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Nikko Toshogu Shrine in memory of first Shogun “Leyasu Tokugawa”#

Nikko Toshogu Shrine in memory of first Shogun “Leyasu Tokugawa”
Nikko Toshogu Shrine in memory of first Shogun “Leyasu Tokugawa”
© H. Maurer
Nikkō Tōshō-gū (日光東照宮?) is a Shinto shrine located in Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is part of the "Shrines and Temples of Nikkō", a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Five structures at Nikkō Tōshō-gū are categorized as National Treasures of Japan, and three more as Important Cultural Properties. Additionally, two swords in the possession of the shrine are National Treasures, and numerous other objects are Important Cultural Properties.