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Tochigi Prefecture

Tochigi is a landlocked prefecture in the Kanto Region. One of Japan’s most popular tourist attractions, the city of Nikko with its famous Toshogu Shrine, is located in Tochigi Prefecture. Other famous parts of Tochigi include a region called Nasu known for Hot Springs (Onsen) and local Sake and Skiing resorts. Tochigi has many traditional Festivals and events such as Nikkō Tōshō-gū’s 1000 Samurai Procession and Horseback Archery Festival, and the city of Tochigi’s Autumn Festival where doll floats are pulled around the city once every five years.