Nikko Futarasan Jinja

A Shrine Known for its God of Luck and Blessings for Marriage

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Shinto shrine

Nikko Futarasan Shrine enshrines and worships Nikko Sanzan, the three sacred peaks that are the highest in the Nikko mountain range. It is also known as a shrine for a kami (god) of luck, as well as providing blessings for marriage.
The entrance to Nikko Futarasan Jinja is marked by “Shinkyo,” a beautiful red-painted wooden bridge, and the bridge is part of the shrine’s property. The bridge is also considered the entrance to the World Heritage Site “The Shrines and Temples of Nikko.” Other nearby sights include Chugushi along the shore of Lake Chuzenji and Okumiya at the summit of Mt. Nantai. These are part of the World Heritage Site “The Shrines and Temples of Nikko.”

Highlights

  • Known for its kami of luck and its blessings for marriage
  • Registered as part of the World Heritage Site “The Shrines and Temples of Nikko”

Photos

  • Front hall
  • Road approaching shrine
  • Tower gate

Reviews

  • 陳育誠

    從東照宮出來之後進入日光二荒山神社,走過一條長長碎石路 !
    映入眼前的一座門邊有一座七福神像供人膜拜與祈求福氣與好運 !
    二荒山神社有很多年輕的情侶及單身貴族來此求姻緣。

Basic Information

Founded
767
Postal Code
321-1431
Address
2307 Sannai, Nikko City, Tochigi
Telephone
0288-54-0535
Admission
200 yen
※Fee required for the shrine garden area only
Closed
No holidays
Hours
April-October 8:00am-5:00pm
November-March 8:00am-4:00pm
※Reception closes 30 minutes before closing
Access
About 7 minutes by World Heritage sightseeing bus (Tobu bus) from the JR Nikko Line’s Nikko Station or the Tobu Nikko Line’s Tobu Nikko Station to the Daiyuuin Futarasan Jinja stop, then about 1 minute on foot
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)

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