Toshogu Shrine Nikko

Toshogu Shrine Nikko
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Unlike the simple architecture of most of Japan’s shrines and temples, Toshogu is exquisitely ornate, decorated with gold leaf, bright lacquer paints and intricate carvings. The mash up of Buddhist and Shinto elements with a strong Chinese influence is a circus of texture and color.

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Guide Name: Toshogu Shrine Nikko
Guide Location: Japan » Nikko
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Toshogu   Shinkyo Bridge  
Author: Simone Armer
Read it on author's website: http://www.simonearmer.com/toshogu-shrine-nikko/

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