Saturday, December 22, 2012

Autumn Colors at Nikko


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Nikko is a small colorful city in the Toshigi prefecture, famous for Tokugawa Ieyasu shrine, and for its Koyo or autumn colors.

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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.

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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).

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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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3 comments:

Jon Lenvik said...

I was there a month ago.

islandjp said...

Hi Jon,
Thanks for visiting, it is a great place to visit.

derrick recky said...

its great.