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Tochigi Prefecture

Index
Nikko World Heritage
Okari Den Shrine
Oyaji Temple
Shiraito Falls
Takio Shrine
Urami Falls
 

Nikko World Heritage

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Three monkeys tell us that children should “see-no-evil, say-no-evil, her-no-evil”.
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Okari Den - Temporary Shrine 1639 AD

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Shiraito Falls

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Going up the stairs to Takio Shrine

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This shrine enshrines the Goddes of Water “Mizuhanome Kami” of the Niukawakami Jin jiya in Higashi Yoshinomura. Yoshino-gun, Nara prefecture, who is the elder sister of the Sun God “Amaterasu Omikami” believed to be the creator of Japan. The shrine was dedicated to the Goddess by Nobuo Yokokawa, Ex-Governor of Tochigi Prefecture at Takatoku, Fujiwara-machi, Tochigi on 26th November 1977, but due to the expansion of the prefectural road it was transferred to the present site in 1998. They pray for Safety and Fortune at this shrine.

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Urami Falls

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Oyaji Temple
1198 Oyamachi, Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture 321-0345

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