Are you looking for what to do in Nikko?
THINGS TO DO AND SEE
Apart from the beautiful foliage that comes beautifully alive during the autumn months, Nikko is abundant with shrines, natural attractions and scenic bridges. And if you crave some adventure, Nikko also offers the right dose of activities that will get your adrenaline rushing, like hiking. To rejuvenate, the hot springs in Nikko are the ultimate bliss.
The temple and shrines of Toshogu, Futarasan and Rinnoji are the most popular ones among many other smaller ones. Best visited during the early morning or around dusk, these are surrounded by many attractive bridges and aqueducts. The Shinkyo Bridge is one of the most famous attractions in Nikko. Picture an oriental red bridge joining two verdant greenwoods, over a flowing azure river; that’s Shinkyo Bridge for you! The Kanmangafuchi Abyss is another must-visit in Nikko. Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park and the neighbouring Nikko Botanical Garden to bask in the captivating local flora and fauna, are great too.
For hiking enthusiasts, the Lake Chuzenji is abundant with several surrounding hikes. The Yudaki Falls are luscious falls that make for a great day-out. For some ecstatic rejuvenation, head to the Yumoto spa and ski slopes!
Below we have a list of things to do in Nikko and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Nikko getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Nikko with confidence.