Refreshing Fruits and Waters of Fukushima

  • 4 destinations
  • One Day

It’s time to be refreshed by the fresh fruits and hot waters of Fukushima City. This one-day itinerary can be experienced any time of the year. Catch a taxi from Fukushima Station and head out to Marusei Orchard. Here you’ll be able to pick fresh, juicy fruit already ripe for the eating. Eat all you can, and fill up on Fukushima’s best fruits. After you’ve had your fill of fruit, take a taxi to Iizaka Onsen. This hot spring area is famous in Japan for being one of the best in the area. After dipping your feet in the foot bath at Kyu Horikiri-tei, head over to Hanamomo no Yu (Hotel Juraku's onsen facility), soak in the hot, hot waters, and let your stress just melt away. You’re definitely in for a treat at all of these wonderful places and you’ll leave full and satisfied, not to mention warm and relaxed. It’s truly a rejuvenation for mind and body!

Start

Fukushima Station

Fukushima Sta. to Marusei Orchard takes 20 min by taxi.

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Marusei Orchard

  • Central Area
  • 40

Fukushima Prefecture’s peaches are famous both at home and abroad. Fukushima’s peaches are particularly popular in countries such as Thailand and Malaysia, where they are imported by the ton! Try them at Marusei Orchard in summer, or apples, nashi pears, grapes, or cherries - depending on what time of year you visit.

Marusei Orchard to Iizaka Onsen takes 10 minutes by taxi.

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Iizaka Onsen

  • Central Area
  • 30

Used as an onsen town for over 1,000 years, and visited by legendary figures in Japanese literature such as Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), the master of haiku poems, is Iizaka Onsen in Fukushima City. Locals in Iizaka Onsen pride themselves on the well-known Japanese phrase “Beppu in the West; Iizaka in the East”, which refers to the best onsen towns in Japan.

Kyu Horikiri-tei is a short walk from anywhere in central Iizaka Onsen town.

Kyu Horikiri-tei

  • Central Area
  • 30

Kyu Horikiri-tei is a property steeped in history. Built in 1775, the building has been preserved since the Edo Period thanks to wealthy farmers and merchants. The property contains a large kura (storehouse), called Jukken Kura, as well as a traditional Japanese manor house. There is a public footbath located onsite.

From Kyu Horikiri-tei, Hanamomo no Yu is a 5 min walk.

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Iizaka Hotel Juraku

  • Central Area
  • 90

You can enjoy a wide range of hot spring baths at Hanamomo no Yu - an onsen facility located right next to Iizaka Hotel Juraku.

Return to Fukushima Sta. via the Iizaka Line train which leaves from Iizaka Onsen Sta. (Takes 30 min).

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Finish

Fukushima Station

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