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Nikko

Nikko (日光) is a city located in the mountains of Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is a popular destination for Japanese and international tourists, housing the mausoleum of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (Nikko Toshogu) and that of his grandson Iemitsu (Iemitsu-byo Taiyu-in), as well as the Futarasan Shrine, which dates to the year 767. There are also many famous hot springs (onsen) in the area. Nikko is located at very high level from the sea level. The mountains west of the main city are part of Nikko National Park and contain some of the country's most spectacular waterfalls and scenic trails.

There is Kegon Waterfall (華厳の滝, kegonnotaki) which is the most famous Japanese waterfall. Besides, there are many waterfalls in Nikko.

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Sightseeing Guide: Nikko

Nikko (日光) is a city located in the mountains of Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is a popular destination for Japanese and international tourists, housing the mausoleum of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (Nikko Toshogu) and that of his grandson Iemitsu (Iemitsu-byo Taiyu-in), as well as the Futarasan Shrine, which dates to the year 767. There are also many famous hot springs (onsen) in the area. Nikko is located at very high level from the sea level. The mountains west of the main city are part of Nikko National Park and contain some of the country's most spectacular waterfalls and scenic trails.

There is Kegon Waterfall (華厳の滝, kegonnotaki) which is the most famous Japanese waterfall. Besides, there are many waterfalls in Nikko.