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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...

Komine Castle
Historical Sites

Komine Castle

Shirakawa Castle (Komine Castle) was heavily damaged during the Boshin War (also known as the Meiji Restoration), and was restored in the 1990s. Komine Castle's restoration marked the first time in over 120 years that a restoration had been attempted on a triple turret (yagura) structure. ...

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...

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, Goshiki-numa - which translates as "Five-Colored Ponds - were formed. In actuality dozens of lakes were created due to the 1888 eruption, but the Goshiki-numa ...

Trips in Fukushima

Explore the Heights of Aizu
Explore the Heights of Aizu
Explore the Heights of Aizu
Adventure

Explore the Heights of Aizu

It’s time to visit the dizzying heights of Aizu on this one-day tour that can be enjoyed any time of the year. Travel by train to Aizu-Wakamatsu Station and make your way for Ozekaido Mishimi-Juku Roadside Station. At this countryside road stop, you’ll find local handicrafts and produ...

Samurai Spirit Experience
Samurai Spirit Experience
Samurai Spirit Experience
Culture

Samurai Spirit Experience

Discover the spirit of the Japanese samurai on this one-day tour of samurai history in the beautiful Aizu region of Fukushima. Feel the history of the past come to life all around you as you experience the places where samurai once walked. This tour can be enjoyed any time of the year and with th...

A Summertime Traditional Experience
A Summertime Traditional Experience
Culture

A Summertime Traditional Experience

There’s no better way to celebrate summertime in Japan than with an impressive display of fireworks and masterful pyrotechnics along the riverside with a cold drink. Begin your Japanese summer adventure at Fukushima Station and travel by train to the site of the Fukushima Grand Fireworks...

History and Onsen Tour
History and Onsen Tour
History and Onsen Tour
Culture

History and Onsen Tour

This two-day trip by train will take visitors through the best of the Aizu-Wakamatsu and Higashiyama areas. Prepare yourself to experience the majesty of nature, history, and culture. You will be delighted on your tour in the heart of Aizu. Start the first day of your trip at Lake Inawashiro i...

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  1. Guides

    Train Lines in Fukushima Prefecture

    Click below for more details on each train line JR Tohoku Shinkansen Line (Tokyo – Koriyama – Fukushima – Sendai) JR Yamagata Shinkansen Line (Fukushima – Yamagata) JR Tohoku Main Line (Tokyo – Koriyama – Fukushima) JR Ban’etsu ...

    Train Lines in Fukushima Prefecture
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    Getting to Ouchi-juku

      Tokyo Station to Ouchi-juku (Via Shin-Shirakawa) Koriyama Station to Ouchi-juku Fukushima Station to Ouchi-juku Aizu-Wakamatsu Station to Ouchi-juku Please note that all times are rough estimations and do not include accurate waiting times between stops. TOKYO S...

    Getting to Ouchi-juku
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    JR Tadami Line

      ABOUT SERVICE DISRUPTIONS Replacement bus service runs between Aizu-Kawaguchi Station and Tadami Station. TIMETABLE (FROM AIZU-WAKAMATSU TO KOIDE, VIA TADAMI) Station Name Aizu-Wakamatsu 6:00 7:37 13:07 16:57 19:41 21:42 ...

     JR Tadami Line