Sightseeing Spots

Historic Spots and Parks

Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park

Nikko

The villa constructed for recuperation of Emperor Taisho is a comprehensive building group formed by the styles of the three periods including late Edo, Meiji and Taisho, and one of the largest Meiji and Taisho style imperial villas that exist in Japan. From these architectures and beautiful gardens, visitors can learn the various architectural techniques and Japanese imperial culture. This villa is registered as one of the national treasures.

Italian Embassy House Memorial Park

Okunikko

The architecture that was used as a villa of the Italian embassy for summer retreat for 70 years since 1928 is restored and opened to the public. From the villa, visitors can have panoramic view of the Chuzenji Lake that exists there quietly.

British Embassy House Memorial Park

Okunikko

For the first time, the British Embassy House, which was built by Ernest Mason Satow in 1896 and used by the ambassadors until 1997, is opened to the public.

  • Term
    July 1 (Fri) - November 30 (Wed) *Closed on Mondays in April, May and November (If any national holiday falls on Monday, the facility is open on the Monday and closed on the next day.)
  • Time
    9:00 - 17:00 (From November 11, closed at 16:00)
  • Price
    Adults: 200 yen, Children: 100 yen
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Kanmangafuchi Abyss

Nikko

A place of rare scenic beauty created by the lava erupted from Mt. Nantaisan, on the Daiyagawa River. It is said that the number of the group of about 70 jizo (guardian deity of children), changes whenever you count. In addition, visitors can see the legendary Sanskrit characters that are said to be sculptured by Kobo Daishi (Saint Kobo),.

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  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525