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What You Should not Miss in the City of Nikko

This spring, Nikko and Kinugawa Hot Spring Resort present a great tourism campaign! Enjoy special seasonal events and the first-ever events in the resort!

In spring 2018, the entire area in Tochigi prefecture including Nikko city will be on a large-scale Tourism campaign called "Destination Campaign (DC)", which will collaborate with Japan Railway Group.
As the pre-events of DC, the resort offers campaign-related special events and valuable opportunities for tourists from April 1 through June 30, 2017. Do not miss these opportunities, and enjoy touring around Nikko and Kinugawa Hot Spring Resort.

Special Events to Celebrate Launch of DC in the World-Heritage Shrines and Temples of Nikko

Nikko

Only in this season, visitors can enjoy fantastic illuminated night view of Nikko’s World-Heritage Shrines and Temples of Nikko including the Nikko Toshogu Shrine and the Yomeimon Gate.

"HANAMI PARTY" Night Cherry Blossoms Viewing Party

Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring

Participate in “HANAMI, ” Japanese traditional culture to view cherry blossom and enjoy meals and performing arts, and experience “enkai” (Japanese style party) under fantastically illuminated cherry trees. The fee covers a special box lunch "BENTO", two sake cups of beverages, Japanese culture experiences, and table charge.

Welcoming you with fresh Strawberry in Nikko

Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring

The city of Nikko is known as the production area of brand strawberry “Tochiotome.” The strawberries picked by local famers in the morning are offered and sold.

  • Term
    Sundays in April and May, and May 3 (Wed / Holiday) - 5 (Fri / Holiday)
  • Time
    9:45 – 12:30
  • Price
    Admission free
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Tour to Visit 3 Dams and explore History

Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring

This special guided tour is offered as a benefit given only to the guests of hotels and ryokans in the Kawaji Hot Spring Resort. Visitors can see inside of the dam that is usually closed to the public. You can also experience walking along the catwalk.

  • Term
    Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays in April and June
  • Time
    9:45 – 12:30
  • Price
    Adult: 3,000 yen, Child below junior high-school student: 2,000 yen
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

The Best Starry Sky Present to Guests

Oku-Nikko

This special astronomical observation event is a benefit given only to the guest of hotels and ryokans in Yumoto Hot Spring Resort. In the clear air, enjoy one of the best and most beautiful starry skies in Japan.

  • Term
    Saturdays and Sundays in April and May (Except April 8 and 9, and May 6, 7, 13 and 14)
  • Time
    Starting from 20:00
  • Price
    200 yen
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Takenoyoi Matsuri (Bamboo Evening Festival)

Yunishigawa, Kawamata and Oku-Kinu Hot Spring

Faint and soft light of bamboo lanterns with candles and electric lamps inside surrounds the hot spring resort. On June 3 and 4, the Heike Taisai Festival is held, and people in Heike warriors and Japanese princess costumes parade the resort.

  • Term
    April 28 (Fri) - June 4 (Sun)
  • Time
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Price
    Admission free
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

A Wonderful Evening at Embassy Villas

Oku-Nikko

Take your time and enjoy the breathtaking evening twilight time in the Italian and British Embassy House Memorial Parks by the Chuzenji Lake.

Kinugawa Onsen Taverna

Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring

By purchasing a 300-yen wrist band used as a ticket, you can enjoy eating and drinking around in the area.

  • Term
    April - June
  • Time
    11:00 - 2:00 * The time varies depending on the facility.
  • Price
    300 yen * The bills for meals and drinks are not included.
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Kinugawa Hot Spring Resort Street Walking Coupon

Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring

By using this coupon, you can buy variety of items including onsen manju (a bun stuffed with azuki-bean paste) and soft-service ice cream at discounted prices at 9 shops in the Kinugawa Hot Spring Resort.

  • Term
    April - September
  • Price
    500 yen
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

Nikko Omotesando Street "OMOTENASHI" Coupon

Nikko

By using this coupon, you can buy variety of items including Japanese sake and yokan (azuki-bean jelly) at discounted prices at 14 shops near the shrines and temples in Nikko.

  • Term
    April - September
  • Price
    650 yen
  • Place
  • Contact
    Nikko City Tourism Association
    +81-288-22-1525

A Variety of Benefits for Tourists from Other Countries

Nikko / Kinugawa-onsen Spring Breeze Campaign

Nikko
Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring
Oku-Nikko
Yunishigawa, Kawamata and Oku-Kinu Hot Spring

Enjoy the cherry blossom season with various benefits including cherry blossom viewing events, opportunities to take the hot spring bath at no charge, and discounted admission fees and special offerings in various facilities.

Visit and See the Beautifully Renovated Yomeimon Gate in the Nikko Toshogu Shrine.

Renovation of the Yomeimon Gate Completed.

Nikko

Major renovation of the “National Treasure Yomeimon Gate,” which was constructed by combining artisans’ sophisticated skills in the Edo period, has been completed for the first time in about 40 years. Now, you can see the 508 flamboyant sculptures recoated by traditional techniques from a close distance. Repair of the statues of Three Monkeys will be also completed in April 2017 and exhibited to the public.

New Type Limited Express Introduced and SL(*Steam Locomotive) Train to Return!

New Type Limited Express “Revaty”

Nikko
Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring
Imaichi

From April 21, Tobu Railway will introduce new type of limited express "Revaty" featuring the latest in-train equipment on the route between Asakusa, Tokyo and Nikko/Kinugawa-onsen. The new limited express will make travel to Nikko more comfortable and convenient.

SL Taiju *SL:Steam Locomotive

Kinugawa - Kawaji Hot Spring
Imaichi

On August 10. an Steam Locomotive train of Tobu Railway will return for the first time in half a century. The train will be operated over 12.4km on the route between the Shimo-imaichi Station and Kinugawa Onsen Station mainly on Saturdays and holidays.

* Changes may be made to the details and prices etc. displayed here. Please check before departing.