Futarasan Jinja, Nikko

Futarasan Jinja - A Quick Overview


Address: 2307 Sannai, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1431, Japan

Phone: +81-288540535

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Futarasan Jinja, Nikko

Can’t get enough of Nikko’s remarkable craftsmanship and architecture? The Nikko Futarasan Jinja Shrine is another classic!

Established back in 782, by a Buddhist monk named Shodo Shonin, who also happens to be the pioneer of Buddhism in Japan, this attraction is devoted to the Nikko's three highly worshipped and sacred mountains of the Mount Nantai, the Mount Nyoho and the Mount Taro. In fact, the Shrine derives its name from the alternate name of Mount Nantai – the utmost eminent of the three mountains.

The Nikko Futarasan Jinja Shrine is full of protruding springs, spiritual halls, and deep-rooted holy trees that enhance this place’s Zen element! Walk around and feel every vibe of this attraction for a one-of-its-kind experience.

Futarasan Jinja Information

  • There is a lot of climbing of stairs.

Futarasan Jinja Ticket Prices

  • 200 yen for a small paid area.

How To reach Futarasan Jinja by Public Transport

  • Buses from Tobu and JR Nikko Stations.

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Futarasan Jinja, Nikko Reviews

  • We went here during the new year holidays to get their famous momiji. Highly recommended, just don’t forget to put more clothes during the winter.

  • Absolutely beautiful that these shrines and temples can be preserved for so long. Very quiet. 500円 - 大人 Well worth it.

  • Nice shrine but can get busy!

  • Nice shrine. The stone lanterns behind the shrine are lovely.

  • Good fall colors highlit the harmonious placement

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