Spots in Nasu / Shiobara / Ohtawara Area

  • Minamigaoka Dairy
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    4.0
    509 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto 579
    The Minamigaoka farm, primarily a dairy farm, is part of Nasu Town, Nasu County, Tochigi Prefecture. Spread across the luscious green slopes of the Nasu Mountains, it has many attractions including horseback riding, a fishing pond, miniature golf, and a petting zoo with goats and rabbits. The Minamigaoka Farm is famous for its milk and ice cream of the Guernsey cow, awarded the first-place Gold Prize in All Japan Locality Milk Granprix 2017. Entrance is free.

    Between the Jinghis Khan, the piroshiki and the ice cream, this is a place with some great food options.

  • Nasu Garden Outlet
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    3.5
    270 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tochigi Pref. Nasushiobarashi Shionosaki 184-7
    An outlet mall located about two minutes by car from the Kuroiso-Itamuro Interchange in Shionosaki, Nasushiobara City. There are 148 outlets, including various well known brand stores, restaurants, cafes and convenience stores situated around four main areas. They also have a dog run on site and many shops allow pets inside.

    After lunch we went to Nasu Garden Outlet. With more than 100 different brands offering different products, there are a number of restaurants as well as a supermarket selling local produce. We spent...

  • Roadside Station Nasu Kogen Yuai no Mori
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    3.5
    276 Reviews
    Transportation
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Otsu 593-8
    This roadside station is located at an altitude of 470 meters on the side of Prefectural Route 17, which runs through Nasu County, Tochigi Prefecture. It features a wide variety of facilities including the Fureai no Sato Farmer's Market, where visitors can purchase fresh seasonal produce, as well as Nasutoran, which offers Nasu Wagyu beef dishes and other dishes. Other facilities include the Kogeikan craft center, the Kanko Koryu Centre tourist information center, and more, making it a place where many tourists stop by.

    This place is a combination of - transit hub for local sightseeing bus that goes to other local attraction spot like bear museum, onsens, animal farm etc - public bus stop that also goes all the way...

  • Nasu Rindoko Lake View
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    3.5
    234 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Hei 414-2
    Nasu Rindoko Lake View is an amusement park set around Rindo-ko Lake in Takakuko, Nasu Town. There are lots of attractions to enjoy such as petting animals like Jersey cows and alpacas, the KAKKU zip-wire which goes over the lake, and a pleasure boat, as well as lots of things to try your hand at such as making butter, etc. They also have Mekke!, a buffet and steak restaurant with market selling foodstuffs from Nasu which people are welcome to visit without having to enter the amusement park proper.

    Most products are too expensive, but nice view from there. Shop is full with local area products. Nice place for families with children.

  • Shika no Yu
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    4.5
    254 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto 181
    This hot spring facility is located in Yumoto, Nasu Town. It is said to have opened approximately 1,300 years ago. It is considered the oldest hot spring in Tochigi Prefecture, and many of the surrounding hot-spring hotels use it as their spring water source. The baths are divided into six temperature levels ranging from 41–48 degrees Celsius (there is no 48-degree women’s bath). It is said that by following the bathing protocol, such as pouring water over yourself before entering the bath, you can increase the hot spring’s effects.

    Id been wanting to go here for a while as a day trip but heard it was too difficult. Its not. Just take the Shinkasen or the Shinjuku Liner and your up there in no time. So I decided to spend the...

  • Hunter Mountain Shiobara
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    4.0
    126 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tochigi Pref. Nasushiobarashi Yumotoshiobara Front black
    A ski resort in Maekuro Yumoto-Shiobara Nasu-Shiobara City. The ski resort offers a three kilometer downhill trail a Snow Park equipped with a half pipe and kicker The Kids Park with plenty to do such as the sledding slope and the Family Park where families can have fun together. As well as ski and snowboard lessons the resort provides plenty of facilities including six restaurants and shops.

    Hands down, Hunter Mountain Shiobara is the best mountain for skiing and snowboarding in the Kanto region. Its close proximity to Tokyo makes it a great option for anyone who is looking for a quick...

  • Omaru Onsen Ryokan
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    4.5
    136 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto 269
    A hot spring inn in Nasu County Tochigi Prefecture. Come spend a night at this Nasu hot spring and get in touch with nature while relaxing in their open-air baths. The springs contain lots of metasilicic acid which aids not just nerve pain and sensitivity to cold but is also said to have the effect of beatifying skin and be effective for skin diseases. The baths are also available for day trips.

    At the very end of the mountain side. It is very private and exclusive. They have male only, female only and mixed bath. The baths in open areas are blended Into the nature. As it is in the...

  • Cheese Garden (Nasu Main Store)
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    4.0
    110 Reviews
    Shopping
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Kou Kashiwagihara 2888
    This cheese and cheese-based product shop is located in Nasu County, Tochigi Prefecture. It offers a wide variety of products with a focus on cheese and wine from Japan and around the world, as well as western sweets. It also sells products such as their Goyotei and Shirasagi cheesecakes, as well as freshly-baked financier (the latter of which is only available on an irregular basis). The shop also features a cafe and is visited by many tourists.

    Lots of choices for all kinds of cheesy souvenirs, with plenty of free nibblies to sample. Their Gohokan cheesecake is YUMMY and so creamy, worth paying ¥1800 for (after sampling it several...

  • Roadside Station Yunoka Shiobara
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    3.5
    107 Reviews
    Transportation
    Tochigi Pref. Nasushiobarashi Sekiya 442
    This roadside station is on the side of National Route 400 serves as the welcome sign to Shiobara Onsenkyou. At the farmer's market, visitors can purchase items such as seasonal fresh vegetables picked that morning and fresh fruits. The station's restaurant, Noson Restaurant Seki no Sato, offers a wide range of dishes with a focus on regional cuisine. The station is visited by many tourists.

    以前野菜売り場だった所にパンフレットを置き地域観光スポット案内所兼喫茶コーナーイートインなのに消費税アップ無しでした。 ゆっくりジェラードダブル五百円でした。

  • Nasu Onsen Shrine
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    4.0
    122 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Yumoto 182
    "This shrine in Nasu County, Tochigi Prefecture enshrines Shinto deities including Onamuchi no Mikoto. It is famous for its historical ties to the samurai warrior Nasu no Yoichi and for being a so-called ""power spot (spiritual place with energy vortex)."" The shrine is also well-known for having number of items that supposedly grant prayers and wishes, such as the Yamato Sazareishi boulder, the Atago Fukushinsui spring, and the shrine's sacred tree. It is visited by many tourists sightseeing Nasu."

    Super nice drive up to the onsen resort and the shrine. Lots of local lore, and an incredibly haunting place, especially those gizo statues at the bottom of the valley. Breathtaking.

  • Nakagawa Aquatic Park
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    4.5
    71 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tochigi Pref. Otawarashi Sarado 2686
    Tochigi Prefecture’s Otawara City is home to the prefecture’s only aquarium. In tanks replicating the ecology of the Nakagawa River, you can see creatures that inhabit a range of environments from the source to the river’s lower reaches. The huge tube-type tunnel aquarium featuring fish from the Amazon River like the enormous arapaima and piranha is a must see. There are many interactive areas as well, including touching tanks where visitors can encounter crayfish and starfish directly.

    Nice aquarium but we have been spoiled having been to much larger aquariums in the world, but a great place for a family, not too expensive and some nice attractions for the kids!

  • Nasu Flower World
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    4.0
    52 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Toyohara Hei Nasu Michi 5341-1
    This botanical garden is located along Prefectural Route 68 in Toyoharaotsu Nasumichishita, Nasu Town. Amidst the vast verdure of the Nasu highland, you’ll find roses, lupins, tulips, and many other vibrant seasonal blooms. With the Nasu Mountains and other natural splendor in the backdrop, visitors can bask in the majestic scenery.

    Visited above on 8May2016 and most of the Tulips already pass its peak with no other flowers at sight. The visitor is little and place to access from the Shin-Shinagawa station is only by Taxi which...

  • Nasu Animal Kingdom
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    4.5
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Oshima 1042-1
    This zoo is located along Prefectural Route 305 in Oshima, Nasu Town. The “Kingdom Town” is a mostly indoors area, while the “Kingdom Farm” is outdoors. Visitors can interact with the animals and enjoy animal shows. In addition, there’s the “Capybara no Yu” hot spring facility where visitors can soak in the hot water while observing capybaras bathing in an open-air bath. There are also five different restaurants and various shops available.

    那須どうぶつ王国の一番奥の,カンガルーやアルパカの近くにあります. アルパカをモチーフにした「アルパカレー」が人気で,見た目だけでなく味もおいしかったです.

  • Okashinoshiro Nasu Heartland
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    3.5
    77 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Kou 4588-10
    A cake shop with its own factory on the premises located on the Nasu Highway in Takakuko, Nasu Town. The shop sells homemade cakes such as their goyotei-no-tsuki, a custard cream cake wrapped in castella sponge, as well as local sake and dairy products. The Kogen Restaurant on the second floor serves meals and sweets, including their Nasu wagyu in a circular bento box, rice bowls, set meals, soba and ramen.

    那須御用邸の月というお菓子が那須塩原駅などで売られていますが、ここでは製造しているところを見ることができます。バラで1個から色々なお菓子が買えました。

  • Nasu Teddy Bear Museum
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    4.0
    56 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Hei 1185-4
    This teddy bear museum is located in Takakuhei, Nasu Town. You’ll find a collection that includes “artist bears” based on artists from around the world, as well as antique bears and Teddy Edward, the teddy bear that has traveled the most around the world. There are also planned exhibitions. In addition, there’s a museum shop with a variety of teddy bear goods, as well as a tea room with teddy bear-themed menu items.

    Great for family with small children, touch of Americana, Ghibli studio, cute gift shop. Relax in the teddy bear cafe,

  • Nasu Heisei-no-Mori Forest
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    4.5
    76 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Hei 3254
    A forest park which serves as a habitat for many plants and animals, including rare species. Nature walks and activity programs are conducted in the Forest Recreation Zone. Access to portions of the Forest Learning Zone is restricted in order to preserve natural environments, and only guided walks are allowed in these areas.

    You will pass through the National Park office which give you directions and a good resting place while waiting for the bus to return hotel. Great walk to the waterfall and a remote onsen which you...

  • Nasu World Monkey Park
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    4.0
    71 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Kou 6146
    This zoo is located in Takakuko, Nasu Town. Along with several species of monkeys, including Japanese monkeys, lemurs, and squirrel monkeys, there are also elephants, red pandas, parakeets, cats, and a variety of other animals. In addition to a petting area, there’s a “monkey theater” with variety shows featuring monkeys and an “elephant forest” where visitors can ride elephants, along with many other experiences. You’ll also find restaurants that provide various Asian cuisine and shops that sell monkey-themed goods.

    ウソは書きたくないので、思ったことそのままを書きます。ハッキリ言ってつまらないです。そもそもサファリパークで半額券をもらったことがきっかけでしたが、もう行くことはないでしょう。 ①サル展示。 いくつかの舎にわかれています。しかしどの舎も楽しんで見ることは出来ません。暗闇だったり、激しく臭かったり、ガラスごしにしか見れなかったり・・・。普通の動物園のような展示施設はなく、全てのサルは建物の中に入っ...

  • Roadside Station Nasunoyoichi no Sato
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    3.5
    47 Reviews
    Transportation
    Tochigi Pref. Otawarashi Minamikanemaru 1584-6
    This roadside station is located on the side of National Route 461 in Otawara City, Tochigi Prefecture. It is notable for the fan-shaped roofs of each of its buildings. It features a wide variety of facilities including a farmer's market where visitors can buy fresh seasonal produce, a restaurant where they can enjoy their limited issue Yoichi Bento boxes, and more. The station, which is visited by many tourists, also features the Yoichi Denshokan, a museum dedicated to the samurai warrior Nasu no Yoichi.

    Great place for shopping for local products and gifts. Huge selection of locally produced items, including :gifts, vegetables, fruits, and many other products. Very nice display-room of art and...

  • Shiobara Hot Spring Yuppo Village
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    4.0
    46 Reviews
    Accommodations / Hot Spring
    Tochigi Pref. Nasushiobarashi Shiobara 602-1
    This interactive hot spring facility is located in Shiobara, Shiobara City. It features the “Footbath Corridor,” a 60-meter foot bath with water flowing directly from the hot spring source, the longest in Japan, as well as “Mirror Pond,” which reflects the natural scenery around the footbath. In addition, visitors can enjoy hot shower-baths, Insendo hot spring spot, and an exhibition hall that teaches about the history of Shiobara Hot Spring. You can also stroll about the site while taking in the seasonal blooms and monuments to literary and poem-inscribed monuments.

    We visited this footpath at the end of a long day of sightseeing. It was cold and raining and this was the perfect place to visit in the afternoon. This is a large facility. Inside are many benches...

  • Nasu Highland Park
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    3.5
    6 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tochigi Pref. Nasugunnasumachi Takaku Otsu 3375
    This theme park is located in Takakuhei, Nasu Town. There are nine huge coasters inside as well as a large Ferris wheel, the six-level “MeGaMo” solid maze building, and an assortment of other amusement options. There’s also a mountain stream activity zone, a dog park, and more. In addition, you’ll find a food court, barbecue terrace area, restaurants, shops, and other facilities.

    子連れでも気軽に利用でき、あまり期待していなかったのですが、那須産豚角煮のとろ天丼と、ラーメンが、中々美味しかったです。

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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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