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Utsunomiya city has prospered
as a monzen-machi (a temple town ) of Futaarayama-jinja
Shrine and a castle town of Utsunomiya-jo Castle,
where various cultures breathe,
including a unique landscape of the
Oya stone quarrying industrial works,
and Tendana (two-story wooden stand car
with carvings for sacred festivals) or
Yatai (a mobile stage with gorgeous
carvings for sacred festivals), etc.
which remain in the farming village regions.
This site will read the history of
Utsunomiya from 8 stories centering on
grouped-assets of its culture.

List of contents

From the Paleolithic period to the Showa era, you can learn the history of Utsunomiya by each era.

You can find the documents including publications, pictures, and reports, etc. about the cultural assets of Utsunomiya.

You can see the cultural assets of Utsunomiya on Instagram, too.

  • Japanese
  • 8Story インスタグラム
  • 8Story youtube
Utsunomiya City Council for the Promotion of Utilization of Historical and Cultural Resources

Secretariat: In the Culture Section of the Utsunomiya City Board of Education
〒 320-8540 1-1-5, Asahi, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Prefecture
TEL:028-632-2766  FAX: 028-632-2765

The 1st year of Reiwa or 2019 Priority Support Project for Tourism Base Development
(Project for Tourism Base Development utilizing Regional Project for the Preservation of Cultural Properties, etc.)