Nestled between Tokyo and Nikko, Utsunomiya is a mid-sized city with historical roots and vibrant nightlife. Spend the day exploring cultural sights, taste a pan-fried dumpling in the gyoza capital of Japan, and enjoy an evening watching live jazz performances while sipping cocktails. All this and more waits for you in Utsunomiya – just one hour from Tokyo by train!
With over 300 gyoza restaurants in the city, Utsunomiya is the perfect place to sample a wide variety of gyoza!
As the hometown of the world-famous jazz musician, Sadao Watanabe, Utsunomiya is known as the “City of Jazz.” You’ll also find some of Japan’s nat […]
A quick 5-minute walk from the JR Station, the Old Shinohara Family House gives you a beautiful look into Japan’s recent past.
In recent years, cycling has become a very popular pastime in Utsunomiya. Rent a bike at Miya Cycle Station and visit Utsunomiya’s Castle Ruins Pa […]