Yuki, City in Japan
General Information about Yuki
Yuki (Yuki) is a middle town within Ibaraki prefecture in the Kantō region. Sister cities of Yuki are Mechelen in Belgium, Mae Sai in Thailand and Nagai in Japan.
You can easily reach the suburbs of Yuki by local rail services in 3 stations.
Famous persons connected with Yuki are Kazue Shinkawa (born 1929), Tomio Tada (1934 - 2010) and Yukie Nakayama (born 1979).
Travel tips for Yuki
Top Yuki destinations for your sightseeing are the Yuki Kurabi-hall (結城蔵美館) throughout the year, the Tourism goods center (観光物産センター) throughout the year and the Hokubu-Cityarea (北部市街地) throughout the year.
The Yuki castle is nowadays a ruin.
Culture and History
Cultural roots make Yuki tourism particularly attractive. Yuki pongee (結城紬) is listed as world heritage.
The oldest building in the city is named Shomyo-temple Mitamaya-gate (称名寺御霊屋門).
You want to eat well and enjoy a drink in Yuki? The Yaki-soba with giblets (モツ入り焼きそば) is recommended by locals. The Kubota food hall (くぼた食堂) in Yuki 530-11 (結城530-11) is popular. Another recommendation for gourmets: The Parko-men (Ramen with ribs) (パーコー麺). The Tenobe Ramen Carter (手延べラーメンカーター) offers this. Where? In the Yuki 344-11 (ゆうき344-11).
Do you already own a souvenir from Yuki? You could buy for example Yude Manju (with sweet beans paste filled boiled dumpling), available in the Fujimine confectionary shop.
Flowers and Foliage
The plum flowers from 02/01 to 02/28 and is the most beautiful in the Toji-temple (東持寺). Discover the cherry blossom in Yuki from 04/01 to 04/30, best in the Castle history park (城跡歴史公園).
Economy and Industry in Yuki
A functioning local economy can set many impulses for the region. Particularly encouraging is the fact that Honshuseikan Co., Ltd., Canon Optron Co., Ltd. and Kowa Sangyo Co., Ltd. belong to the top companies in Yuki. Honshuseikan Co., Ltd. is in the field of Can production, Canon Optron Co., Ltd. in the sector Optic crystal manufacturing and Kowa Sangyo Co., Ltd. active in the area of Cardboard box manufacturing.