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Hosoomachi Destination Guide

Explore Hosoomachi in Japan.

Hosoomachi in the region of Tochigi is a place in Japan - some 71 mi (or 115 km) North of Edo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Hosoomachi is now 04:00 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yumoto, Yokohama, Utsunomiya, Edo, Shobugahama or Chiba. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Umagaeshi, Nikkō, Kiyotaki and Hosoomachi. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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HD The World Heritage in Nikko

06:21 min ( November 17, 2012 by hanazakurasakura)
Views: 1,976 - Rating: 5/5

Www.hanazakura.jp The World Heritage in Nikko Nikko designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site is one of Japan's most beautiful regions. The shrines and temples of Nikko, together with their natural s...

2012 9 8 & Nikko Irohazaka Up&Downhill

26:22 min ( September 10, 2012 by gawasai)
Views: 567 - Rating: 5/5

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Bentogeek - new bento 008 - HD

00:58 min ( March 24, 2010 by bentogeek)
Views: 1,014 - Rating: 4.33333/5

Join me on my bento eating journey! (This one is mostly shot in and around Tochigi prefecture. It's still fairly cold up near the tops of the mountains. The temple shot is actually from Gunma, on the ...

Setsubun at Rinnoji in Nikko

00:13 min ( February 04, 2010 by al1case)
Views: 351 - Rating: 0/5

More at: traveljapanblog.com Setsubun (February 3) is not a Japanese national holiday. But some of the temples do fun things like this. I was expecting some chanting of "Oni wa soto, fuku wa uchi" but...

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Interesting facts about this location

Akechidaira Ropeway

The Akechidaira Ropeway is Japanese aerial lift line in Nikkō, Tochigi, operated by Nikkō-Kōtsū . The Tōbu Group company mainly operates bus lines in the city. The observatory has a view of Kegon Falls, Lake Chūzenji, and Mount Nantai. The line opened in 1933, and reopened in 1950.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.72, 139.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Aerial tramways in Japan

Kegon Falls

is located at Lake Chūzenji (source of the Oshiri River) in Nikkō National Park near the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The falls were formed when the Daiya River was rerouted by lava flows. About twelve smaller waterfalls are situated behind and to the sides of Kegon Falls, leaking through the many cracks between the mountain and the lava flows. At 97 m high, it is one of Japan's three highest waterfalls.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.72, 139.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Tochigi Prefecture, Nikkō, Tochigi, Visitor attractions in Tochigi Prefecture, Waterfalls of Japan

Nikko Botanical Garden

The Nikko Botanical Garden (日光植物園, Nikkō Shokubutsuen, 26 acres, 10.5 hectares, 104,490 m²) is a botanical garden operated by the Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, and located at 1842 Hanaishi, Nikkō, Tochigi, Japan, on rolling terrain with streams and ponds at 647 meters above sea level. It is open daily except Mondays during the warmer months; an admission fee is charged.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.72, 139.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Botanical gardens in Japan, Gardens in Tochigi Prefecture, Nikkō, Tochigi

Futarasan jinja

Futarasan jinja is a Shinto shrine in the city of Nikkō, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is also known as Nikkō Futarasan Shrine, to distinguish it from the shrine in nearby Utsunomiya. Futarasan enshrines three deities: Ōkuninushi, Tagorihime, and Ajisukitakahikone. It is located between Nikkō Tōshō-gū and the Taiyū-in Mausoleum. Many visitors go to all three, as well as to Rinnō-ji. Together with Nikkō Tōshō-gū and Rinnō-ji, it forms the Shrines and Temples of Nikkō UNESCO World Heritage Site.

More reading: Futarasan jinja homepage
Located at 36.72, 139.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:767 establishments, Nikkō, Tochigi, Religious organizations established in the 8th century, Shinto shrines in Tochigi Prefecture, World Heritage Sites in Japan

Nikkō Kanaya Hotel

The Nikkō Kanaya Hotel in Nikkō, Japan is one of the oldest western-style hotels in Japan. It opened in 1873.

More reading: Nikkō Kanaya Hotel homepage
Located at 36.72, 139.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Tochigi Prefecture, Hotels in Japan