http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/jp/) and 'Shrines and Temples of Nikko' (1999) is the one of them which is the nearest from Tokyo.
Nearly 100 miles north and about 2.5 hours drive from Tokyo, the city of Nikko has been a sacred site in the Japanese history.
Please learn the details in the following links:
★UNESCO World Heritage: Shrines and Temples of Nikko http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/913/
★Japan Guide on Nikko: http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3801.html
★NHK, Japan's national broadcaster's video of Nikko: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/913/video (*Highly recommended fine pictures of the Heritage)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_wise_monkeys): 'Don't look, don't say, and don't listen' = 'See No Evil Hear No Evil Speak No Evil' was rather small for expectation. But it means everything.