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Nikko National Park

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Address: Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture
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Nikko National Park Day Trip from Tokyo

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Beautiful nature and scenery ,though can be crowded at some places

Spent 2 wonderful and refreshing days in Nikko ,love the natural surroundings and lush forests .Only made a quick stop at the Unesco Heritage temples and shrines - this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Siew Ping Y
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 wonderful and refreshing days in Nikko ,love the natural surroundings and lush forests .Only made a quick stop at the Unesco Heritage temples and shrines - this attraction can be crowded at peak visiting hours as I prefer to spend more time wandering to quiet nature sites .One of the highlight of my trip was walking the path... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Nikko for the first time and this is just a gem in Japan, so beautiful and with a lot of culture this is quite a natural wonder with the waterfalls and tracks in the parks where you can appreciated the trees and the natural around

Thank Pedro P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even with the off and on rain it was a wonderful day! The huge cedar trees and architecture is absolute stunning! I just wish that we could have had a couple of days to enjoy the beauty of this place! We took the bus from the train station. It was cool and rainy and there are a lot of hills,... More 

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Grenoble, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the 4-day Tobu pass at the Asakusa station in Tokyo. Unfortunately we took the Tobu bus on a saturday morning up to Lake Yumato. Leaving Nikko at 8:30 am we got there at 11am, standing all the way on a packed bus, without any security for passengers through dozens of hairpin turns. Everywhere else in Japan passengers have... More 

Thank stism
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I went for a day trip from Tokyo. This place was amazing in Autumn with many waterfalls, lakes, trees were in red and yellow. Do not miss this place in your trip.

1 Thank Thanh M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A friend and I stayed in Nikko and then took the bus to Nikko national park.. we thought we had it sorted and would be able to get off the bus at one point and start our walk straight away.. sadly we were wrong, we ended up at the bottom of a closed ropeway and stuck on the roadside till... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived during the autumn fall and the trees were so colorful and beautiful. There are many amazing waterfalls, lakes, trees.. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Amazing day trip, one of the best highlights during our visit to Japan. Nikko is absolutely stunning. All the stops are well timed but the park is huge so you're only just scratching the surface but what you do see is amazing. Make sure you go into the building with the crying Dragon! Highly recommend.

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Freshwater, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Took an all day tour through Viator to what is a large national park with what we were hoping would be plenty of Autumn color at the end of September. Sadly, it hasn't been cold enough (even though it was only 11 degrees when we were there) and so there wasn't much to see. Further, the weather was quite overcast,... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This park is full of people in October and November. The most beautiful place to see Autumn colors. Need to spend 2-3 days if you can really stay and so wonderful tracking routes and many water falls.

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