- a city on central Honshu, in central Japan: famous for shrines and temples.
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From Tokio we travel northwards by train in two hours to Nikko.From Pole to Pole
Sven Anders Hedin
Our tea-house at Nikko was a duplicate of that at Utsonomiga.Due West
Maturin Murray Ballou
From Nikko we returned to Yokohama and thence by steamer to Kobe.An Ohio Woman in the Philippines
Emily Bronson Conger
And then the Japanese proverb says, "Who has not seen Nikko cannot say beautiful."
We left Nikko this morning; a hot, moist, quiet, lovely morning.
- a town in central Japan, on NE Honshu: a major pilgrimage centre, with a 4th-century Shinto shrine, a Buddhist temple (767), and the shrines and mausoleums of the Tokugawa shoguns. Pop: 17 527 (2002 est)