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Ouchi-juku
Historical Sites

Ouchi-juku

Walk around what feels like a jump to the past in Fukushima Prefecture’s Ouchi-juku. This isolated village boasts thatched-roof houses and natural streets making you feel at one with the people who might have lived here hundreds of years ago. Nestled in the southwestern mountains of Fukushi...

Goshiki-numa Ponds
Nature & Scenery

Goshiki-numa Ponds

The Goshiki-numa ponds of Urabandai are a cluster of five volcanic lakes at the foot of Mt. Bandai. When Mt. Bandai erupted in 1888, the Five Colored Lakes were formed; in actuality there are dozens of lakes, but the Goshiki-numa are the most famous. It was thanks to the eruption that the lakes e...

Sazaedo Temple
Historical Sites

Sazaedo Temple

Sazaedo is a Buddhist temple built in 1796. Its architecture is similar in shape similar to the shell of a horned turban (‘sazae’ in Japanese) hence its name ‘Sazaedo’. The inside of the temple consists of a double-helix slope, meaning that visitors who come to pray won&rs...

Tsurugajo Castle
Historical Sites

Tsurugajo Castle

Tsurugajo Castle allows visitors the opportunity to experience history, nature, and tradition with all five senses. Despite being mostly reconstructed, the surrounding park's stone walls remain in their original state. In 2010, for the first time since it was refurbished in 1965, the castl...

Trips in Fukushima

Day Trip in Aizu-Wakamatsu City
Day Trip in Aizu-Wakamatsu City
Day Trip in Aizu-Wakamatsu City
Culture

Day Trip in Aizu-Wakamatsu City

This one-day trip around Aizu-Wakamatsu City includes everything your bucket list has: castles, sake breweries, temples, and onsen.

Iwaki Area One Day Trip
Iwaki Area One Day Trip
Iwaki Area One Day Trip
Culture

Iwaki Area One Day Trip

Iwaki has plenty to offer families traveling in Japan! This area is well-known for its delicious seafood & amazing interactive environmental aquarium Aquamarine Fukushima. Here’s a suggested day-trip for traveling by public transportation in Iwaki.

Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City
Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City
Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City
Adventure

Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City

Spend a day in Nihonmatsu City in Northern Fukushima, an area known for rich cultural traditions and specialties in sake, lacquerware, and fruits. We recommend that you explore the city through our itinerary on foot or by taking short taxi rides. Access JR Nihonmatsu Station via the Tohoku Main L...

Okuaizu Area Day Trip
Okuaizu Area Day Trip
Okuaizu Area Day Trip
Culture

Okuaizu Area Day Trip

This one-day trip in Okuaizu departs from Aizu-Wakamatsu Station, and features a visit to the No.1 Tadami River Bridge View Point and Enzoji Temple, so you can enjoy a full day out in Okuaizu!

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  1. Destination Report

    Nature Lovers: 3 Day Trip

    DAY 1 FUKUSHIMA STATION Information on accessing Fukushima Station from Tokyo JODODAIRA HIKE From Jododaira Rest House, you can choose from a number of hikes – from the 1-hour course that circles the volcanic crater of Mt Azuma Kofuji, to longer courses that pass through beautif...

    Nature Lovers: 3 Day Trip
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    1 Day in Shirakawa

    START: SHIRAKAWA STATION (Getting to Shirakawa Station) 1. DARUMA PAINTING EXPERIENCE Try out painting a traditional Shirakawa Daruma, or how about making your own unique design? There are two main places in Shirakawa City where daruma are made: Watanabe Daruma and Sagawa Daruma Works...

    1 Day in Shirakawa
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    Springtime Koriyama Day Trip

    ITINERARY DETAILS For this itinerary, I would recommend renting a car at Koriyama station, or elsewhere. All of the spots included in the itinerary above are at least a 10-15 minute drive from each other, so renting a car would be the easiest way to make the most of your day out...

    Springtime Koriyama Day Trip