Japan9 Nikko1

Views:
 
     
 

Presentation Description

YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS PRESENTATION HERE: http://www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda/japan9-nikko1 Thank you! Nikkō is a town at the entrance to Nikko National Park, a popular destination for Japanese and international tourists. Attractions include three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the mausoleum of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu (Nikkō Tōshō-gū), Rinnō-ji Shrine and the Futarasan Shrine, which dates to the year 782. Elevations range from 200 to 2,000 m

Comments

Presentation Transcript

Slide1:

JAPAN Nikko Short but sweet touching trip 1

Slide2:

Nikkō is a town at the entrance to Nikko National Park, a popular destination for Japanese and international tourists. Attractions include three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the mausoleum of shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu ( Nikkō Tōshō-gū ), Rinnō-ji Shrine and the Futarasan Shrine, which dates to the year 782. Elevations range from 200 to 2,000 m

Slide3:

From Tokyo (Ueno station) with Japan Rail Pass you can take the Tohoku Shinkansen (Yamabiko, Max Yamabiko, Tsubasa or Nasuno)  to Utsunomiya (44 minutes), then connect to the JR Nikko line (43 minutes from Utsunomiya to Nikko)

Slide4:

Double decker train that is called “MAX”. It runs on Joetsu Shinkansen

Slide5:

The Shinkansen (“new trunk line”) is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan operated by four Japan Railways Group companies. Starting with the Tōkaidō Shinkansen (515.4 km) in 1964, the network has expanded to currently consist of 2,615.7 km of lines with maximum speeds of 240–320 km/h (the maximum operating speed is 320 km/h) Japan's Shinkansen network had the highest passenger annual ridership (a maximum of 353 million in 2007)

Slide6:

Rainy day in Nikko The yellow lines are called “Tactile Ground Surface Indicators” (TGSI)

Slide7:

Nikko train station The purpose of Tactile Ground Surface Indicators (TGSI) is to give pedestrians who are blind, or who have vision impairment warning of hazards and directional information to aid navigation of the urban environment

Slide8:

Nikkō and the Okunikko area around Lake Chuzenji, in particular, are well known for their beautiful autumn colors (koyo)

Slide9:

Yamato Transport Co., Ltd.    is Japan's largest door-to-door delivery service companies

Slide12:

Acer palmatum, called Japanese maple or smooth Japanese maple (Japanese: irohamomiji, or  momiji ) is a species of woody plant native to Japan, North Korea, South Korea, eastern Mongolia, and southeast Russia

Slide19:

Nikko Shinko Church (Anglican)

Slide20:

Nikko Shinko Church (Anglican)

Slide21:

Nikko Shinko Church (Anglican)

Slide22:

Nikko former Italian embassy villa

Slide23:

Nikko Burning red momiji (Japanese maple)

Slide31:

Tamozawa Imperial Villa

Slide32:

Tamozawa Imperial Villa

Slide33:

The emperor's desk at Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa

Slide34:

Tamozawa Imperial Villa was the official residence of the royal family when they escaped to the cooler temperatures of Nikko, and today the building is maintained as a beautiful and interesting display of what their life was like

Slide35:

Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa

Slide45:

Nikko (“sunlight”) is located in the mountains in central Honshu surrounded by Japanese cedar forests. This cedar forest impresses many visitors as the most memorable monument of all. The Cedar Avenue of Nikkō  is a street in lined with approximately 13,000 cryptomeria trees, known as Sugi, the national tree of Japan. Consisting of three parts converging on the city of Imaichi, the Cedar Avenue of Nikkō is 35.41 kilometers long and is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest tree-lined avenue in the world 

Slide56:

Kaki Persimmon - Diospyros kaki

Slide57:

Kaki Persimmon - Diospyros kaki

Slide58:

Kaki Persimmon - Diospyros kaki

Slide59:

Pictures: Sanda Foi ş oreanu Nicoleta Leu Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foi ş oreanu www.slideshare.net/michaelasanda Sound : Anne Akiko Meyers - Variations on Sakura Sakura 2015

Slide60:

The Japanese saying "Never say 'kekkou' until you've seen Nikko"—kekko meaning beautiful, magnificent or "I am satisfied"—is a reflection of the beauty and sites in Nikkō

authorStream Live Help