko Case, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Nikko Case

A travel blog entry by alexbclark

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... bluffs which eventually become giant snow capped peaks. nice. stepping off the train also taught me that i was wrong. japan doesn't smell weird. tokyo smells weird. nikko smells like mountains. i was relieved. i didn't and don't really have much of a ...

Temple Unesco (Nikko), Nikkō, Japan travel blog

Temple Unesco (Nikko)

A travel blog entry by jfortin

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... me rendre à la gare de Tokyo. Finalement, je suis arrivé 5 minutes avant un départ que je ne pensais pas prendre. Arrivée à Nikko, il n'y avait rien d'ouvert étant donné qu'il était 8h30. Je suis arrivé, sur le site des temples, un peu après ...

Nikko, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Nikko

A travel blog entry by chrisharrison

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... train, wait for the incredibly efficient cleaning process to take place, and then get on. We were heading for Nikko which is one of Japan's many former capitals and very well known for its beautiful temples. Getting to Nikko meant getting a ...

Our First Glimpse into Ancient Japan, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Our First Glimpse into Ancient Japan

A travel blog entry by emmaandpaul

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... again :). We headed back to the hotel and wound down ready for our anticipated day of temple gazing at Nikko Park, one of Japan's many Unesco World Heritage Sites (and one of many on our own checklist). The morning came, coupled with ...

Tokyo Continued..., Fish Market, Nikko, ShibuYA!, Japan travel blog

Tokyo Continued...

A travel blog entry by travellish

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... interesting with the many rice paddy fields and Japanse architecture, but grows repetitive really fast. The temples of Nikko are indescribably beautiful. They are ornate, lavish buildings full of bright colors and sculptured imagery. This is ...

Nikko, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Nikko

A travel blog entry by meaghanmcc

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... a traditional Japanese wedding ceremony and was very close so the pictures came out well. I read somewhere that Nikko is one of the famous places in Japan that make up what is called the Romantic Road. It is a National Park, thus the whole ...

Day trip to Nikko, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Day trip to Nikko

A travel blog entry by david.crowther

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... less humid than Tokyo, which was much appreciated given the hot stickiness of the last few days. First I took the bus from Nikko station (which resembled a Swiss ski lodge) up to lake Chuzenji. The lake was stunning, set against the backdrop of beautiful ...

Tokyo (again), Nikko and success!, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Tokyo (again), Nikko and success!

A travel blog entry by finallytop3

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... ; But in the end, no problem. Since I was down that way, and was able to stay at Cyril's like before, I decided to visit Nikko the remainder of Monday.  Nikko is a well-known pilgrimage site 90 minutes north of Tokyo, and has a World Heritage shrine ...

Making friends with the ladybirds, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Making friends with the ladybirds

A travel blog entry by tomandhayley

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... the train windows. Everything felt slightly murky and cold and frayed; I started to feel a lot more at home in Japan the closer we got to Nikko and the further we got from the gloss and brightness of Tokyo. We pulled into a pretty grey and drizzly Nikko ...

Day trip to Nikko, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Day trip to Nikko

A travel blog entry by richardflux

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Day trip to magnificent snow covered temples and shrines. Solo bush trek down through the Valley of Forgotten ...

Nikko is Nippon, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Nikko is Nippon

A travel blog entry by cavallette

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... ) per via della zona dei templi, che tanto per cambiare sono patrimonio dell'unesco. A Tokyo mi sono svegliata con il sole, mentre a Nikko mi aspetta la solita pioggerella fine e carogna e una manciata di gradi in meno (siamo a 533m sul livello del mare). ...

Nikko (the town, not my roommate), Nikko, Japan travel blog

Nikko (the town, not my roommate)

A travel blog entry by fxdacat

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... the town of Nikko which is known as a major site for the Shinto and Buddhist religion.  The ancient shrines allowed Nikko to be considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Coincidentally my roommate's name is Nikko.  He'd probably do all the ...

Rain ruins day, Nikko, Japan travel blog

Rain ruins day

A travel blog entry by tayka

... 5 minutes, got back on the bus and headed back to the train station. I arrived back in Tokyo feeling cold, wet and miserable. The journey there and back had taken me 8 hours and I hadn't even seen anything. Nikko is a place to visit on a sunny ...

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