Nikko

Tokyo

ShiodomeSkytreeMeiji shrineHarajukuEast GardenSenso-ji

9th September 2013

Welcome sign, Nikko Torii
Torii
Carvings (Dragon? Rabbit/hare? Tiger)
Carvings (Dragon? Rabbit/hare? Tiger)
Pagoda
Pagoda
Discarded bad luck fortunes
Discarded bad luck fortunes
Guardian lion (?) in gate
Guardian lion (?) in gate
Stone lanterns
Stone lanterns
Gate
Gate
  Sanjinko (sacred storehouse) at Tosho-gu shrine, with elephant carvings
Sanjinko (sacred storehouse) at Tosho-gu shrine, with elephant carvings
Elephant carvings, Sanjinko (sacred storehouse) at Tosho-gu shrine
Elephant carvings, Sanjinko (sacred storehouse) at Tosho-gu shrine
 
  School party
School party
School party
School party
 
Shinkyusha (sacred stable) at Tosho-gu shrine, with monkey carvings
Shinkyusha (sacred stable) at Tosho-gu shrine, with monkey carvings
Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil monkeys, on shinkyusha (sacred stable) at Tosho-gu shrine
Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil monkeys, on shinkyusha (sacred stable) at Tosho-gu shrine
Torii
Torii
Torii
  Carving
Carving
Purification area
Purification area
Bell
Bell
  Lantern from Dutch East India Company with upside-down symbols
Lantern from Dutch East India Company with upside-down symbols
Lantern from Dutch East India Company with upside-down symbols Top of lantern from Dutch East India Company with upside-down symbols
Top of lantern from Dutch East India Company with upside-down symbols
Bird carvings
Bird carvings
Peacock carving
Peacock carving
Storehouse for portable shrines
Storehouse for portable shrines
Portable shrines
Portable shrines
  Tiger carvings
Tiger carvings
Nemuri-neko: sleeping cat carving
Nemuri-neko: sleeping cat carving
 
Steps up to tomb of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Steps up to tomb of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Steps up to tomb of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Steps up to tomb of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Urn containing remains of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Urn containing remains of Tokugawa Ieyasu
 
Karamon
Karamon
Karamon Karamon Karamon panorama
Figures on Karamon
Figures on Karamon
Details of Karamon carvings
Details of Karamon carvings
Details of Karamon carvings  
  Torii
Torii
Torii
Torii
 
       

Nikko town

  Cigarette vending machine, Nikko town
Cigarette vending machine
Lunch in Nikko
Lunch in Nikko
 
  JR Nikko (wooden) railway station
JR Nikko (wooden) railway station
JR Nikko (wooden) railway station Spring outside JR Nikko railway station
Spring outside JR Nikko railway station
       

On the train from Nikko to Utsunomiya

  Rice fields from Nikko-Tokyo train
Rice fields
Rice fields from Nikko-Tokyo train