Neighborhood in Tochigi:

Utsunomiya

About Utsunomiya

The capital of Tochigi Prefecture, and better known as Japan's leader in gyoza (pan-fried dumplings) consumption, Utsunomiya boasts over 200 restaurants dedicated solely to the dish. Located roughly 100 km north of Tokyo.

Sights in Utsunomiya

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Oya History Museum

The Oya Museum is the site of the Oya Stone Mine.

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Shinohara House

The Shinohara house is the old residence of the shinohara family, a business magnate family that prospered through the Edo and Meiji periods. This site was appo

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Utsunomiya Museum of Art

The Utsunomiya Museum of Art hosts a permanent collection of 20th century art as well as many temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

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Peace Pagoda

This peace pagoda was built as a war memorial for fallen soldiers, and as a prayer for world peace and the happiness of mankind.

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Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts

This museum was founded in 1972 for the exhibition of modern and contemporary arts.

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Tochigiken Chuo Park

This semi-Western style park is comprised under the theme of "water, greenery and culture". Featuring four ponds, a Japanese garden, a sunken Western garden, ch

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Utsunomiya Castle Ruins Park

The Castle Ruins Park is located in Utsunomiya and is particularly pleasant to visit during the cherry blossom season in Spring.

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Utsunomiya Tower

The Utsunomiya tower is a radio tower in Utsunomiya that is 89 meters high, with a lookout at the 30 meter point that looks over the city and has a clear view o

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Richmond Hotel (Utsunomiya)

Richmond Hotel is a chain of comfortable business-style hotels. This particular branch is conveniently located close to Utsunomiya JR Station.

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Utsunomiya Minmin (Hotel R-Mets)

At this popular restaurant chain, visitors can try different types of gyoza (dumplings), which are a specialty in Utsunomiya. It is conveniently located inside