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Statue is average, Gyoza isn't

We based ourselves in Utsunomiya as it was somewhat central to the areas that we wanted to visit on... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
paulhQ4371VQ
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Totally unremarkable

It's a small statue of a dumpling styled like a venus of milo. Yes, that's right. Utsunomiya is... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
2catsinJP
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Nov 20, 2017
“The best statue of food”
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“Statue is average, Gyoza isn't”
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

The gyoza statue is the best statue of food I’ve ever seen. Probably because I can’t think of another food statue. It’s not the best design, but if you’re there, take a quick selfie and enjoy yourself. Ignore the naysayers who doubt the wonders of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We based ourselves in Utsunomiya as it was somewhat central to the areas that we wanted to visit on this trip to Japan. Utsunomiya isn't particularly remarkable for anything except Gyoza. You find that you can't really go wrong dining at any of the places...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

It's a small statue of a dumpling styled like a venus of milo. Yes, that's right. Utsunomiya is famous for dumplings (though it's not the number city when it comes to the amount of gyoza consumed, that honor goes to Hamamatsu most years) and someone...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 2catsinJP
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Maybe the most disappointing statue in Japan.Gyoza dumpling is thing to eat but not a thing to watch.If you have plenty of time to kill while waiting for the train to come,just go outside the station and you can surely be shocked when you see...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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