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Michi no eki Motegi


Things to do in michi no eki Motegi


Michi no eki Motegi is not just a simple farmers market and road station. This place is like an attraction for both locals and visitors. This road station is conveniently located before the main town of Motegi and it is also the pathway of the famous Steam Locomotive of Moka railway. Not only a place for shopping for vegetables and dining but it has an entertainment area with an interesting stage and a children’s park. Many events were held in this place before the pandemic such as concerts, fireworks display, and musicals. A simple stroll, picnic, and eating out is recommended here, and last but not the least, taking pictures of the beautiful steam locomotive passing along michi no eki Motegi. There is also an interesting yellow Old American house which is called “Old Dato Kodato`s house” which serves as a museum and it is open to the public during a certain period of time. Inside has lots of history about the owner of the house and its antique furniture are still there that stood the test of time. It is best to visit this house/museum for a taste of history and old American culture.

Famous delicacies in michi no eki Motegi

Michi no eki Motegi has a souvenir shop mainly strawberry products and delicacies of Tochigi prefecture made locally. There’s also the famous yuzu ramen and homemade ice cream where most people buy during long holidays. Aside from homegrown vegetables, there`s a soba restaurant with an interesting boat-shaped building which is the main identity of the place. And on the opposite side of the building is the famous Baum kuchen shop that boasts of different flavors. Michi no eki is indeed a haven for food lovers.


For an interesting look of this amazing place, check out this video of Michi no eki Motegi.

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