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Enjoy History & Cultural Museums nearby Tokyo

Once outside Tokyo and there are some interesting folk culture and history unable to find in Tokyo. We have selected 8 History & Cultural Museums, not to miss!

Yomemon Gate in Nikko nearby Tokyo
① Shrines and Temples of Nikko
Shinkyo Bridge in Nikko nearby Tokyo
Family photo at the sunflowers at The Sunflower Festival in Mashiko nearby Tokyo
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Photo of Kinugawa night sakura festival
Man holding handheld fireworks at a festival in Mashiko nearby Tokyo
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Summer festival in Mashiko nearby Tokyo
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Photo of Kinugawa night sakura festival

① The Omiya Bonsai Art Museum

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There are 55 buildings including 8 national treasures and 34 important cultural properties. In 1999, the entire complex was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site as  Shrines and Temples of Nikko.

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Japanese name: 日光の社寺

How long should I stay?: 1-2 hours

Information offered in English: Partially

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

② Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There are 55 buildings including 8 national treasures and 34 important cultural properties. In 1999, the entire complex was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site as  Shrines and Temples of Nikko.

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

③ Kawagoe Festival (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage)

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

④ Chichibu Night Festival (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage)

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

⑤ Hitachi Sakura Festival (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage)

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

⑥ Karasuyama Yamaage Festival (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage)

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

⑦ Kanuma Autumn Festival (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage)

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

⑧ Yūki-tsumugi (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage)

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

⑨ Hosokawa Washi Paper (UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage)

Immerse yourself in the 🏔️ breathtaking beauty and rich culture of Nikko!

Come and marvel at the splendid carvings and ⚒ magnificiant architecture while enjoying a stroling through the 🏯 edo period architecture and appreciate the beauty of the 🌲 deep forest setting. There is much to do in Nikko for 🏞 nature and culture lovers, such as famous waterfalls, lakes, mountains and marshland as well as museums ♨️hotsprings(onsen) and 🏺museums where you canlearn about the rich history and enriching craftsmanship of the area. ⛩ Nikko Toshogu and the Shrines and Temples of Nikko which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

Price: 1,300 yen (For Toshogu Shrine)

Questions about Nikko: External Link

Address: 2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi 321-1431

Map: Google Map (Please also see the bottom of the page)

How to get there: External Link

Useful links (External links)

This information was correct at the time of publishing, but please check with the attractions and/or the tourist board before traveling.

Map of UNESCO World Heritage Experiences

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