CASUAL
UTSUNOMIYA

Enjoy Nature!!

@œ ROMANTIC-MURA

@œ Stone Village "OYA"

Commune with Art!!

@œ UTSUNOMIYA MUSEUM OF ART

@œ TOTIGI PREFECTUAL MUSEUM OF FINE ART

@œ TOTIGI PREFECTUAL MUSEUM

Explore Historic sites.


@œ FUTAARAYAMA SHRINE

@œ FORMER SHINOHARA FAMILY RESIDENCE

@œ BRONZE STATUE of BUDDHA of THREE SOYBEANS

@œ THE BIG GINKGO

Just stroll and Enjoy...
How Delicious!!!

@œ COCTAIL IN UTSUNOMIYA

@œ GYOZA IN UTSUNOMIYA

How about taking some home?

@œ SOUVENIRS

@œ SPECIAL PRODUCTS

@œ CONFECTIONERISE-JAPANESE and WESTERN

@œ JAPANESE RICE WINE "SAKE"

It's Exciting and Fun!

@œ FURUSATO MIYA FESTIVAL

@œ HANABI FESTIVAL

@œ JAPAN CUP

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GYOZA IN UTSUNOMIYA
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Utsunomiya is famous for gyoza

Gyoza is a Chinese food. M inced pork,finely chopped Chinese cabbage,leek,and garlic is mixed and wrapped in a soft,thin round shell made from flour and water. It is either boiled or fried.There are many gyoza lovers, gyoza specialty stores and of course lots of delicious gyoza in Utsunomiya.But why?

Reason #1:The climate The summer is hot an the winter is cold in Utsunomiya, as it is located inland.You need a lot of stamina to overcome this Severeclimate,and gyoza is a food that gives you Stamina. it is a food culture born from the climate of Utsunomiya.

Reason #2:There used to be an army post in Utsunomiya, and the No.14 Division of the JapanesImperial Army stayed there. Gyoza was originated in the north eastern region of China, where the No.14 Division stayed during World War ll. Rumor has it that they came to love gyoza during their stay in China, and when they came back home, they let the people of Utsunomiya know about the good taste of gyoza.

30 specialty
stores! So many! You can say Utsunomiya is a city of gyoza, as there are as many as 30 specialty gyoza Stores! There are many ways of cooking,and you can enjoyboiled or fried gyoza. There are a wide variety of ingredients, too. There is even a full course dinner of gyoza. As it is Iow in price as well as delicious, it is popular among the young andold alike. people quite often enjoy gyoza in Utsunomiya.You can reasonably say that gyoza is the fast food of Utsunomiya. It is only natural that you will find a statue of gyoza just outside of the eastern entrance of JR Utsunomiya Station.It is a Statue of Venus wrapped in Gyoza,which may give you a mysterious feeling. As the statue is carved out of Oya stone, it is sure that you are looking at a very unique statue!