Hotel & Tennis Colina Yaita

1121-107 Ishizeki, Yaita, Tochigi Prefecture, Kanto, 329-1576, Japan | Hotel
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Shrines, Dumplings and Underwear

A travel blog entry by winterspring

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... on the American government to thank for that). We had to leave the bullet train at one small town to pick up the regular train on the Nikko line and just missed our next train so we had an hour's wait until the next one. I am so glad we had this wait because here we had one of those travel moments you just have to love.

We were hungry and the station had these tiny little family owned restaurants that seat maybe 5-10 people at a time. ...

Historic Nikko

A travel blog entry by pandasphere

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Today we ventured outside of Tokyo to Nikko, a 2 hour train ride north of the city. This World Heritage Site was the seat of the first Shogun in Edo era Japan and an ancient center of the Buddhist and Shinto religions. Ieyasu Tokugawa was the first to unite the feudal lords in the the early 1600s and became the first Shogun or military ruler. Tokugawa and many of his sons are buried at the Toshogu Shrine, one of the most ...

Nikko - an uphill struggle

A travel blog entry by andynbaza

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... located at the opposite side of the town to the World Heritage Site, also the lowest as we were about to find out. A helpful map pointed out several bus routes to the various sights, but when have we ever taken the easy way? The route seemed simple enough, follow the town's only main road. We soon found out the road lead UP to the temples.
A steady uphill thirty minute walk and we reached the first of Nikko's sights: a sacred bridge. ...

Temples and shrines

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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It can't be summer yet as my guide book said the drawback of going to Nikko in the summer were the crowds visiting the world heritage area around Tosho-gu - the main shrine in the area (there are quite a few others Rinno-ji, Taiyuin-byo, Futarasan-jinja, Takino-jinji etc) as there wasn't a crowd there at all. During the day there were other people around but at night there ...

Nikko

A travel blog entry by otrembarific

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... climb up the side of a hill. We went about 3/4 of the way through town and found somewhere to stop for lunch. It was a cute little tourist-favorite as displayed by all the ephemera pinned to the walls! We had a delicious lunch, I had ramen with yuba (noodles made out of the tofu skin) which this region is known for. Joel had yakisoba and yakitori. We both had some Kirin. Joel has become such a beer drinker in Japan! From there we headed up the hill to the famous Shinkyo ...

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