Tochigi29-30 Mar. 2020

Places of interest

Nikko City・ NIKKO TOSHOGU SHRINE
Nikko City・ NIKKO TOSHOGU SHRINE
Tochigi City・ Kura-no-Machi(town of storehouses)
Tochigi City・ Kura-no-Machi(town of storehouses)
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The Torch Relay in Tochigi will start in the city of Ashikaga, where the oldest school in the nation “Historic site Ashikaga School” is located, and will make its way to the city of Nasukarasuyama, famous for the “Yamaage Festival”, where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave from the city of Nasu at the foot of magnificent Nasu Highland, arriving in the capital city of Utsunomiya for a celebration.

The highlights of the Torch Relay in Tochigi will include: the city of Nikko, famous for the world heritage site, the shrines and temples of Nikko such as Futarasan Shrine, Toshogu Shrine, Rinno Temple; the city of Tochigi, a historical city full of Edo-style ambience with traditional warehouses called kura; and the city of Kanuma, well-known for the ornately carved wooden floats.

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Date

DAY129 Mar.

  • Ashikaga City
  • Sano City
  • Oyama City
  • Motegi Town
  • Tochigi City
  • Kaminokawa Town
  • Moka City
  • Nasukarasuyama City

Celebration site:Nasukarasuyama City

DAY230 Mar.

  • Nasu Town
  • Sakura City
  • Mashiko Town
  • Nasushiobara City
  • Mibu Town
  • Nikko City
  • Kanuma City
  • Utsunomiya City

Celebration site:Utsunomiya City

The relay route, the municipalities where the torch relay will travel through and their order, the celebration site and other information provided above (especially the order of the municipalities the torch relay will visit) are subject to change.