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Nikko is located in Tochigi Prefecture, about 140 km north of Tokyo. Nikko has just 90,000 residents, but Nikko National Park draws millions of visitors per year. The main attractions are the Shrines and Temples of Nikko, including Futarasan Jinja, Rinnō-ji,and Nikkō Tōshō-gū, are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other draws include the glorious nature of the area including the mountains, rivers, waterfalls, onsen, lakes and even some wild animals.
Nikko is served by two train lines that terminate in the town not far from the temples: Tobu Railway and JR East. There are plenty of lodging options in Nikko, from 4-star Western style hotels to local Japanese ryoken, where you will sleep on a tatami mat on the floor. Most restaurants close early, so dinner may be tough to find if you spend the night here.
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