Irori no Yado Ashina

Irori no Yado Ashina

Ashina is a Japanese-style inn that preserves an atmosphere of old-style living in the Tohoku Region. The facility used to be part of a 120-year-old private residence, which was taken apart, moved and then rebuilt at its present location. An overnight stay at this inn will allow guests to experience several different aspects of traditional Aizu culture, including local cuisine and local sake that can be enjoyed nowhere else. Dinner is served around an irori (sunken hearth), which is a very memorable feature of this inn.

Venue Details

Venue Details
Websitehttp://www.ashina.co.jp/en.html
Contact

Irori no Yado Ashina (+81) 242-26-2841 info@ashina.co.jp

(+81) 242-26-2841

info@ashina.co.jp

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Accommodation details

Capacity: 8 rooms (Accommodates 25 guests)

Room styles: Japanese-style rooms only

Room charge: 1 night stay with two meals: 16,800 yen - 24,150 yen (Tax incl.)

Check in / Check out: From 4:00 PM / Until 10:00 AM

Meals: Charcoal-grilled dishes served around a sunken hearth in the inn's dining room

Hot springs: Simple thermal spring

Pets: Not allowed

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Access Details
Access232-1 Shimohara, Yumoto, Higashiyama-machi, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Pref. 965-0814
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Getting there

By Car: 15 min from Aizuwakamatsu I.C. exit off the Ban-etsu Expressway

By Train: 20 min bus ride from Aizuwakamatsu Station (JR Ban-etsu West Line) via sightseeing loop bus.

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Ride the Oza-Toro-Tembo Train

The Oza-Toro-Tembo Train is a limited-service sightseeing train which is operated during selected days of the peak tourist seasons. The train has three carriages - the oza carriage (which has a tatami-floor), the torokko (tram) carriage, and the tembo (observation deck) carriage. Stretch out and relax in the tatami carriage with its sunken kotatsu (heated table) in autumn, take in Aizu's nature and air from the tram carriage, and revel in the fantastic scenery that await you through the expansive windows of the observation deck carriage. The train runs along the Aizu Railway tracks, meaning you can hop off at various points to visit places such as Ouchi-juku (a 15 minute taxi ride from Yunokami Onsen Station), and To-no-Hetsuri Crags, among others. For information about when this train runs this year, please check out this link (Japanese).

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Tsukimigaoka Chomin Center

Tsukimigaoka Chomin Center (a town hall-turned-hotel which is only a 20-minute walk from Aizu Yanaizu Station) is known for their famous sauce katsudon lunch. This dish contains fried pork cutlet and a simple egg omelet on rice which is covered with a savory sauce that simply melts in your mouth. There are other places in Yanaizu that serve the katsudon dish as well, but according to local opinion, the katsudon at Yanaizu Chomin Center is hard to beat. Why not stop by and fill your stomach before taking in the other local sights? There are even some great shared hot spring baths, which can be enjoyed as day visit onsen. There are plenty of nearby attractions. Enjoy your time hiking or fishing or at the nearby Kiyoshi Saito Museum of Art or the beautiful and serene Enzoji Temple. Kiyoshi Saito Museum of Art houses works by esteemed woodblock artist Kiyoshi Saito and the beautiful works he created throughout his lifetime. At the Enzoji Temple experience tranquility and nature, also learn about the origin legend of the akabeko, the nodding red cow famous in the area. And only a 15-minute drive away you can look at the No. 1 Tadami River Bridge View Spot; this bridge offers a spectacular sight of the Tadami River and the surrounding nature.

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