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.
The number one award winning illumination display in Japan found at Ashikaga Flower Park near Tokyo.
Mashikoyaki, or Mashiko ware, is one of Japan's most famous pottery types. A special event at the Mashiko Museum of Ceramic..
A special exhibition taking place at the Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art looks into the trends and history of nanga throughout..