Nikko is a small colorful city in the Toshigi prefecture, famous for Tokugawa Ieyasu shrine, and for its Koyo or autumn colors.
Nikko Koyo is particularly long due to large different elevations between the area around the city and the mountains, giving the town a majestic background during the autumn and early winter season.
The Nikko “sacred bridge”, underwent large renovations and it is now open to the public, you can now walk across this bridge (you need to pay a fee).
The site is quite popular with international and domestic visitors and it may get a bit crowded during the autumn season, but the beauty of the place and the relatively closeness to Tokyo, make it a perfect one day trip.
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