CASUAL
UTSUNOMIYA

Enjoy Nature!!

@ ROMANTIC-MURA

@ Stone Village "OYA"

Commune with Art!!

@ UTSUNOMIYA MUSEUM OF ART

@ TOTIGI PREFECTUAL MUSEUM OF FINE ART

@ TOTIGI PREFECTUAL MUSEUM

Explore Historic sites.


@ FUTAARAYAMA SHRINE

@ FORMER SHINOHARA FAMILY RESIDENCE

@ BRONZE STATUE of BUDDHA of THREE SOYBEANS

@ THE BIG GINKGO

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

@ COCTAIL IN UTSUNOMIYA

@ GYOZA IN UTSUNOMIYA

How about taking some home?

@ SOUVENIRS

@ SPECIAL PRODUCTS

@ CONFECTIONERISE-JAPANESE and WESTERN

@ JAPANESE RICE WINE "SAKE"

It's Exciting and Fun!

@ FURUSATO MIYA FESTIVAL

@ HANABI FESTIVAL

@ JAPAN CUP

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SOUVENIRS |i(Mingeihin)

Mamedaiko(Miniature drum) Mamedaiko are made of japanese paper and soy beans and are treasured as a good-luck charms for success in business. To work mame means to work hard in Japan,and naturally a hard worker is very likely to succeed in business, which is how Mamedaiko became a charm. It is Said that its shape was modeled after the drum used in a ritual prayer for rain.

Yellow crucian carp is for good health. A folk tale says that a long time ago when there was an outbreak of smllpox in the region, a local fisherman caught a yellow crucian carp.
He gave it to one of the smallpox Patients, who miraculously recovered.
The yellow crucian carp made of paper has become a good-luck charm for good health and is a popular souvenir.

Fukube ware made of bottle gourd nuts. The dried nut shell is Called fukube in Japanese. This natural material is cleverly made into masks, charcoal container,flower vases, and ornaments for alcoves. Above all,masks are very unique and look friendly. This fukube ware is expected to fight against evil for you, but you might doubt their effects as they look too lovely to be tough fighters.

Oya stone Ware made from Oya stone (local material). Frogs,turtles,garden lanterns,and a whole lot of other things are made out of it. As Oya stone is soft and easy to work with, it Can be made into almost any shape. From frogs turtles and Tanuki, to garden lanterns, images of Buddha, and figurines, they are favored by many people.

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