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Geography and Climate
Just 135 km northeast of Tokyo, Nikko is located - the city of the most ancient temples and pilgrimage sites in Japan. It is located on territory of the national park of the same name, famous for its picturesque landscapes and landscapes. The area of this natural zone is 1402 sq. km.
The relief of the city is represented by the Nantaysan mountain peak and the surrounding forests. Here Lake Chuzenji is located, which served as the source for the 95 meter Kegon Waterfall.
Getting to the resort is best from Tokyo. Time in way will be about two hours if you use rail or road.
The weather conditions in Nikko are of the Mediterranean type with mild winters and hot summers. The average January temperature is + 2 ° С, in August this figure often exceeds + 24 ° С. 1400 mm of precipitation falls annually. The best time to visit the resort is considered to be the periods from March to April and from October to November.
Nikko local time: GMT +9 (+ 5 hours to Moscow).
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