Tochigi Prefecture (栃木県, Tochigi-ken) is home to Nikko Toshogu. Dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, it is surrounded by other noteworthy shrines and temples, and the whole district has been designated a World Heritage Site. Also located in the Nikko area are Kegon Falls, Kinugawa Onsen, and Edo Wonderland, a theme park where visitors can experience what life was like during the Edo Period.
The Nasu area is also known for its hot springs, and is a great resort spot during the summer and winter. Sano is famous for its ramen and the capital Utsunomiya for its gyoza dumplings, while nature lovers will want to visit Lake Chuzenji.
Yatai Matsuri is a festival in Otawara,Tochigi prefecture, held in April every year. It's full of color and fun and the t..
Be dazzled with the beauty and variety of handmade wares artfully displayed and for sale in Mashiko during their bi-annual festival...
The Ichikai Shibazakura Matsuri is a lovely flower carpet festival in Tochigi Prefecture, not far from Mashiko.