11 Sights in Utsunomiya, Japan (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Utsunomiya, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Utsunomiya, Japan.List of cities in Japan
Seiganji Temple (清巌寺) is a Jodo sect temple located in Odori 5-chome, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Yoshimiya. The main statue is Amida Nyorai. Kaiki (founder) was Utsunomiya Yoritsuna, and Kaizan was Asahi Rensha Giki. It is known that there is a steel tower that is said to have been cast and dedicated by Utsunomiya Teitsuna to mourn his mother, Bodhi. The tower is designated as an important cultural property of the country.
Tochinoki Family Land is an amusement park located in the Tochigi Prefectural Sports Park in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture. It is operated on prefectural land and is operated by an external organization. Opened on April 15, 1979. Since there is no admission fee, it is possible to enter only by watching a show or accompanying a child. To use the attraction, purchase a one-day pass at the front entrance window or at a ticket vending machine.
Ōya-dera (大谷寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in the city of Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, in northern Kantō region of Japan. The temple is famous for its bas-relief carvings on a cliff face. The honzon of the temple is a bas-relief stone statue of Senjū Kannon. The temple is 19th stop on the Bandō Sanjūsankasho pilgrimage route of 33 temples sacred to Kannon in the Kantō region.
Ikkoji (一向寺) is a temple of the Tokimune sect located in Nishihara 2-chome, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Seishoyama. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. Kaiki (founder) is Utsunomiya Kagetsuna. The bronze statue of Amida Buddha, which has been designated as an important cultural property of the country, is known as "Sweating Amida".
Shounji (祥雲寺) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Higashito Matsuri 1-chome, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Tomatsuriyama. There is the Shounji Kannon Sacred Site in the precincts, and you can visit the Kannon Sacred Sites of the 33 Kannon Sacred Sites in the West Country within the temple grounds.
Tochigi Prefectural Sports Park is a general sports park established by Tochigi Prefecture. Under the designated manager system, the Tochigi Prefectural Sports Association and the Tochigi Prefectural Park Welfare Association jointly manage and operate the system. It is widely known by the people of the prefecture as the "General Ground".
Catholic Matsugamine Church (Catholic Matsugamine Church) is a Christian (Catholic) church and cathedral located in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is one of the largest Romanesque Revival buildings in existence as an Oya stone building, and was registered as a national registered tangible cultural property in 1998.
8. Nikko Circuit
Nikko Circuit (Nikko Circuit) is a circuit located in Takamatsu-cho, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is also known as the venue for the All Japan Pro Drift Championships. It is located about 10 minutes from the Utsunomiya IC on the Tohoku Expressway, and features a course layout for beginners.
Keirinji Temple (桂林寺) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Kiyozumi 1-chome, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Matsumine. Kaiki (founder) is Utsunomiya Mitsuna. In the cemetery there is a grave monument of Gamō Kunpei.
Utsunomiya Bunka Kaikan is a concert hall located in Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It features a 2,000-seat great hall and a 500-seat small hall. It opened in 1979. Whitesnake performed at Utsunomiya Bunka Kaikan during their 1983 Japanese tour.
Jikō-ji (慈光寺) is a temple of the Jodo sect located in Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. It is also a famous place for cherry blossoms, and there is a 150-year-old Higanzakura tree that is said to bloom the earliest in Utsunomiya City.
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