Nikko has plenty of tourist attractions that embodies Japan.
The city has so many highlights and has been a must-visit place for a long time.
Nikko is a microcosm of Japan. The World Heritage Site Shrines and Temples, hot springs, crystal clear streams and colorful mountains entice visitors from around the globe.
At Edo Wonderland theme park in Kinugawa, you can experience life in 17th Century Japan as a Ninja, Samurai or courtesan.
Kinugawa & Kawaji Area
Yunishigawa ・Kawamata ・Okukinu Area
Access to Nikko City
Tokyo - NikkoShortest time is 1hr 35m from Tokyo station to Nikko!
TAsakusa or Shinjuku - Kinugawa Onsen - Yunishigawa Onsen
Nikko has been a long-established Onsen resort with famous hot springs like Kinugawa and Yunishigawa.
Most of the hotels boast open-air baths where visitors can have a soak and enjoy the seasonal views.
Popular hotels in Nikko
Popular hotels in Kinugawa-Kawaji
Popular hotels in Yunishigawa, Kawamata & Okukinu
Tours & Activities
Our Nikko tours are fun and convenient.
Day trips are also available!
Nikko is packed full of things to do and see - World Heritage Site Shrines and Temples of Nikko, Kinugawa River Boat Ride, Ryuokyo Valley - that you will always be wanting more time.
There are also many theme parks to be enjoyed as a family.
Nikko Toshogu Shrine
In the complex, there are 55 buildings, including 8 national treasures and 34 important cultural assets. The luxurious and sumptuous shrine will leave you mesmerized.
The buildings are lacquered and decorated with vibrant colors while the pillars and other structures are covered in a multitude of carvings.
EDO WONDERLAND NIKKO EDOMURA
A history theme park centered on the Edo period (17th century).
Travel back in time and visit a complete replica of a town back in 17th century Japan, including a Ninja village and Samurai houses.
The lake is located in Nikko National Park and is the highest natural lake in Japan.
It is a popular scenic spot to view the magnificent natural surroundings. The sightseeing boat cruise is recommeded.
The main falls has a height of 97m.
An elevator will take you to an observatory platform allowing visitors to see the basin of the falls from nearby and to appreciate the sheer power of mother nature.
In the past, the Japanese used to wear "Kanjiki", a traditional version of modern snow shoes, to survive the harsh winters. Try them on!
Please book by yourself.
Strawberry picking experience
Enjoy picking your own strawberries. They are grown to be eaten safely on the spot.
Japan's No.1place for all-you-can-eat strawberries!-
Nikko Strawberry Park
- Termmid-December - late June
"Yuba" (tofu skin) dishes are famous in Nikko.
It is a versatile ingredient, very good for you and suitable for vegans.
"Nikko Soba" (buckwheat noodle) is also famous.
Various sweets are popular at the hot spring resorts and make great souvenirs!
Enjoy yuba, Nikko's delicacy.
Yuba is the tofu skin made from boiling soy milk.
There are various ways to enjoy yuba: in a traditional Japanese course, a casual café style or a take away style. Choose your preference and have a taste.
Nikko Tennen shaved ice (with flavored syrup)
There are only 5 natural ice specialists in Japan and 3 of them are in Nikko. The natural ice produced in Nikko is very pure and makes the taste unique. A must try!
Local Sake of Nikko
There is a saying that where fine cedar trees grow, fine sake is brewed. Imaichi is a renowned area for brewing excellent Sake.
The sake brewery visit is very popular and available throughout the year.
Free brewery tour is available any time. (Reservation required)
Tamarizuke / Robatazuke
Japanese pickles made by marinating fresh local vegetables in “tamari,” liquid produced in the process of maturing miso (soybean paste),, or “tamari shoyu,” thick soy sauce produced by using more soybeans than regular shoyu.
- Nikko fireside pickled Kinugawa shop
Heike Ochudo Ryori (Fleeing Heike Warrior Cuisine),
This cuisine is named after the old legend that fleeing Heike warriors surrounded fire and baked the foods that they got in the mountain and river. You can sit around a fire pit and enjoy the cuisine.