Visit Nikko Toshogu

Nikko Toshogu  (03 04 2020) Visit Toshogu shrine, start from the Nikko Station (JR line) Walking through a main approach road allied by cryptomeria to the shrine Enter into the precinct through Ishidorii (Stone Torii Gate) After watching a vermilion Gojunoto (Five-Story Pagoda) left side Through main gate; Omotemon (Front Gate) or called Nio gate, gateof Guardian deity Nio or Deva Then to watch “Imaginary Elephants”on a gable of the Kamijinko Storehouse, one of Sanjinko (Three Sacred Storehouses) on right side. And famous Sanzaru (Three Wise Monkeys) on Shinkyusha (Sacred Stable), a stable for the shrine’s sacred horses on left … Continue reading Visit Nikko Toshogu