Experiences

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  • Harvest Your Own, Fresh Assortment of the Season’s Local Fruit

    Harvest Your Own, Fresh Assortment of the Season’s Local Fruit

    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 new growth. The fruits here are available to pick or buy at the store. They are of impeccable quality and can be purchased at a reasonable price.

    1. City Center

    2. Activities

    3. Alone, Family, Group

  • Visit a Sake Brewery and Experience the Japanese Countryside!

    Visit a Sake Brewery and Experience the Japanese Countryside!

    In the rural Japanese countryside, Inoue Seikichi Sake Brewery is the perfect destination for a sunny day. Visitors can meet the 5th generation owner, taste seasonal, hand-crafted sake, buy a bottle (or two) of your favorite brew to take home, and enjoy a walk in the incredibly picturesque countryside.

    1. City Center

    2. Activities

    3. Alone, Family, Group

  • Try Ikebana With One of Utsunomiya’s Expert Artist!

    Try Ikebana With One of Utsunomiya’s Expert Artist!

    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 knowledge of Ikebana with anyone willing to learn. She can pick you up from the station if you’re uncertain about navigating the area. Hospitality is at the core of her interactions, aiming to make her students comfortable and at ease for optimal creativity.

    1. City Center

    2. Activities

    3. Alone, Family, Group

  • Eat Your Way Through the Gyoza City

    Eat Your Way Through the Gyoza City

    With over 300 gyoza restaurants in the city, Utsunomiya is the perfect place to sample a wide variety of gyoza!

    1. City Center

    2. Food

    3. Alone, Group

  • Sip Cocktails in the “City of Jazz”

    Sip Cocktails in the “City of Jazz”

    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 national cocktail competition champions shaking up delicious drinks.

    1. City Center

    2. Nightlife

    3. Alone, Group

  • Visit the Futaarayama Shrine & Old Shinohara Family House

    Visit the Futaarayama Shrine & Old Shinohara Family House

    A quick 5-minute walk from the JR Station, the Old Shinohara Family House gives you a beautiful look into Japan’s recent past.

    1. City Center

    2. History&Culture

    3. Alone, Family

  • Rent a Bike and Explore Utsunomiya’s Castle Ruins Park

    Rent a Bike and Explore Utsunomiya’s Castle Ruins Park

    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 Park or the Orion Dori shopping area.

    1. City Center

    2. Activities

    3. Family, Group