Explore the Heights of Aizu
- 3 destinations
- One Day
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 Michi-no-Eki Ozekaido Mishima-juku (Roadside Station). At this countryside road stop, you’ll find snacks, local handicrafts and produce galore, not to mention fantastic paulownia wood crafts. Be sure to pick some up. From Michi-no-Eki Ozekaido Mishima-juku (Roadside Station), take a short 10-minute walk to the lookout point for the Tadami Bridge. This is the number one place to look out at the bridge from and you’ll be entranced by the scenery - time your trip right and you might be able to see the Tadami Line train passing over it. The majestic mountains almost seem to hug the bridge and the landmark makes a beautiful contrast against a backdrop of nature. After you’ve finished bridge-watching, head south to ride a ferryboat across a jagged ravine at Mugenkyo no Watashi. The splendor of the natural craggy rocks and trees that cling to them will astound you from your seat at water level. Get a sense of size of these beautiful mountains and cliffs.
Aizu-Wakamatsu Sta. to Michi-no-Eki Ozekaido Mishima-juku takes around 1 hour 30 minutes if traveling by train. (Take the JR Tadami Line from Aizu-Wakamatsu Sta. to Aizu-Miyashita Sta., then take a 5 min taxi)View directions
The viewpoint is about a 10 min walk from Michi-no-Eki Ozekaido Mishima-juku.View directions
- Aizu Area
It is a 15 min taxi ride Ozekaido Mishima-juku to Tsurunoyu. From there, the Mugenkyo no Watashi pier is just a 5 min walk.View directions
- Aizu Area
It's a 5 min taxi ride (or 20 min walk) from Mugenkyo no Watashi to Hayato Sta. Take the JR Tadami Line train from Hayato Sta. to Aizu-Wakamatsu Sta. (This train takes 1 hr 40 min.) Please note, there only 2 trains running in the afternoon, so please check the timetable in advance.View directions
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