Nikko Romantic Highway
Nikkosan Rinnoji Temple

Nikkosan Rinnouji Temple is located on the south side of Toshogu. Rinnoji Temple is said to have been founded by the Nara Period monk Shodo Shonin. The name Rinnoji is a collective name for a group of temples in the Nikko Mountains whose doto buildings spread over a large area. The temple holds a large number of national treasures and Important Cultural Assets, and also has a number of ancient buildings such as the Taiyuin and the main hall's sanbutsudo. The interior of the temple grounds has been specified as a National Historic Site and the temple is also registered as a World Heritage Site as one of Nikko's temples and shrines.

2300,Sannai Nikko-shi Tochigi-ken
【Expressway entrance】
Nikko-Utsunomiya ROAD Nikko-Interchange


Nikkosan Rinnoji Temple


Opening hours April - October: 8:00-17:00 November - March: 8:00-16:00

  • Nikkosan Rinnoji TempleGoma hall
  • Nikkosan Rinnoji TempleKuromon
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