Fukushima

Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture can be divided into three areas: Aizu, Nakadori and Hamadori. The Aizu district (Aizu and Minami Aizu) is dotted with many historic sightseeing sites including Tsurugajo Castle and Ouchi-juku. There are many historical hot springs and beautiful nature such as Hanamiyama, Fruit Line, and Miharu-takizakura cherry blossoms in Nakadori (Kenpoku, Kenchu, and Kennan) between the Abukuma Highlands and the Ou Mountains. Hamadori (Soso and Iwaki) faces the Pacific Ocean, and visitors can enjoy attractions such as the Soma Nomaoi (traditional horse race) backed by a tradition of over 1000 years and the Spa Resort Hawaiians.

Fukushima

Fukushima

Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture can be divided into three areas: Aizu, Nakadori and Hamadori. The Aizu district (Aizu and Minami Aizu) is dotted with many historic sightseeing sites including Tsurugajo Castle and Ouchi-juku. There are many historical hot springs and beautiful nature such as Hanamiyama, Fruit Line, and Miharu-takizakura cherry blossoms in Nakadori (Kenpoku, Kenchu, and Kennan) between the Abukuma Highlands and the Ou Mountains. Hamadori (Soso and Iwaki) faces the Pacific Ocean, and visitors can enjoy attractions such as the Soma Nomaoi (traditional horse race) backed by a tradition of over 1000 years and the Spa Resort Hawaiians.

Fukushima Spring Journey

The Flowers of Fukushima

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Torch Azaleas at Furoyama Park
(Kennan / Hanawa Town)

Approximately 4,000 torch azaleas are in full bloom from late April to early May. The group of old trees is a highly valued resource, and was selected as one of the "100 Green Sights of Fukushima" in 1988 and also registered in "Fukushima Heritage Best 100" in 2007. Temporary tourist information offices also rent out canes to tourists.

Fukushima Food

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Onomachi Komachi Iceburger
(Kenchu / Ono Town)

This local gourmet has been loved by students in Ono Town for many years. Cold ice cream is sandwiched between hot buns and topped with sauce. Rice flour from Ono Town is used for the buns.

Fukushima Experience

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Morning Asparagus Picking Experience
(Aizu / Kitakata City)

In Kitakata City, the major production area of asparagus in Tohoku, you can experience morning asparagus picking. It is recommended that you stay at a private house the night before to experience the country life and go to the morning asparagus picking experience.

Visit to Fukushima

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Sake Brewery Tour
(entire area)

Fukushima is one of the leading sake production regions in the country, and there are many traditional sake breweries that you can visit. You can taste some kinds of sake to make taste comparisons, and fully enjoy the authentic flavors and atmosphere.
* Advance reservation may be necessary for sake brewery tours, so please check with each brewery for details.

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Tourist information for each area of Fukushima Prefecture

福島県 旅・東北
Joyful Trains

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