Nikkō's location in Tochigi, Japan. WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> is a prefecture located in the Kantō region on the island of Honshū, Japan For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics.
|Area||1,449. In Political geography and International politics, a country is a Political division of a geographical entity For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. The Regions of Japan are not official administrative units but have been traditionally used as the regional division of Japan in a number of contexts The is a Geographical area of Honshū, the largest Island of Japan. The prefectures of Japan are the country's 47 sub-national Jurisdictions one "metropolis" (都 to) Tokyo; one " circuit WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> is a prefecture located in the Kantō region on the island of Honshū, Japan Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 87 km² (559. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 80 sq mi)|
|Population (as of January 2008)|
|Density||63. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 6 /km² (165 /sq mi)|
|Nikkō Government Office|
1 Imaichi Honchō, Nikkō-shi, Tochigi-ken
|Official website: Nikkō City|
|Shrines and Temples of Nikko*|
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Criteria||i, iv, vi|
|Inscription||1999 (23rd Session)|
|* Name as inscribed on World Heritage List.|
† Region as classified by UNESCO.
Nikkō (日光市 Nikkō-shi?, literally sunlight) is a city located in the mountains of Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. In Geography, location is a position or point in Physical space that something occupies on Earths' surface A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning "greater" is a modern title used in many countries for the highest ranking officer in a municipal government An address is a Code and abstract concept expressing the fixed location of a home business or other building on the earth's surface is the Service mark of the postal system in Japan. It is also used as a Japanese Postal code mark A telephone number or phone number is a sequence of numbers used to call from one Telephone line to another in a Telephone network. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex As of 2008 there are a total of 878 World Heritage Sites located in 145 "State Parties" For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia, Australia and the Pacific ( Australia) A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex Sunlight, in the broad sense is the total spectrum of the Electromagnetic radiation given off by the Sun. |||} A is a local administrative unit in Japan. Cities are ranked on the same level as and, with the difference that they are not a component of. WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> is a prefecture located in the Kantō region on the island of Honshū, Japan For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. Located approximately 140 km north of Tokyo and approximately 35 km west of Utsunomiya, the capital of Tochigi, it is a popular destination for Japanese and international tourists, housing the mausoleum of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (Nikkō Tōshō-gū) and that of his grandson Iemitsu (Iemitsu-byō Taiyū-in), as well as the Futarasan Shrine, which dates to the year 767. The kilometre ( American spelling: kilometer) symbol km is a unit of Length in the Metric system, equal to one thousand is the Capital and the most populous city of Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. is a military rank and historical title in Japan. The Japanese word for "general" it is made up of two Kanji words sho, meaning "commander"  was the founder and first Shogun  of the Tokugawa shogunate is a Shinto shrine located in Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Tokugawa Iemitsu (徳川 家光 August 12, 1604 — June 8, 1651) sometimes is a Shinto shrine in the city of Nikkō Tochigi Prefecture Japan. ---- Events By Place Europe A period of Anarchy begins in Bulgaria. There are also many famous hot springs (onsen) in the area. An is a term for Hot springs ' in the Japanese language, though the term is often used describe the bathing facilities and inns around the hot springs Elevations range from 200 to 2,000 m. The mountains west of the main city are part of Nikkō National Park and contain some of the country's most spectacular waterfalls and scenic trails. is a National park in the Kantō region, on the main island of Honshū in Japan.
As of January 1, 2008, the city has an estimated population of 92,181. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology
Shōdō Shōnin (勝道上人?) established the temple of Rinnō-ji in 782, followed by the temple of Chūzen-ji in 784. is a complex of 15 Buddhist temple buildings in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Events By Place Europe Charlemagne summons the monk and scholar Alcuin of York to head the palace school at Aachen Events By Place Asia The Japanese capital moves away from Nara, ending the Nara period. The village of Nikkō developed around these temples. The shrine of Nikkō Tōshō-gū was completed in 1617 and became a major draw of visitors to the area during the Edo period. is a Shinto shrine located in Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The, also referred to as the Tokugawa period (徳川時代 Tokugawa-jidai) is a division of Japanese history running from 1603 to 1868 A number of new roads were built during this time to provide easier access to Nikkō from surrounding regions. Nikkō Tōshō-gū, Futarasan Shrine and Rinnō-ji now form a UNESCO World Heritage Site. is a Shinto shrine in the city of Nikkō Tochigi Prefecture Japan. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established on November 16 A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex
During the Meiji period Nikkō developed as a mountain resort, and became particularly popular among foreign visitors to Japan. The, or Meiji era, denotes the 45-year reign of the Meiji Emperor, running in the Gregorian calendar, from 23 October 1868 to 30 July The Japanese National Railways began service to Nikkō in 1890 with the Nikkō Line, followed by Tobu Railway in 1929 with its Nikkō Line. abbreviated or "JNR" was the national Railway network of Japan from 1949 to 1987 Year 1890 ( MDCCCXC) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The is a Railway line operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East that serves the city of Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan. is a Japanese Commuter Railway company in the Greater Tokyo Area as well as an intercity and regional operator in the Kantō region. Year 1929 ( MCMXXIX) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Rapid service Tōbu operates several types of rapid service on this line
Nikkō was incorporated as a town in 1889, part of Kamitsuga District. Kamitsuga (上都賀郡 -gun is a district located in Tochigi, Japan. It was upgraded to city status in 1954 after merging with the neighboring village of Okorogawa. On March 20, 2006, the city of Nikkō merged with the city of Imaichi and the municipalities of Ashio, Fujihara, and Kuriyama to create what is officially the new city of Nikkō. Events 1600 - The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Imaichi (今市市 -shi was a city located in Tochigi, Japan. Ashio (足尾町 was a town located in Kamitsuga District, Tochigi, Japan. Fujihara (藤原町 -machi was a town located in Shioya District, Tochigi, Japan. Kuriyama (栗山村 -mura was a village located in Shioya District, Tochigi, Japan. The new city hall is located at the former Imaichi City Hall: the former Nikkō City Hall is now known as Nikkō City Hall-Nikkō Satellite Office.
The post-merger city of Nikkō covers a large area (1,449. The a street lined with approximately 13000 Cryptomeria trees The Nikko Botanical Garden 日光植物園 (26 acres 105 hectares 104490 m² is a Botanical garden operated by the Graduate School of Science University of Tokyo Tōshō-gū (東照宮 is any Shinto shrine in which Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the last shogunate of Japan, is enshrined with the The three wise monkeys ( Japanese:, san'en or sanzaru, or, sanbiki no saru, literally "three monkeys" are a pictorial maxim is a complex of 15 Buddhist temple buildings in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. is a Shinto shrine in the city of Nikkō Tochigi Prefecture Japan. is a scenic lake in Nikkō National Park in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. 87 km²) of rural northwestern Tochigi. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of It is the third-largest city (by area) in Japan, behind Takayama and Hamamatsu. is a city located in Gifu, Japan. As of May 1, 2007 the city has an estimated Population of 95778 is a city located in western Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, and is the largest city in the prefecture
Lake Chūzenji and the Kegon Falls lie in Nikkō, as does the Nikko Botanical Garden. is a scenic lake in Nikkō National Park in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. are located at Lake Chūzenji (source of the Oshiri River) in Nikkō National Park in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan The Nikko Botanical Garden 日光植物園 (26 acres 105 hectares 104490 m² is a Botanical garden operated by the Graduate School of Science University of Tokyo The city's many mountains and waterfalls have made it an important source of hydroelectric power. Hydroelectricity is electricity generated by Hydropower, ie the production of power through use of the gravitational force of falling water The area has also been used for mining copper, aluminum and concrete. Copper (ˈkɒpɚ is a Chemical element with the symbol Cu (cuprum and Atomic number 29 WikipediaNaming Concrete is a construction material composed of Cement (commonly Portland cement) as well as other cementitious materials such as Fly ash and Slag
The weather in Nikkō is fairly similar to that of Hokkaidō even though it is much closer to Tokyo than Hokkaidō. WikipediaWikiProject Japanese prefectures for guidelines --> formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is Japan 's officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and located on the eastern side of the main island Honshū. The elevation of Nikkō plays an important role in this fact. It will usually get cooler as one ascends the mountain. The average temperature of Nikkō is around 7°C (44°F)  with the warmest months reaching only about 22°C (72°F) and the coldest reaching down to about -8°C (17°F) .
Nikkō is the home city to the Nikkō Ice Bucks in the Asia League Ice Hockey. Franchise history The Nikkō area has a long History of ice hockey, with the Furukawa Electric semi-professional team (one of the oldest in Japan having been established The Asia League Ice Hockey is a professional Ice hockey league based in East Asia, with teams from Japan, China, South Korea, Nikkō Arena hosted the Women's Ice Hockey World Championships (Division I) 2007 in April. The Ice Hockey World Championship is an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century.
The lavishly decorated Yōmeimon Gate of Tōshō-gū
Carving of the god of thunder in the Nitenmon Gate of Taiyū-in mausoleum
Bell tower at Taiyū-in
Shinkyō (God Bridge)
1,000 Samurai Festival
1,000 Samurai Festival
1,000 Samurai Festival archery exhibition
|Ashikaga | Kanuma | Mōka | Nasukarasuyama | Nasushiobara | Nikkō | Otawara | Oyama | Sakura | Sano | Shimotsuke | Tochigi | Utsunomiya (capital) | Yaita|
|Haga | Kamitsuga | Kawachi | Nasu | Shimotsuga | Shioya|