Sano Premium Outlet is located in Sano, Tochigi prefecture. It is one of the outlets run by Mitsubishi Estate- Simon Co. which is a joint company of Japanese Mitsubishi Estate and US Simon Property Group. The company runs total 9 outlets in Japan, and it has the biggest turnover of Japanese outlet chains.
Sano Premium Outlet opened in March 2003, it covers northern Kanto area - Gunma and Tochigi prefectures and northern Saitama prefecture. The outlet offers 170 stores including European and US major brands.
This outlets is ideal in case you are traveling from/to Nikko. There are buses connecting the outlet with Sano station for JR Ryomo line and Tobu Sano line and also it is just 3 minutes walk from Sano Shintoshin bus terminal, which buses are running between Tokyo and two international airports; Narita and Haneda airports.