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  • Kinugawa River Boat Cruise
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    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Kinugawaonsenohara 1414
    On the Kinugawa River Boat Cruise visitors can enjoy the spectacular scenery traveling downstream in a boat skillfully oared by the boatman. The boating experience is in operation daily between mid-April to late November. The rare and oddly shaped rocks and scenery throughout the seasons are magnificent and the cruise thrilling. If there are seats available visitors can board the boat without prior reservations.
  • Kuranomachi Yuransen
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    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Tochigishi Yamatochou 2-6 Inside Kitagawa House (next to Tsukada History Traditional Center)
    This tour boat takes you on a relaxing 20-minute coast on the Uzuma River flowing through the center of Tochigi City, Tochigi Prefecture. Even now, warehouse-like buildings that seem to be from Edo period dot the sides of the Uzuma River, formerly a port for Tochigi trade. Famous as a location for TV shoots, you can bathe in the atmosphere of Edo period, as the captain relates the history of the river and charms of the town to you.

    We thought it would be a good idea to take the River Uzuma boat cruise to get a good feel of the historic township. We made our way to the cruise station on the river bank. It appears the cruise...

  • Tobu Chuzenjiko Cruise
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Chugushi 2478
    This sightseeing ship operates in Nikko National Park in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture. Passengers can choose from a wide variety of courses including one that takes the ship around Lake Chuzenji and one that visits the lake's most famous spots. Passengers can view the beautiful seasonal scenery from the ship, which is especially popular with tourists around the autumn foliage season.

Tochigi Areas


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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