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Nikko Futarasan Shrine
A Shrine Known for its God of Luck and Blessings for Marriage.
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 Sannai area 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.”
Known for its kami of luck and its blessings for marriage
Together with Toshogu Shrine and Rinno-ji Temple, it's designated as a national historic site as "Nikko Sannai area" and registered as a World Heritage Site under "The Shrines and Temples of Nikko".
Shinkyo, located at the entrance to Nikko San'nai, is counted as one of Japan's Three Major Strange Bridges.
Frequently Asked Questions have been vetted and answered directly by each listing.
Do you have pamphlets in other languages? (If so, please also inform us of the supported languages)
Sorry, we don’t.
Do you have shrine’s red ink stamps?
Yes, we do. The cost is 500 yen.
Is there a parking lot?
Yes, there is. The cost is 700 yen per day for a standard car.
Are coin lockers available?
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 2307 Sannai, Nikko City, Tochigi
- No holidays
April-October 8:00am - 5:00pm
November-March 9:00am - 4:00pm
※Reception closes 30 minutes before closing
※Fee required for the shrine garden area only
- 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
- Credit Cards
- Not accepted
- Official Website
- Official Website (Japanese)