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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...

Lake Inawashiro
Nature & Scenery

Lake Inawashiro

Japan's third-largest freshwater lake, Lake Inawashiro is situated in Bandai Asahi National Park. It is also known as the “Heavenly Mirror Lake” and has a surface area of 104 square kilometers! The combination of Lake Inawashiro and Mt. Bandai form one of Aizu's representative...

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, 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...

Trips in Fukushima

A Snowshoe Winter Frolic
A Snowshoe Winter Frolic
Nature

A Snowshoe Winter Frolic

Explore a winter wonderland in the Inawashiro Lake area. Not feeling up to skiing the slopes of Urabandai? Then let’s try a more casual activity that everyone can enjoy! Snowshoe trekking through the wintery scenery of Inawashiro in Aizu. Take a taxi from Inawashiro Station to Moku-Moku ...

Kitakata Gourmet Tour
Kitakata Gourmet Tour
Kitakata Gourmet Tour
Food

Kitakata Gourmet Tour

It is time for a taste of Kitakata like never before. Add in these stops to your day tour of the area and be satisfied by the many tastes of the region. The best part? This tour can be taken at any time of the year, by bus or by taxi. You’re in for a treat when you visit these stops. Start...

Hot Springs and Sightseeing in Aizu
Hot Springs and Sightseeing in Aizu
Hot Springs and Sightseeing in Aizu
Nature

Hot Springs and Sightseeing in Aizu

Jump start your vacation of Fukushima’s Aizu region with this multi-day tour. You can be sure to enjoy the sights any time of year, so these make for great additions to your already existing plans or a tour of their own. No matter how you decide to use them, you won’t be disappointed....

A Day of Cherry Blossoms
A Day of Cherry Blossoms
Nature

A Day of Cherry Blossoms

Enjoy this day-long magical romp through springtime while you travel by train. Leave from the charming Fukushima Station and experience what the prefecture has to offer to lovers of nature and history. Bring your camera and your walking shoes and get ready for a day amongst the flowers of Fukushi...

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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