Plan your trip

The following resources will assist you in planning your trip to Fukushima Prefecture. From reaching Fukushima from other parts of Japan and basic access information about moving between cities, to some cultural guides to inspire your travel plans, find what you need in this section.

Practical Information

Access

Access Fukushima

Learn how to reach Fukushima from various central hubs including Tokyo, Sendai, and Osaka.

 
Getting there

Getting around Fukushima

Fukushima has so much to offer in the way of sights and activities; and its several train lines, both JR and private, will help you have travel around Fukushima with ease.

 
Safety in Fukushima

Safety in Fukushima

Plan and travel with peace of mind by understanding the latest situation in the eastern parts of Fukushima, affected by the 2011 earthquake.

 
Accessibility in Fukushima

Accessibility in Fukushima

Find out how the Fukushima Barrier-Free Tour Center can help provide accessibility support on your next trip to Fukushima prefecture.

 

Fukushima in Detail

Traditional Food

Local Foods of Fukushima

Fukushima is home to unique varieties of local foods and flavors which make the most of seasonal ingredients.

 
Fukushima Crafts

Fukushima Crafts

Fukushima has a proud heritage of traditional arts and crafts. Don’t miss out on the chance to learn more about them. (They make great souvenirs!)

 
Fruits of Fukushima

Fruits of Fukushima

Fukushima is renowned for its delicious fruits. Visitors can experience fruit-picking at a variety of facilities across the prefecture.

 
Cherry Blossom

Fukushima Cherry Blossom Guide

Every year, from early April to mid-May, you can enjoy cherry blossoms all over Fukushima.

 

Downloadable Brochures

Browse our selection of tourism guides and pamphlets – available in PDF format and free to download

Useful Information

  1. Useful Information

    5 reasons to go River Trekking in Tadami Town

    1. Safely explore the river and forest with a local guide! The river and trail are unmarked, but luckily there are local guides that are affordable and available to guide you! Even if you don’t speak Japanese, guides can help you through the trail with gestures and a little bit of Englis...

    5 reasons to go River Trekking in Tadami Town
  2. Useful Information

    The Sunken Village of Hibara

    The mystery beneath the surface of Lake Hibara...  Today, if you visit Lake Hibara, you’ll see a beautiful lake with pebble beaches and forested banks. In winter the lake freezes over, making it a popular destination for ice fishing! However, beneath the surface of the water, or ...

    The Sunken Village of Hibara
  3. Useful Information

    I joined a Bicycle Race in Japan! (And You Should Too!)

    I joined a cycling event/road race in Fukushima, Japan and cycled the popular hill climb course up the Bandai-Azuma Skyline to the Jododaira Visitors Center.  I was super nervous; I have been cycling for several years but this was my first road race ever. The other cyclists were all so fr...

    I joined a Bicycle Race in Japan! (And You Should Too!)