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“Part of Toshogu Shrine”

Yomeimon (Main Gate)
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Private Chartered Taxi Tour to Nikko from Tokyo
Ranked #24 of 157 things to do in Nikko
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Part of Toshogu Shrine”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

This elaborate gate crafted with leaping lions and dragons was built for Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1634. There are over 400 carvings. It is also known as the sunset Gate. Below the front gable is an inscription by Emperor Gomizuo.

Visited December 2013
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