Nikko is Japan’s Natural Sunlight

Jizo Statue at Nikko, Japan.
Jizo Statue at Nikko, Japan.

Travelife Magazine, January 2016.

Breathtaking scenery and lots of UNESCO sites await those who visit this hidden treasure

About two hours north of Tokyo, nestled among the mountains of Tochigi prefecture, sits a wealth of Japanese culture. Nikko, which means “sunlight” is considered one of the most beautiful places in Japan, and as I ride the Shinkansen (bullet train) through Nikko’s countryside, I instantly understant why. The train whizzes by mountains swathed in a lush, green carpet of cedar trees, the first glance of Nikko’s unique charm.   read more

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