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Enjoying Your Trip

From its historical landmarks to its abundant natural experiences, Utsunomiya is a fascinating place to visit.
We offer recommendations on enjoying your trip with Hotel Sunshine Utsunomiya as your home base.

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Day One

11:00

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Arrive at Utsunomiya Station!

It takes approximately 50 minutes from Tokyo Station to Utsunomiya Station on the Shinkansen. After renting a car near Utsunomiya Station, it's time to head to your first stop!

11:50

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Nikko Toshogu Shrine, a well-known World Heritage Site

Nikko Toshogu Shrine, dedicated to Ieyasu Tokugawa, is a must-see sightseeing spot in Nikko. The gorgeous and colorful architecture and elaborate carvings on pillars and other structures are so beautiful that you're likely to lose track of time.

Information

Address
2301 Sannai, Nikko-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-1431
TEL
+81-28-8854-0560
Distance from hotel
Approx 50 minutes by car

14:00

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Kegon Falls, one of the three most famous waterfalls in Japan

Both powerful and magnificent, the water of Kegon Falls falls 97 meters straight down from Lake Chuzenji. Take the Kegon Falls Elevator to the most scenic spot to view the dynamic and famous waterfall directly in front of you.

Information

Address
2479-2 Chugushi, Nikko-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-1661
TEL
+81-28-855-0030
Distance from hotel
Approx. 1 hour 5 minutes by car

15:00

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Look out on Lake Chuzenji from a foreign villa from the early Showa period

The Italian Embassy villa, built in 1928, is open to the public as the Italian Embassy Villa Memorial Park. The building, covered in a checkerboard pattern of cedar bark, offers a panoramic view of Lake Chuzenji.

Information

Address
2482 Chugushi, Nikko-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-1661
TEL
+81-28-855-0880
Distance from hotel
Approx. 1 hour 5 minutes by car

17:00

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Check in

After enjoying the sights of Utsunomiya to the fullest, check into the hotel.

19:00

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Enjoy a relaxing time with special meals and beer

Enjoy a relaxing and pleasant time at our Irish pub-style restaurant, which offers over 100 authentic alcoholic beverages including beer and whiskey.

Information

Address
Lion's Head Station East Exit Branch,
Hotel Sunshine Utsunomiya 1F, 2-3-3 Higashishukugo, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-0953
TEL
+81-28-666-6066
Distance from hotel
1F of the hotel grounds, only a short walk

Good night's rest

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Sleep in your room

Take a good rest and recover from the fatigue of your travels.

Day Two

8:00

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Start your day with a delicious breakfast

Enjoy a Japanese and Western-style breakfast buffet boasting a menu that uses plenty of local ingredients, such as freshly cooked Koshihikari rice produced in Tochigi Prefecture.

10:00

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Check out

Check out of the hotel after getting ready to enjoy your second day of sightseeing in Tochigi.

10:45

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The spectacular Oya History Museum with a huge underground space

The Oya History Museum is a museum related to the mining of Oya stone. The 20,000 square meters of underground mining site remains is like a huge underground temple! The whimsical atmosphere of the museum is also popular as an event space for concerts and art exhibitions.

Information

Address
909 Oyamachi, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-0345
TEL
+81-28-652-1232
Distance from hotel
11 minute walk from the hotel to the West Exit of Utsunomiya Station, then approx.
30 minutes by bus to the Shiryokan Iriguchi bus stop

11:45

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Enjoy lunch at BELL TERRACHE OYA

Grab some lunch in the food court of BELL TERRACHE OYA, a popular base for sightseeing in Oya. You can also enjoy rich gelato and smoothies made from Oya strawberries at the Marche.

Information

Address
1263-2 Oyamachi, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-0345
TEL
+81-28-652-3500
Distance from hotel
11 minute walk from the hotel to the West Exit of Utsunomiya Station, then approx.
29 minutes by bus to the Oya Kannon-mae bus stop

12:30

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Oya Temple, a mysterious temple surrounded by rock

Oya Temple is built as if covered by a huge cave. In the main hall, 10 stone statues of Buddha are carved on natural rocks, including the Thousand-Armed Kannon, which is said to have been created by Kobo Daishi.

Information

Address
1198 Oyamachi, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-0345
TEL
+81-28-652-0128
Distance from hotel
11 minute walk from the hotel to the West Exit of Utsunomiya Station, then approx.
29 minutes by bus to the Oya Kannon-mae bus stop

14:00

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Utsunomiya Gyoza Theme Park

This theme park is a popular spot where visitors can try over 30 types of Utsunomiya gyoza. You can even try your hand at making your own gyoza, starting from making the skin. Freshly made gyoza dumplings are filled with the aroma of chives and taste delicious.

Information

Address
Kirasse Store,
MEGA Don Quijote Lapark Utsunomiya Store B1F, 2-3-12 Babadori,
Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 320-0026
TEL
+81-28-614-5388
Distance from hotel
11 minute walk from the hotel to the West Exit of Utsunomiya Station, then approx.
8 minutes by bus to the Babacho bus stop
*Gyoza-making experience is available for groups of five or more. Advance reservations required.

15:30

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Return home from Utsunomiya Station

Return home with fond memories after enjoying two full days of sightseeing in Utsunomiya and Nikko. We hope you enjoyed your trip!

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