TochigiTochigi 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.
Places to visit in Tochigi
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Coco Farm & Winery
Coco Farm & Winery is located in Tochigi prefecture. As well as the vineyards there is a cafe on site and a shop for you to buy their products.
Nikkosan Rinno-ji Temple
Rinno-ji is a Buddhist temple built in 766 and is part of the "Shrines and Temples of Nikko", which was designated UNESCO World Heritage. It had strong ties with the Tokugawa family which ruled Japan for over 250 years during the Edo period. *Note: under reno
Nikko Tamozawa Imperial Villa
This site is a historic park in Nikko consisting of gardens and an imperial villa that originally was the retreat for the Taisho emperor when he was the crown prince. The park is registered as an important cultural property as having the only imperial villa bu
Lake Chuzenji is a large lake in Nikko and part of the Nikko National Park. The lake was formed by the eruption of Mount Nantai, which can be viewed to the North of the lake.
Located in the Yumoto hot-spring area, Yumoto Itaya offers indoor and outdoor hot-spring baths. A relaxing massage can be requested for an extra cost and guests can enjoy traditional multi-course meals for dinner.
Featuring free WiFi, Gensenkan offers accommodation in Nasushiobara, 3.3 km from Hunter Mountain Shiobara. Free private parking is available on site. Each room at this ryokan is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV.
Subashiri Condominium Tannpopo
Overlooking Mount Fuji from the room, Subashiri Condominium Tannpopo is an apartment accommodation fitted with a fully equipped kitchen and a spacious dining area. Guests can play darts or watch DVDs on a flat-screen TV in the liv
Nikko Tokanso is a 5-minute drive from JR Nikko Station and Tobu Nikko Station. A shuttle service to these 2 stations is provided.
Hotel Route-Inn Nishinasuno-2
Hotel Route-Inn Dai-ni Nishinasuno offers modern accommodations with free wired internet and an air purifier. Guests can rent laptops at the front desk and relax in the spacious public baths. JR Nishiasuno Train Station is a 5-min
Hotel Route-Inn Sanofujioka Inter
Guests at Hotel Route-Inn Sanofujioka Inter can enjoy watching on-demand movies on the flat-screen TV in their rooms. Free wired internet is available in all rooms and guests receive a free breakfast buffet.
Kinugawa Kokusai Hotel
At Kinugawa Kokusai Hotel, you can stay in Japanese-style rooms and relax in the public hot-spring baths. Guests can bring their pets and play in the special dog-use outdoor swimming pool during the summer.