A Walk to Remember in Nikko National Park, Japan
Nikko National Park is a national park in the Kanto region on the main island of Honshu in Japan. This national park is established in 1934 and it spreads over four prefectures: Tochigi, Gunma, Fukushima and Niigata.
Firest in 1911 the Diet of Japan designated Nikko as animperal park. After 20 years it was established as a national park. Throughout the years this park was expanded many times. In 2007 Oze National Park which was in part of the Nikko National Park became a separate.
This park is considered as one of the most beautiful parks not only in Japan but wider in the world. It is a popular tourist destination which is visited by many tourists. The park is rich with striking scenery and landscapes. It is also a place rich with history. Many Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Most noticable are the Nikko Tosho-gu and Rinno-ji. They are deisgnated a UNESCO World Heritage Site as the Shrines and Temples of Nikko.
Nikko National Park is a popular destination for camping, golfing, skiing, hiking and its numerous historical onset hot spring resorts.
The name Mount Nantai literally means “man’s body mountain”. It’s heights is 2485 m. On a clear day it can be seen from the Pacific ocean 100 km away.
Shinkyo Sacred Bridge
This bridge is located just outside of the national park and is a Shinto Shrine. The bridge is crossing the Daiya River.
This is a 4 square kilometers area. The name translated in English means battlefield.
Kegon-no-taki Waterfall and The Chuzenji-ko Lake
The lake is 161 m deep and it was created by eruption of the mount Nantai. Kegon falls are 97 high.
Taiyu-in Reibyo Yashamon
The name of these falls comes because of the twin falls that forms an object as a dragon’s heads.
Dragon King Waterfall, Ryuo-kyo Gorge
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