How to use Nikko in a sentence
Even more picturesque, though less lofty, than the Alps of Japan, are the Nikko mountains, enclosing the mausolea of the two greatest of the Tokugawa shoguns.
The highest of these are Shirane-san (7422 ft.), Nantai-san (8169 ft.), Nyoh- The Nikko zan (8100 ft.), and Omanago (7546 ft.).
The only remaining active vent of the once highly volcanic Nikko district.
Thus, for instance, near Nikko in the upper valley of the Daiya-gawa, and in several other places in the neighboring mountains, a granite-porphyry appears with large, pale, flesh-colored crystals of orthoclase, dull triclinic feispar, quartz and hornblende.
The gorgeous decoration of the mausoleum of Iyeyasu at NikkO, and of the gateway of the Nishi Hongwan temple at KiOto, are the most striking instances of his handiwork or direction.Advertisement
This new departure reached its climax in the Tokugawa mausolea of Yedo and NikkO, which are enriched by the possession of the most splendid applications of lacquer decoration the world has ever seen, nor is it likely that anything of comparable beauty and grandeur will be again produced in the same line.
Iyeyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa dynasty of shoguns, directed that his body should be interred at NikkO, a place of exceptional beauty, consecrated eight hundred years previously.
This meant an extension of the TOkaidO (under a different name) nearly a hundred miles northward, for the magnificent shrines erected then at NikkO and the periodical ceremonies thenceforth performed there demanded a correspondingly fine avenue of approach.
The original TOkaidO was taken for model, and Yedo and Nikko were joined by a highway flanked by rows of cryptomeria.
Nowhere is there a more solemn and impressive group of trees than that which surrounds the temples and tombs at Nikko where they rise to a height of ioo to 125 ft.; it is a stately tree with no rival except in the sequoias of California."Advertisement
Hotel Nikko San Francisco caters to guests who are looking to be pampered during their trip to one of America's most vibrant cities.
If luxury is what you are after, then you've found your Shangri-La in Hotel Nikko.
Whether you are in town for a business meeting or you are planning an intimate getaway for a special someone, Hotel Nikko's five-star accommodations will not disappoint.
Hotel Nikko is located at 222 Mason Street in San Francisco, just steps from Union Square and a few blocks from Market Street.
When it comes to convenience you cannot beat the Hotel Nikko's central location.Advertisement
The Rrazz Room at Hotel Nikko is considered by locals as one of San Francisco's premiere night clubs.
For reservation information or ways you can save on your next stay at Hotel Nikko San Francisco, visit the company's website.
Nikko remote control cars are a great gift for both the young and the young at heart.
Nikko, also known as Nikko Electronics or Nikko R/C, is the largest manufacturer of toy-grade radio controlled vehicles.
Nikko has licenses to produce vehicles from Hummer, Ford, General Motors, and DaimlerChrysler as well as specialty toys from movies like The Fast and the Furious.Advertisement
Nikko remote controlled cars are considered to be fairly durable.
In this case, consider investigating Nikko's line of remote control cars designed especially for younger children.
Although Nikko is best known for producing quality remote control cars, the company makes a number of other toys as well.
Unfortunately, finding Nikko remote control cars can be difficult.
If you're interested in a specific product, you'll have better luck shopping in the Nikko Web Store.Advertisement