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Japan is situated in northeastern Asia between the North Pacific and the Sea of Japan. The area of Japan is 377,873 square kilometers, nearly equivalent to Germany and Switzerland combined or slightly smaller than California. Japan consists of four major islands, surrounded by more than 4,000 smaller islands.

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Tochigi Kenritsu Nikko Shizen HakubutsukanTochigi

Nikko Natural Museum (Nikko Shizen Hakubutsukan) showcases the different ecosystems of Nikko, Japans leading scenic resort: the systems of nature and those of human beings. The display room featuring natural systems, with a theme of Living Beings in Nature, uses photographs to show the beauty of Nikko's four seasons, and reproduces by body sonic the dynamism of the Kegon-no-taki Falls, Nikko's most famous falls, as well as the Ryuzu-no-taki Falls and other waterfalls. Displays on human systems feature a theme of Living in Nikko and traces the growth of Nikko by describing how the Tosho-gu Shrine, designated a UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage Site, was constructed, and how Nikko developed into a summer resort for the diplomats from many countries. Visitors may view the film The Eternal Four Seasons of Nikko in 20 m-wide multi-screen format to get an idea of the four seasons in Nikko.'
Address & Access
Address: 2480-1 Chugushi, Nikko-shi, Tochigi
Admission Fee: 500 yen (regular fee)
Closed: Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following Tuesday), New Years holidays (Dec. 29-Jan. 3)'
Tobu Nikko Stn./Bus/60-min. ride/Chuzenji-onsen Eki Stop/1-min. walk

Tourist Facilities of Japan

Tochigi Kenritsu Nikko Shizen Hakubutsukan