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Nikko Futarasan Jinja Shrine

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2307 Sannai, Nikko 321-1431, Tochigi Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Futarasan Jinja Shrine, near to Tosho-gu, is another famous Shrine in Nikko. This Shrine is much older that others but with less visitors. So you can freely stroll around and admire the architecture.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 6 days ago

Futarasan Shrine stands next to Toshogu Shrine in central Nikko. Much older than its more lavish neighbor, the shrine was founded in 782 by Shodo Shonin, the Buddhist monk who introduced Buddhism to Nikko and who also founded the nearby Rinnoji Temple.  This shrine is...More

Thank eugenef36
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Jinja as part of a day trip from Tokyo. The place is very pretty and well worth the visit. Amazing shrines and pagodas with ancient art all over. The wood carvings is top class. Only down side is this place is very busy...More

Thank Avi_Shaul
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this shrine after about a 15 minute walk from the Toshogu Shrine via a lovely road with tall trees on both sides. There is a public toilet between the two shrines. There is no English signage and you are left a little confused...More

Thank Dhiraj H
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We enjoyed visiting this shrine. It was beautiful, and kept the interest of the family. It took us under an hour here.

Thank MelissaSue303
Reviewed 22 September 2018

The main building here is currently undergoing a massive restoration project (which you can peek at), so it would be ideal to visit when that is completed. If you do go, it might be best to arrange to visit this area before Tosho-gu since that...More

Thank LexiV
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The Shinto Shrine I would recommend to visit on your way from Nikko Toshogu Shrine to Taiyuimbyu Shrine. It’s hidden in the forest of ancient pine trees and invites you to feel and appreciate traditional Japanese culture in a quiet and peaceful surroundings!

Thank CatherineBulg
Reviewed 12 June 2018

While not worth a trip to Nikko just to see this, it is worthy of some of the time you should allow while walking the shrine route. Although a main building is under renovation, they have enable some viewing of the work by tourists: there...More

Thank SC-NY-CT-PA-GA
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Not as extravagant temple wise ,as in carvings and large shrines,this Buddhist temple has a large courtyard/shrine, and office where you can get your temple seal/scripture, its on the heritage loop,and worth visiting . also connects with other shrines/temples via a forest walkway ,just outside...More

Thank mickknap
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Under repair. Did walk around the grounds and looked at other parts that were open . Nice but not the best to see on the Heritage site. Save for last and if you have remaining time I would then check it out.

Thank Perry H
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