B-grade Gourmet Spots in Tochigi Area
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- Tochigi Pref. Nasushiobarashi Shiobara 2611
- This diner in Nasushiobara City, Tochigi Prefecture is famous for being the originator of the local cheap but tasty soup-iri yakisoba. Their take on this dish of fried noodles in soup is notable for its use of specially-ordered wavy noodles and the spicy flavor of its soup. Lines sometimes form at the popular restaurant, which is equipped with table and tatami seating. It is visited by long-time repeat customers as well as many people who come from great distances away.
Most visits to Tochigi revolve around Nikko, a small city home to the spectacular, lavishly decorated Toshogu Shrine and Nikko National Park with its mountains, lakes, waterfalls, onsen, and wild monkeys. Neighboring Oku-Nikko is an extension of the fantastic scenery famous for its autumn leaves, while Tochigi’s capital, Utsunomiya, is the only place in the world where you can find oya stone beautifully exhibited in temples and the Oya History Museum.
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