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8 Reasons Why You Should Visit Nikko

Fresh air, shaved ice and 'steps to heaven.' Need a reason to visit Nikko? Here are eight!

10 Can't-Miss Destinations in Nikko

Beyond its famous shrine and stunning waterfalls, you can find historic hotels, cedar-lined walks and period theme parks in this renowned summertime resort region.

Autumn Nikko for Bento?

Little Miss Bento travels to Tochigi's most famous sightseeing spot for culinary inspiration.

Waterfall with Autumn Colors in Nikko

Enjoy the seasonal display in Tochigi Prefecture.

Autumn Waterfall in Nikko

Between the huge drop and the bright leaves, it's a spectacular view!

UNESCO Sites in the Tokyo Area

Tokyo is great for food, shopping and relaxation. But you should know there are also a handful of stellar World Heritage Sites right in the area!

Posh Japan Train Travels to Try Before You Die

If you think cross-country train rides only offer magnificent views, think again. Japan, teeming with glorious natural wonders, has made moving from one prefecture to another a luxurious experience you'll never forget!

Video: 1,840 km of Japan in 14 Days

From Hiroshima to Nikko and all points in between, this four-minute video covers a whole lot of ground!

Full List: Japan’s UNESCO Shrines & Temples!

Japan is home to thousands of historic shrines and temples, and a good few of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A visit to just one can give insight into Japanese culture.

Top 20 Power Spots in Japan

Japan seems to be overflowing with so-called 'power spots.' Here are 20 of the best, many of them tied to mountain worship, ancient shrines, and the very origins of Japan.

Our 6 Favorite Veltra Discount Packages

Looking to save a few yen on some of Japan's big tourist spots? These packages offer discounts and special deals rolled into the regular price, from Hokkaido to Okinawa—including limited-time discounts to the Robot Restaurant!

9 Things to Do in Tochigi in Spring

Tochigi is full of colorful delight as spring brings a wide swathe of flora across the prefecture.

True Colors: Nikko Toshogu Shrine

Attracting almost 2 million visitors every year, Nikko Toshogu Shrine is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan.

Japan's 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Every traveler to Japan should be sure to visit at least a few of the nation's stellar World Heritage Sites, ranging from 1,000-year-old temples and shrines to breathtaking natural biospheres.

5 Dreamy Hotels in Nikko

Nikko's beautiful forests, mountains, lake, rivers and hot springs have long made it a popular summertime resort destination. Here are five dreamy places to stay!

3 Cool Countryside Day Trips from Tokyo

We all need a break from the city sometimes. Experience the other side of Japan with these three day trips to the countryside right outside Tokyo.

December in Japan

From Nikko and Tokyo to Kyoto, Miyajima and more, the cold temperatures didn't stop these travelers from checking out the best of Japan.

Japan’s Top 20 Three-Star Michelin Spots

Japan is one of the best travel destinations on the planet. Here’s why.

5 Ninja-Related Spots in & around Tokyo

No trip to Japan is complete without celebrating its signature order of clandestine spies and assassins! These five spots will give you your ninja fix while exploring Tokyo and beyond!

Texan in Tochigi!

How can you not be fascinated by something called the 'Kanman-ga-Fuchi Abyss'? As our favorite Texan in Tokyo proves, Nikko has something for everyone, rain or shine!

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