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!
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Located in the outskirts of Utsunomiya and hidden just behind a few rows of trees is Kyoyachaho, a beautiful restaurant offering amazing food, i […]
Located in the heart of Utsunomiya is Aogen Honten, a fermentation specialty store and cafe, with an adjacent classroom where locals can learn how […]
Just outside the center of Utsunomiya city is Kogashi Fruit Park which takes great pride and cares with their orchard operations and each season’s […]
In the rural Japanese countryside, Inoue Seikichi Sake Brewery is the perfect destination for a sunny day. Visitors can meet the 5th generation ow […]
Just a short 5 minute walk from the JR Utsunomiya Station, a friendly local by the name of Soga Takeuchi is prepared to share all of the knowledg […]
With over 300 gyoza restaurants in the city, Utsunomiya is the perfect place to sample a wide variety of gyoza!