Nikkō (日光市, Nikkō-shi) is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is renowned for its historical and cultural significance, featuring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nikkō Tōshō-gū, which enshrines Tokugawa Ieyasu. The city is also famous for its natural beauty, including the scenic Kegon Falls and Lake Chūzenji. Nikkō serves as a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors with its hot springs, hiking trails, and vibrant autumn foliage. The city emphasizes community welfare, education, and sustainable development to enhance the quality of life for its residents. 

💻 Nikkō City Official Government Website

Districts and Postal Codes in Nikkō

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District Postal Code
Aioicho 〒321-1413
Akashita 〒321-2604
Ashiomachi 〒321-1511
Ashiomachi Akakura 〒321-1502
Ashiomachi Akasawa 〒321-1524
Ashiomachi Atagoshita 〒321-1501
Ashiomachi Enotaira 〒321-1505
Ashiomachi Kakemizu 〒321-1512
Ashiomachi Kamimato 〒321-1504
Ashiomachi Shimomato 〒321-1506
Ashiomachi Sunahata 〒321-1515
Ashiomachi Tsudo 〒321-1514
Ashiomachi Toojimo 〒321-1521
Ashiomachi Nakasai 〒321-1522
Ashiomachi Nankyo 〒321-1507
Ashiomachi Fukasawa 〒321-1503
Ashiomachi Honzan 〒321-1508
Ashiomachi Matsubara 〒321-1523
Ashiomachi Mukaihara 〒321-1513
Ikari 〒321-2615
Ishiyamachi 〒321-1405
Izumi 〒321-1425
Itabashi 〒321-1102
Inarimachi 〒321-1411
Inokura 〒321-2344
Imaichi 〒321-1261
Imaichi Honcho 〒321-1272
Iwazaki 〒321-1104
Usuizawa 〒321-2333
Okuwamachi 〒321-2411
Osawamachi 〒321-2341
Omuro 〒321-2332
Owatari 〒321-2402
Otorozawa 〒321-2336
Katakura 〒321-2354
Kamikuriyama 〒321-2715
Kamihatsuishimachi 〒321-1401
Kamimiyori 〒321-2802
Karakura 〒321-2524
Kuwajionsen Kawaji 〒321-2611
Kuwajionsen Takahara 〒321-2612
Kuwajionsen Taki 〒321-2614
Kawamata 〒321-2717
Kawamuro 〒321-2401
Kichisawa 〒321-1273
Kinugawaonsen Ohara 〒321-2522
Kinugawaonsen Taki 〒321-2526
Kiyotaki 〒321-1444
Kiyotaki Arasawamachi 〒321-1441
Kiyotaki Sakuragaokamachi 〒321-1443
Kiyotaki Shinhosoomachi 〒321-1448
Kiyotaki Tanzemachi 〒321-1442
Kiyotaki Nakayasudomachi 〒321-1446
Kiyotaki Wanoshiromachi 〒321-1447
Kiwadashima 〒321-2345
Kujiramachi 〒321-1436
Kutsukake 〒321-2353
Kuragasaki 〒321-2412
Kuragasaki Shinden 〒321-2413
Kuribara 〒321-2421
Kurobe 〒321-2713
Kogura 〒321-1106
Gokomachi 〒321-1404
Kosagoe 〒321-2525
Koshiro 〒321-1107
Kobayashi 〒321-2352
Kobyaku 〒321-2426
Sagebu 〒321-2427
Sawamata 〒321-2355
Sannai 〒321-1431
Shionomuromachi 〒321-2351
Shichiri 〒321-1423
Shimonouchi 〒321-1276
Shimo Hatsuishimachi 〒321-1403
Segawa 〒321-1263
Senoo 〒321-1264
Serisawa 〒321-2804
Serinuma 〒321-2405
Senbongi 〒321-1277
Takashiba 〒321-2422
Takatoku 〒321-2523
Takahara 〒321-2616
Takigahara 〒321-1356
Takumicho 〒321-1433
Tanze 〒321-1449
Chuocho 〒321-1266
Chuguushi 〒321-1661
Choka 〒321-1103
Touwacho 〒321-1412
Tokorono 〒321-1421
Dosawa 〒321-1274
Tokkozawa 〒321-2805
Todoroku 〒321-2404
Toyoda 〒321-2414
Dorobu 〒321-2714
Nakaokorogawa 〒321-1354
Nagahata 〒321-1108
Nakahatsuishimachi 〒321-1402
Nakamiyori 〒321-2803
Namikicho 〒321-1271
Nishiokorogawa 〒321-1355
Nishikawa 〒321-2603
Nikko 〒321-1415
Nemuro 〒321-2342
Nokado 〒321-2716
Noguchi 〒321-1424
Hanaishicho 〒321-1435
Harajuku 〒321-2423
Harigai 〒321-2331
Hangakimen 〒321-1414
Hikage 〒321-2712
Higashi Okorogawa 〒321-1351
Hitotsuishi 〒321-2602
Hinata 〒321-2711
Hiragasaki 〒321-1262
Fujihara 〒321-2613
Fubasamimachi 〒321-1105
Hoden 〒321-1422
Hosoomachi 〒321-1445
Honcho 〒321-1434
Machiya 〒321-2403
Matsubaracho 〒321-1406
Mizunashi 〒321-2334
Minami Okorogawa 〒321-1353
Miyaokorogawa 〒321-1352
Myojin 〒321-1101
Muroze 〒321-1275
Moritomo 〒321-2335
Yasukawacho 〒321-1432
Yanokuchi 〒321-2356
Yamaguchi 〒321-2343
Yamakubo 〒321-1426
Yunishikawa 〒321-2601
Yumoto 〒321-1662
Yokokawa 〒321-2801
Wakasugicho 〒321-1407
Wakama 〒321-2718

Start with the postal code, the prefecture, the city, the district, and then the number of the block and housing unit. Then end with the person’s name.
Here’s an example of how to write a Japanese address in English.
Ginza, Chuo-ku
Mr. Taro Tanaka

For more information on how to write a Japanese address, see this article.

To type the Japanese postal code, first type the character code '3012.' Then press ALT + X and Japan's postal code symbol will appear.

To obtain an address in Nikkō for receiving mail, sign up for a virtual address service like MailMate. MailMate provides you with a mailing address for receiving Japanese mail and packages. MailMate can also be used for company registration in Nikkō, along with mail handling for Japanese properties (e.g., akiya, Airbnb, minpaku, etc.)

There are two types of PO boxes available in Nikkō. The first type of PO box is provided by Nikkō Post and is only available for individuals with a daily volume of mail. The second type of PO box is provided by private services with no limits on daily mail volume. Learn more about how to open a PO box in Japan.

Japan Post offers Standard Mail for regular letters and small parcels, typically delivered in 2-3 days. Express Mail speeds this up to 1-2 days. Registered Mail adds tracking and insurance, requiring a signature on delivery. Yu-Pack handles larger parcels with tracking and insurance, delivered in 1-3 days. Letter Pack provides flat-rate options for documents and small items, with tracking available. EMS is for international express delivery, offering fast service to over 120 countries. Non-Standard Mail covers items exceeding standard size and weight limits. Private couriers like Yamato Transport's Takkyubin offer domestic and international parcel delivery with tracking. Sagawa Express provides similar services, including same-day delivery and refrigerated shipping. International couriers like DHL, FedEx, and UPS offer express delivery with tracking and insurance. Specialized services include Cool TA-Q-BIN for refrigerated items, Yu-Mail for books and CDs, and Smart Letter for small documents. These options cover varying needs for speed, cost, and security. For more information on international shipping options, check out this article.

To send mail or packages from Nikkō to your home country using Japan Post, costs vary based on the service type and parcel weight. For Airmail, rates range from ¥2,050 for a 1kg parcel to ¥64,850 for a 30kg parcel. Surface Mail is cheaper, starting at ¥1,800 for a 1kg parcel to ¥21,000 for a 30kg parcel, but it takes longer. Factors affecting costs include weight, distance, and chosen service. Discounted rates are available for bulk shipments. For detailed rates and more information, visit the article here.

For sending mail and packages from Nikkō via Japan Post, the weight limit is 30 kg for most services. The size restrictions include a maximum combined length and girth of 3 meters (300 cm). For smaller parcels, the combined length and girth should not exceed 2 meters (200 cm). Specific dimensions and weight limits may vary depending on the service chosen (Airmail, Surface Mail, etc.). For detailed information, refer to the article here.

To print an international parcel label for Japan Post, start by creating an account on Japan Post's International Mail My Page Service. Register both sender and recipient information, then select the desired shipping service, such as EMS or Airmail. Input the shipment details, including content description, shipping date, and parcel weight. After reviewing and confirming all entered information, use the provided printer icon to print the label. For more details, refer to this article.