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2019/11/08 TIA Mobile Information Service
■2019 Nikko Soba (Buckwheat Noodle) Festival (Nikko City)
An event in which you can enjoy the taste of soba at 21 soba booths from around the country. Traditional performances also take place in the venue.
Day/time: November 15 (Fri) – 17 (Sun) 10:00AM - 3:00PM ※Rain or shine
Venue: Nikko Daiya River Koen (Park) Auto Campground, Information area, etc. (844 Segawa, Nikko City)
Admission fee: Free 500 yen per soba dish
Transport: Approx. 20 min. walk from Kamiimaichi Station on the Tobu Nikko Line.
※Free shuttle bus from Kamiimaichi Station and Tobu Nikko Station on the Tobu Nikko line, and from Imaichi Station and Nikko Station on the Tobu Kinugawa line.
Inquiries: Nikko Soba Matsuri Jikkoiinkai (Nikko Buckwheat Noodle Festival Organizing Committee) at Tourism Promotion Division TEL: 0288-21-5170
■2019 Harvest Festival “36th Shukasai (Harvest Festival)” (Ashikaga City)
You can enjoy various kinds of wine, such as sparkling wine and dessert wine. Musical performances with special guests will also take place.
Day/time: November 16 (Sat) – 17 (Sun) 10:00AM – 3:00PM ※Rain or shine
Venue: Kokoromi Gakuen Winery (611 Tajima-cho, Ashikaga City)
Admission: A ticket (3,000 yen) is necessary. Please purchase one at the temporary bus stop or the reception desk.
Transport: (Train) Get off at Ashikaga Station on the JR Ryomo Line or Ashikaga-shi Station on the Tobu Isesaki Line, and get off at the “Koko Farm Iriguchi (Entrance)” on the Ashi Bus Asshi Gyodo Line, and walk for about 7 min. or take a taxi for about 15 – 20min
Inquiries: Kokoromi Gakuen Winery “Koko Farm Winery” TEL: 0284-42-1194
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■Tochigi International Association Library
Novels in foreign languages and books for studying Japanese, etc. are available at TIA’s library. Anyone can borrow up to 5 books at a time for 2 weeks free of charge. For details, please inquire at the TIA reception counter.