"Lucky Cat - You`ll be lucky to find it!" Nikko Tourist Trap Tip by ianmac

Nikko Tourist Traps: 7 reviews and 3 photos

  Temples and Shrines of Nikko
by ianmac

At the temples, you can pay an extra fee to see the Sleeping Cat. I paid the extra money and climbed and climbed and couldn`t find this sleeping cat. I came back down this mountain, after seeing some mondaine temples-far less exciting than the rest of Nikko, and find the Sleeping Cat. If you bend down at the ticket gate, you can see the Sleeping Cat and avoid wasting your money.

Unique Suggestions: Be prepared to climb many, many stairs with little to make it worth the trek at the top.

Fun Alternatives: Save the time to visit Jakko Falls (see my Off the Beaten Path tip)

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 1, 2004
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