The Nikko Picture Post Two

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Let’s take a look at some more pictures from Nikko, that cool city in Japan’s Tochigi Prefecture. I spent quite a bit of time at the Nikko Toshogu, but I had a chance to see some other things as well, like t

I'm not exactly sure what these are called, but they sure do look cool, especially with the moss on top.

One of the cool looking structures inside of the Nikko Toshogu. I don't know the name of this building yet. But I will find out.

Another view of one of the shrine structures.

Do you like climbing stairs and steps? Then you'll love Nikko 😀

Another view of the staircase surrounded by a cool, lush, green forest.

I want to say this is the urn that holds the remains of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first shogun of Japan's Tokugawa shogunate (regime/governing body)

Youmeimon (陽明門), one of the gates inside of Nikko Toshogu. It's hard not to look at this structure.

Strange, but enchanting flowers cultivated near the shrine.

Hey look! Fire-colored leaves. Sigh...I love fall.

See you tomorrow for Nikko Picture Post Number Three 😉

Donald Ash

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  • Ah that last picture is lovely! So are the chrysanthemums (at least I think that’s what those flowers are)!

Donald Ash is an ATLien expat who has been living in a Japanese time warp for the last six years. While in aforesaid time warp, he discovered that he absolutely loves writing, blogging, and sharing. Donald is the creator, writer, designer, editor, programmer, and occasional bad artist of thejapanguy.com blog (that's just way too many hats, dude). Wanna know more about this guy? Check out his "What's Your Story" page.

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Nikko (日光, にっこう) is another one of those places that I’ve always wanted to go, so I made some time...

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