Saturday, 7 November 2009

913 JP - Shrines and Temples of Nikko (1999)

Brief Description

"The shrines and temples of Nikko, together with their natural surroundings, have for centuries been a sacred site known for its architectural and decorative masterpieces. They are closely associated with the history of the Tokugawa Shoguns."

日光神殿和庙宇
"几个世纪以来,日光神殿和神庙与它们周围的自然环境一直被视为神圣之地,并因其杰出的建筑和装饰而闻名于世。同时该遗址与德川幕府时期的历史具有密切的关系。"

Source UNESCO WH website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/913

Futarasan Shrine
Tōshō-gū 東照宮
Rinnō-ji 
















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