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Keith's Guidebook

Keith

Keith's Guidebook

Sightseeing
Nikko Toshogu and the surrounding shrines are some of the premier tourist attractions in Japan. It’s possible to walk from YellowHouse to the shrines in under 30 mins. Alternatively, bus information is provided in the house.
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Nikko Toshogu and the surrounding shrines are some of the premier tourist attractions in Japan. It’s possible to walk from YellowHouse to the shrines in under 30 mins. Alternatively, bus information is provided in the house.
The historic Shinkyo Bridge must be one of the most photographed bridges in Japan! The view from the road bridge is spectacular, with pristine water cascading over rocks and under the beautiful vermillion bridge. It’s walkable from YellowHouse in 30/35 mins.
Shinkyo Bridge
The historic Shinkyo Bridge must be one of the most photographed bridges in Japan! The view from the road bridge is spectacular, with pristine water cascading over rocks and under the beautiful vermillion bridge. It’s walkable from YellowHouse in 30/35 mins.
Tamozawa is often forgotten as one of Nikko’s attractions, but the gardens and the beautiful structure are well worth a visit, especially in Spring or Autumn. It’s only 10 mins walk from YellowHouse.
Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa Memorial Park
Tamozawa is often forgotten as one of Nikko’s attractions, but the gardens and the beautiful structure are well worth a visit, especially in Spring or Autumn. It’s only 10 mins walk from YellowHouse.
This is a beautiful place to take a walk. There are dozens and dozens of “Jizo” statues beside a beautiful river gorge. It’s just 15 mins walk from YellowHouse.
Kanmangafuchi Abyss - Jiunji Hondo Temple
This is a beautiful place to take a walk. There are dozens and dozens of “Jizo” statues beside a beautiful river gorge. It’s just 15 mins walk from YellowHouse.
Lake Chuzenji is a stunning Lake at almost 1,300m in elevation. One of the largest lakes in Japan, the views are stunning. Enjoy walking by the shore, enjoy a pedal boat, or take a sightseeing boat. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes by the lake. It’s about 30 mins drive from YellowHouse up a very famous road with switchback after switchback. Buses also go up to the lake regularly. Check the timetables in the house.
Lake Chūzenji
Lake Chuzenji is a stunning Lake at almost 1,300m in elevation. One of the largest lakes in Japan, the views are stunning. Enjoy walking by the shore, enjoy a pedal boat, or take a sightseeing boat. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes by the lake. It’s about 30 mins drive from YellowHouse up a very famous road with switchback after switchback. Buses also go up to the lake regularly. Check the timetables in the house.
Kegon falls are very near Lake Chuzenji and are a very popular attraction. Take an elevator down, through the rock to a viewing platform in front of the falls. Don’t forget your camera, but take care with the spray from the falls!
Kegon Falls
Kegon falls are very near Lake Chuzenji and are a very popular attraction. Take an elevator down, through the rock to a viewing platform in front of the falls. Don’t forget your camera, but take care with the spray from the falls!
Yudaki falls are beautiful falls which cascade down from Lake Yunoko. It’s possible to walk from the base of the falls all the way to the top and then enjoy a very scenic walk at the lake. It’s 50 mins by car or 1hr 20mins by bus.
Yudaki Falls
Yudaki falls are beautiful falls which cascade down from Lake Yunoko. It’s possible to walk from the base of the falls all the way to the top and then enjoy a very scenic walk at the lake. It’s 50 mins by car or 1hr 20mins by bus.
Amusements
Tobu World Square is a nice amusement park with highly detailed miniatures of famous global landmarks. It’s about 30 mins by car or one hour on public transport.
Tobu World Square
Tobu World Square is a nice amusement park with highly detailed miniatures of famous global landmarks. It’s about 30 mins by car or one hour on public transport.
Edo Mura is a place where you can experience the life of the Samurai! The setting is really nice and the ninja show is great! It’s about 30 mins by car or there are direst shuttle buses from the Toshogu area or from Nikko Station.
Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura
Edo Mura is a place where you can experience the life of the Samurai! The setting is really nice and the ninja show is great! It’s about 30 mins by car or there are direst shuttle buses from the Toshogu area or from Nikko Station.
Food scene
This is a perfect place to have lunch after a trip to Tamozawa or on the way to or from Toshogu. The pizzas are delicious and they do take-away. It’s very near Tamozawa and just 15 mins walk from YellowHouse. Only open at lunchtime.
PIZZA LINNE
This is a perfect place to have lunch after a trip to Tamozawa or on the way to or from Toshogu. The pizzas are delicious and they do take-away. It’s very near Tamozawa and just 15 mins walk from YellowHouse. Only open at lunchtime.
This micro brewery bar is great! It’s just down the street from Shinkyo Bridge and is perfect for a break from sightseeing and souvenir shopping! The owner is really friendly and his beer is fantastic. You can take your own food there and charge your phone!!!
Murmur Biiru Stand
This micro brewery bar is great! It’s just down the street from Shinkyo Bridge and is perfect for a break from sightseeing and souvenir shopping! The owner is really friendly and his beer is fantastic. You can take your own food there and charge your phone!!!
Shopping
Tsuruha Drug is a large drugstore which also sells a lot of household goods, food, and alcohol. An excellent one-stop shop!
1773-1 Kujiramachi