A place travelers can visit Toshogu shrine
Reviews: Toshogu shrine
General description: Toshogu shrineThe Toshogu Shrine is part of the Shrines and Temples of Nikko set in a beautiful forest with over a dozen lavishly decorated Shinto and Buddhist buildings. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hear no evil, Speak no evil, See no evil
The decadent decoration with wood carvings and gold leaf are not found in other parts of Japan. One of the the most famous sites in the Shinto shrine are the stables due to the original carving of the three wise monkeys. Hear no evil, Speak no evil, See no evil. The Shrine is dedicated to the spirits of Tokugawa Leyasu, Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Minamoto Yoritomo. Tokugawa Leyasu was the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate, which rules Japan for a quarter of a Century till 1868.
Visiting Toshogu Shrine
Opening hours: 8am - 5pm (4pm Nov - Mar)
¥1300 (¥1,000 for a combination ticket including Rinnoji, Taiyuinbyo and Futarasan shrine, an additional ¥530 is required for Toshugu's nemuri neko carving and leyasu's tomb)