Tochigi Tochigi

Historic cities with the blessings of nurturing four seasons.

Of course you can enjoy one day trip from Tokyo to visit Tochigi,
but you will agree one day is not enough to fully explore this fascinating area.

Access from major landmarks

  • Airport
  • Station
  • Approx. 2 hours from Narita Airport to Utsunomiya Station.
  • Approx. 1 hour 30 minutes from Haneda Airport to Utsunomiya Station.
  • Approx. 50 minutes from Tokyo Station to Utsunomiya Station.
Tochigi

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Did you know that most of the Japanese houses had titled roofs? Onigawara is a traditional craft talisman which also serves as decoration on a titled roof. Let's go and meet with an onigawara craftsman to learn about its history! Onigawara is a traditional craft talisman which also serves as decoration on a titled roof. Let's go and meet with an onigawara craftsman to learn about its history!

Place
Yamagiku onigawara store
Address
885 Yoshimizu,Sano-shi,Tochigi 327-0313

If you want to experience a nostalgic Japanese atmosphere in Tochigi, "Kura no Machi" in Tochigi Prefecture is a must go. A boat man will be singing along as he steers your boat and you will feel like traveling back to the Japan of yore.

Place
Kura no machi(Tour boat)
Address
10-12 Minato-cho,Tochigi 328-0045
Opening Hours
10:00am-4:00pm
Place
Kura no machi(Abuden miso)
Address
5-27 Kauemon-cho,Tochigi 328-0072
Opening Hours
11:00am-4:30pm
Closed
Every Tuesday

Why don't you go to " Funabatei" where you can eat barbecue grilled fish by the Kinugawa River? The restaurant is the most relaxing place in Nikko where you can immerse yourself in a nostalgic Japanese house. If you want to relax and eat, here is the place for you.

Place
Funabatei
Address
1057 Owatari, Nikko,Tochigi 321-2402
Opening Hours
10:00am-7:00pm
Closed
Every Wednesday

Have you ever penetrated inside a snow hut? Kamakura Festival in Nikko is a night view of old Japan where you can experience inside an illuminated mini rendition of Kamakura. If you visit Tochigi around January to February, Kamakura Festival is a must go!

Place
Kamakura festivel
Address
1042 Yunishigawa,Nikko,Tochigi 321-2601
Opening Hours
Around January to February
(Depending on the snow condition)

Moka used to be very popular as cotton all over of Japan. Here in Moka Cotton Hall, you can see the professional weavers at work with cotton and you can also experience the weaving yourself! Why don't you try your hand at weaving Moka?

Place
Moka cotton hall
Address
2162-1 Aramachi, Moka,Tochigi 321-4305
Opening Hours
10:00am-5:00pm
Closed
Every Tuesday

Kanumakumiko is a beautiful traditional wood craft which is made without nails or glue. The Japanese sliding doors made by Kanumakumiko are impressive craftsmanship.

Place
Wood folk museum
Address
1556-1 Asau-cho,Kanuma,Tochigi 322-0058
Opening Hours
9:00am-5:00pm
Closed
Every Tuesday

Major cities in Tochigi

Comfortable strolling around the traditional townscape and popular Sano Ramen.

Traditional townscape of a castle town. A huge underground space.

Major landmarks in Tochigi

Best of the best. Breathtaking beauty built by master artisans across the country.

Somewhat small but full of dignity, the tomb of the 3rd Shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu.

Quiet and beautiful series of statues of Jizo (Ksitigarbha) welcome you.
Not major but worth visiting for..

“Sanbutsu-do” is the hall that unites Nikko Mountains. It has been designated as a World Heritage.

Soft and gentle hot spring for smoother skin. The base for sightseeing.

From outdoor sports to hot springs, one of the most popular resort areas.

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