Nikko Neighborhoods • Tosho-gu Shrine


Author: Parent     Date pictures taken: March 2007     City: Nikko     Country: Japan      Pictures Attached: 13     Pictures License: Copyrighted Free Use - Requires Attribution - Allows Commercial Reuse and Derivative Works     Neighborhood Type: Nikko Historical District, Shrine



Tosho-gu Shrine Pictures

by Parent on Sat Nov 03, 2007 6:12 pm


The Tosho-gu is any shinto shrine in which is enshrined Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the last bakufu 幕府 (1608-1858). The Nikko Tosho-gu shrine is dedicated to the spirits of Tokugawa Ieyasu, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and Minamoto Yoritomo.

Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (424.37 KB) Photo viewed 393 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (450.54 KB) Photo viewed 361 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (629.59 KB) Photo viewed 361 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (470.37 KB) Photo viewed 388 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (498.4 KB) Photo viewed 378 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (166.13 KB) Photo viewed 373 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (159.79 KB) Photo viewed 370 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (562.4 KB) Photo viewed 375 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine)  (241.36 KB) Photo viewed 428 times
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Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine) [[Torii]] gate. Torii gates are usually put in front of a [[Shinto]] shrine but can be put in front of [[Buddhist]] temples too. (225.8 KB) Photo viewed 361 times
Pic. 10. Torii gate. Torii gates are usually put in front of a Shinto shrine but can be put in front of Buddhist temples too. View photo in original size (764x846 pixels).


Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine). Monkey see, monkey do. (91.94 KB) Photo viewed 783 times
Pic. 11. Monkey see, monkey do.


Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine) Here they are. Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil. (215.49 KB) Photo viewed 360 times
Pic. 12. Here they are. Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil. View photo in original size (1024x768 pixels).


Picture of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood, Nikko City, Japan, March 2007 by Parent (Nikko Historical District, Shrine) Another [[Torii]] gate. (194.69 KB) Photo viewed 361 times
Pic. 13. Another Torii gate. View photo in original size (966x721 pixels).


Map of Tosho-gu Shrine neighborhood.

Last edited by Parent on Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:26 pm, edited 3 times in total.
 
 
 
 
Map of Tosho-gu Shrine. Pictures by Parent within 4 kilometers of Tosho-gu Shrine Neighborhood.

 
 

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