Utsunomiya Tourism, Japan

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Utsunomiya (宇都宮市 Utsunomiya-shi) is the capital and most populous city of Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 518,200 and a population density of 1240 persons per km². Its total area was 416.85 km². Utsunomiya is famous for its gyoza (pan fried dumplings). There are more than two hundred gyoza restaurants in Utsunomiya. Greater Utsunomiya (宇都宮都市圏 Utsunomiya Toshi-ken) had a population of 888,005 in the 2000 Census. The nearby city of Oyama is included in Greater Tokyo, but Greater Utsunomiya is not, despite the two areas amalgamating somewhat. It is the 10th most populated city in the Kanto region.


A place in Japan, Utsunomiya is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Utsunomiya, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Tokyo. Tokyo is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Meiji Jingu Shrine, Ueno Park, Roppongi. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Utsunomiya*

  • Pollution Statistics in Utsunomiya

    Know the pollution level of Utsunomiya before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
  • Utsunomiya: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Utsunomiya for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Utsunomiya.

    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Utsunomiya - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 97.66 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 89.05 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 8.62 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Utsunomiya

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Utsunomiya

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.46 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.46 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 73.14 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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