Nikkō Tōshō-gū

Shinto shrines in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan

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Nikkō Tōshō-gū
日光東照宮
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Religion
AffiliationShinto
DeityTokugawa Ieyasu
TypeTōshō-gū
Location
Location2301 Sannai, Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture 321-1431
Nikkō Tōshō-gū is located in Japan
Nikkō Tōshō-gū
Shown within Japan
Geographic coordinates36°45′29″N 139°35′56″E / 36.758064°N 139.598958°E / 36.758064; 139.598958Coordinates: 36°45′29″N 139°35′56″E / 36.758064°N 139.598958°E / 36.758064; 139.598958
Architecture
StyleGongen-zukuri
Date established1617
Website
www.toshogu.jp/english/
Shinto torii icon vermillion.svg Glossary of Shinto

Nikkō Tōshō-gū (日光東照宮) is a Tōshō-gū Shinto shrine located in Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

Together with Futarasan Shrine and Rinnō-ji, it forms the Shrines and Temples of Nikkō UNESCO World Heritage Site, with 42 structures of the shrine included in the nomination. Five of them are designated as National Treasures of Japan, and three more as Important Cultural Properties.


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