Nasu Shiobara Station Hotel

554-25 Oharama, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Kanto, 329-3153, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nasushiobara

Shrines, Dumplings and Underwear

A travel blog entry by winterspring

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... and off we go to the little town of Nikko, a little mountain town with a wonderful mountain stream running through it. We find the bus to the shrines and we settle in for a lovely ride. It's all very green and the pine trees remind me of coastal redwoods-and nestled among them is the Toshogu shrine complex.

The shrines are amazing. I'll let my pictures describe them for me. The place was peaceful even though school kids on a field trip ...

Historic Nikko

A travel blog entry by pandasphere

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... scrollwork decorated almost every surface. We also climbed up a winding and steep staircase (200 steps even) through a serene forest to the austere and sacred mausoleum of Ieyasu Tokugawa. It was quite a pleasant change from the busy atmosphere (countless busloads of tourists and school trips) of the buildings below.

After a few hours wandering around there, we walked by the Futarasan Shrine and Taiyuinbuyo, and ...

Nikko - an uphill struggle

A travel blog entry by andynbaza

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... lovingly restored to it's original splendour. Unfortunately, the restoration is a constant task and the main gate was covered over with scaffolding and tarp while it was restored. We will have to settle for seeing several cheeky monkeys at home rather than the Three Wise Monkeys that decorate the gate.
According to a little map we'd been given at the entrance, a path lead around the back of the temple to the area where Ieyasu ...

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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... carving was so ornate and we had a great time exploring. From the time we got off the train we kept going uphill, staircase after staircase. There was one leading up to a tomb in the woods which has become a shrine. Though my legs started to get wobbly it was all so beautiful and worth it. From there we decided to start heading back down hill, since it it would be a two hour train ride back to Tokyo. On the way we found an antique store and I just wanted to bring it ...

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