Advertisement
« previous next »
Lake Chuzenji with Mt. Nantai  

Lake Chuzenji with Mt. Nantai

Japan Trip: Day 3 - Day Trip to Nikko

May 15th 2007
We took a day trip to Nikko National Park, north of Tokyo. It was about a 2 hour bus ride up there. It was raining with thunder when we got there. We went through the Rinnoji Temple and Toshogu Shrine complex, a collection of beautiful historic buildings on hilly terrain surrounded by huge cedar trees. We had a Japanese-style lunch in a local restaurant in Nikko, which I thought was really goo ... read more
Asia » Japan » Tochigi » Nikko

Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.152s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 10; qc: 52; dbt: 0.0282s; 52; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.5mb