Day 2 of Winter Travel in Nikko ~Mt. Nikko Rinno-ji and Nikko Toshogu Shrine~

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This article will introduce day 2 of my winter trip to Nikko. Starting off with breakfast at my hotel, I also visited Mt. Nikko Rinno-ji and Nikko Toshogu Shrine.

Dates of Visit: February 18th-20th, 2018

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Breakfast at “Nikko Station Hotel Classic”

I had breakfast at “Plaisir,” a buffet-style restaurant inside of my hotel.

Nikko Station Hotel Classic
Nikko Station Hotel Classic
Plaisir
Plaisir

Breakfast is served from 7:15 until 9:30am.

The restaurant has an open and bright atmosphere
The restaurant has an open and bright atmosphere

Breakfast was buffet-style, with a rich variety of local Nikko vegetables.

Salad bar
Salad bar
Bacon, etc.
Bacon, etc.
French toast, etc.
French toast, etc.

There was a good balance between western-style and Japanese foods.

A delicious breakfast
A delicious breakfast

I was seated by the window, so I took a picture of my food along with the view.

A Morning Stroll Around Nikko Station, and Departing for My First Destination

After checking out of the hotel, I took a walk along Nikko Highway.

Nikko Fire Station
Nikko Fire Station

There were fire trucks and ambulances lined up outside, perfect for pictures!

Fire trucks and ambulances
Fire trucks and ambulances
Beautiful view of Nikko Renzan mountains
Beautiful view of Nikko Renzan mountains

Next I went to JR Nikko Station.

JR Nikko Station
JR Nikko Station

I took the “World Heritage Sightseeing Bus” from the bus stop in front of JR Nikko Station, headed towards Mt. Nikko.

World Heritage Sightseeing Bus

Price
500 yen (1-day free pass, half-price for children)
World Heritage Sightseeing Bus
World Heritage Sightseeing Bus

I got off at the “Shinkyo” bus stop.
Soon I arrived at my accommodations for day 2 of my trip, “Nikko Kanaya Hotel,” located right near the bus stop.
I couldn’t check in yet, so I left my luggage and took a walk.

Nikko Kanaya Hotel
Nikko Kanaya Hotel