Taiyuinbyo Shrine

Currently Closed
  • Address: Yamauchi, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 550 JPY
  • Time Required: 00:40 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids

Another architecture marvel and an example of stunning Japanese beauty, the Taiyuinbyo Shrine is a lavish mausoleum and a sub temple of the neighboring Rinnoji Temple.

A walk through the woods, and the characteristic escalations and plunges are what you will experience as you get around the Taiyuinbyo Shrine. Having a historical significance of being dedicated to the third shogun of Japan and the grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu – Iemitsu and having a high resemblance to the Nikko Tosho-gu’s ornate, oriental architecture and spectacular figures, this attraction too is a world heritage site.

The Omizuya Water House is what you will first come across as you enter the attractions; this is where visitors wash their hands, before venturing the inner grounds of the shrine. Supposed to be having purifying properties the water house is considered highly sacred.

The Nitenmon Gate, the Niomon Gate and the Honden Main Hall are the most striking features of the Taiyuinbyo Shrine.

  • Admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.

  • Bus from Tobu and JR Nikko Stations.

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  • Taiyuinbyo Shrine Address: Yamauchi, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
  • Taiyuinbyo Shrine Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Taiyuinbyo Shrine Price: 550 JPY
  • Best time to visit Taiyuinbyo Shrine(preferred time): 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Taiyuinbyo Shrine: 00:40 Mins
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  • 65.47% of people who visit Nikko include Taiyuinbyo Shrine in their plan

  • 56.76% of people start their Taiyuinbyo Shrine visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Taiyuinbyo Shrine

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

64.62% of people prefer walking in order to reach Taiyuinbyo Shrine

People normally club together Nikko Tosho-gu and Kegon Falls while planning their visit to Taiyuinbyo Shrine.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures