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Sakurayama Nikkokan

178 Sakuramachi, Takayama 506-0858, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-32-5100
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A Very Nice Place to Visit

Sakurayama Nikkokan gets second billing to the Festival Floats Exhibition Hall, though they can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hanan B
,
Ramat Gan, Israel
via mobile
Amazing detail

The detail was amazing and the fact we had actually visited the temple ourselves on our previous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chelsea B
,
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good64%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
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178 Sakuramachi, Takayama 506-0858, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-32-5100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sakurayama Nikkokan gets second billing to the Festival Floats Exhibition Hall, though they can both be visited on the same ticket. It turns out that the former is far superior to the latter (something like the opening singer or band being better than the one...More

Thank Hanan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The detail was amazing and the fact we had actually visited the temple ourselves on our previous visit to Japan made it that much more enjoyable.

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Amazingly detailed models of real temples & shrines, very intricate detail. Over a hundred of them I would estimate. Situated next door to the Floats Museum & included in the ticket price. Worth a look, it took a lot of craftsmen many years to make...More

Thank lovetheunexpected
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This exhibition hall is located close by the Matsuri Yatai Kaikan hall (the Festival Floats Exhibition) and a joint ticket is available. It comprises a number of perfect scale models of the main shrines and temples of the area. Very interesting and well worth a...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 1 May 2017

After visiting the Toshgu shrines in Nikko it was interesting to see the models here, in the city that supplied the workers who made those shrines.

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Visited with hubby as part of the Titan "Essence of Japan" trip. The models are to one tenth scale of the actual Nikko-Toshogu buildings. It took 15 years to make using 33 carpenters. There are 28 model and the 5 storied pagado is beautiful. A...More

Thank Wasessa
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you have visited the festival floats you can enter this next door for free. It is worth it the models of the historic buildings and temples are superb

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you are not going to visit Nikko, then this is a MUST Even if you go or have been to Nikko, this is a very nice and VERY impressive place. It took 33 people and 15 years to construct this 1/10 scale perfect replica...More

Thank Shlomi T
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I am surprised to see that the whole model, although very sophisticated and special, is displayed in darkness with a few dim lights nearby the descriptions. The darkness makes it difficult to read and to see the details and the beauty of the carving. I...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is an interesting display if you have been or are going to Nikko. The craftsmanship is amazing, but it is so small that it is easy to overlook the details.

Thank CKT808
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