Top Historical Places in Nikko

Are you looking to explore the history of Nikko through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Nikko including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Nikko. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Nikko ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Nikko, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Nikko for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Nikko with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park


    Want a break from all the shrines and waterfalls? Head to the heavenly tranquil Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park. This is one Nikko attraction that promises Zen like none other! The ex-residence of Nikko’s then emperor and his wife, this residence accommodates a whopping 106 rooms and immaculately clipped lawns and gardens that also included a cherry tree, apparently dating bac...Read more
  2. Kanmangafuchi Abyss

    Walking Area, Statue

    Another attraction which is an outcome Mount Nantai’s upsurge, makes it to Nikko’s must-see attractions. A gorgeous gorge nested amidst central Nikko, captivates you as you leisurely take in Nikko’s orientation. 70 stone statues of red-bibbed Jizo lace the pathways of this attraction. Interestingly, the Jizo is a Bodhisattva overhauling the deceased! Also referred to as "Bake ...Read more