Tochigi is famed for its onsen (hot springs), ski resorts and large natural parks. Approximately 21% of the prefecture is designated as parks. Its capital, Utsunomiya, is famous for gyoza (fried dumplings) and the most per capita consumption of dumplings in Japan. Located one hour away from Tokyo, most Tokyoites prefer to get out of the city and relax in the natural beauty of Tochigi.
Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine
This Shinto shrine is part of the "Shrines and Temples of Nikko" and the final resting place of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate. Ieyasu i