The Kasuga Grand Shrine, originally the family shrine of the once powerful Fujiwara family, is the largest and most extensive shrine in Nara.
Tamukeyama Hachimangu (手向山八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine next to Todaiji, dedicated to the Hachiman kami and established in 749.
Kinkakuji , also known as the "Temple of the Golden Pavilion", is so famous that it is the subject of the novel by Mishima Yukio.
Sasuke Inari Shrine is a Shinto Shrine full of inari sculptures residing in miniature village on a hill reached by a path of red Torii gates.
Zeniarai Benzaiten Ugafuku Shrine is nestled deep in a mountain completely surrounded by rocks, so it is totally invisible from the outside.
Futarasan shrine enshrines three deities: Ōkuninushi, Tagorihime, and Ajisukitakahikone, and is part of the Nikko UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Toushouguu Shrine is the most famous shrine in Nikko and the final resting place for the remains of Japan's greatest shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu.