Summer in Fukushima

Summer in Fukushima presents a wealth of opportunities to enjoy the prefecture in its best light. The Urabandai area promises trekking and mountain climbing through an unprecedented scenic landscape. It is also the season when several of Fukushima’s fruits are ripe for harvest, with peaches and cherries being particularly famous to the region. The coastal region provides a myriad of marine sports options for active visitors.

Average temperature

  • Jun 25° / 16°
  • Jul 29° / 20°
  • Aug 30° / 21°

Events in Summer

Aizu Tajima Gion Festival (Minami Aizu)
Event

Aizu Tajima Gion Festival (Minami Aizu)

This festival is a significant intangible folk- cultural asset that has an eight -hundred year long tradition in Japan. Women dressed in traditional Japanese wedding apparel walk in a parade, bringing beauty throughout the town. Children performing kabuki, (the traditional Japanese form of theate...

The Soma Nomaoi
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The Soma Nomaoi

This traditional culture entertainment by horse has been performed in America and Britain before. Soma Nomaoi originated in the old days, some one thousand odd years ago. Horses were trained in the field for military training and the chased horses were dedicated to a shrine as gods. People ca...

Itineraries in Summer

Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City
Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City
Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City
Adventure

Day Trip in Nihonmatsu City

Spend a day in Nihonmatsu City in Northern Fukushima, an area known for rich cultural traditions and specialties in sake, lacquerware, and fruits. We recommend that you explore the city through our itinerary on foot or by taking short taxi rides. Access JR Nihonmatsu Station via the Tohoku Main L...

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