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

    Cycling in Iwaki

    Cruising along the beautiful coastline of Iwaki, it’s easy to forget that this coast was once ravaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. Since then, the area has been rebuilt and is once again a beautiful place to explore! The coastline of Iwaki has been fortified with sea w...

    Cycling in Iwaki
  2. Useful Information

    Visiting the most Extreme Wild Onsen in Japan!

    The Extreme Onsen: Nakanosawa-numajiri Onsen Possibly the greatest wild onsen in Japan, or the world?  This massive onsen river in the mountains is the largest of its kind in all of Japan! With the help of a professional guide, visitors can traverse unique volcanic terrain to reach this ...

    Visiting the most Extreme Wild Onsen in Japan!
  3. Useful Information

    Experience Rice Planting in Fukushima, Japan!

    A land of mirrors... Driving around Fukushima in the springtime, you might think you’ve wandered into a world of mirrors. Vast rice paddies flooded with water reflect the mountains, sky, and any cars that travel by creating a beautiful scenery. Due to the hills and valleys, its common to...

    Experience Rice Planting in Fukushima, Japan!