Leisure / Hobbies Spots in Fukushima Area

  • Aquamarine Fukushima
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    4.5
    308 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Iwakishi Onahama Tatsumichou 50
    An aquarium standing on Onahama second Port’s Pier facing the Pacific Ocean. As befitting its location at the point where the Japan Current and Kurile Current collide, the aquarium’s permanent exhibit is dedicated to the theme of ocean fronts where two bodies of water meet. The aquarium is also notable for its many experience-based learning facilities, including the Aquamarine Egg, which has hands-on exhibits for children; and Janome Beach, one of the largest touch pools in the world. The facility is also dedicated to research and conserving the environments of marine creatures threatened with extinction.

    Nice variety of local and tropical environments. Informative for older children, tropical fish for young children to follow, relaxing for adults.

  • Kaiseizan Park
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    4.0
    86 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Koriyamashi Kaisei 1-5
    Kaiseizan Park is an urban park centered round Lake Isuzu that was established in the early years of the Meiji period. Covering a large area of around 30 hectares, the Park has approximately 1,300 cherry trees, which are an impressive sight. There is also a rose garden, with around 810 roses belonging to 440 different varieties blooming in spring and autumn.

    郡山市民の憩いの場となっている公園です。 公園内には明確な仕切りはないものの、東側と西側に区分けされており、東側にはスタジアムや競技場などのスポーツ施設、西側には遊具や広場などの遊び場・憩いの場の施設があります。公園の近隣の住民が穏やかなひと時を過ごすために利用すること、郡山駅とは距離(2.5km程度)があるため休日でも公園内及び周辺は比較的静かであるため、とても過ごしやすいです。駐車場もあります...

  • GRANDECO SNOW RESORT
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    4.0
    124 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Yamagunkitashiobaramura Hibara Wild sand lot
    Visitors can enjoy skiing and snowboarding at GRANDECO SNOW RESORT during the season as well as being a place to experience three of the one hundred top mountains in Japan regardless of the season. Enjoy a spectacular view of Urabandai Plateau from the panorama gondola reaching an altitude of approximately 1400 meters. There are guided tours of the DECODAIRA Marshlands which located at 1320 meters above sea level is ideal as a trekking spot. It is approximately 30 minutes by car from Inawashiro-Bandaikogen Interchange on the Ban-etsu Expressway.

    I wrote an extensive review of the ski area under Grandeco ski area. So check that out. It’s only 1 word not 2.

  • Iwaki Coal & Fossil Museum
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    4.0
    94 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Iwakishi Joubanyumotomachi Mukaida 3-1
    The Iwaki Coal & Fossil Museum is dedicated to fossils and to the history of the coal-mining industry. There are displays of many precious fossils from all over the world, with the centerpiece being the Futabasaurus suzukii plesiosaur skeleton that was discovered in the Futaba Town of Iwaki City. The coal exhibition area has displays on the history of coal’s use as a fuel, focusing on the coal that used to be mined in the Iwaki region, and on the history of coal-mining. This part of the Museum includes a very authentic reproduction of part of a coal mine, which was used as a filming location for the movie “Hula Girls.”

    Some English explanations exist, so that foreigner can also enjoy. If you are sort of freak on something scientific this is the place you should visit. Scientifically coal and fossil are almost the...

  • Hoshino Resorts NEKOMA MOUNTAIN
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    3.5
    75 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Yamagumbandaimachi Sarashina ShimizuPei 6838 - 68
    This is a ski resort spreading over the foot of Mt. Bandai about 15 minutes by car from Bandai-Kawahigashi Interchange. Access is good and there is a shuttle bus straight to the slopes from Koriyama Station a stop on the Tohoku Shinkansen line. The vast slopes overlooking Mt Bandai and Lake Inawashiro are in the perfect location. There are 29 diverse courses from beginners to advanced skiers where a large number of people can enjoy the whole day. There are also many shops for ski equipment rental or purchase. There are also restaurants and cafés where you can taste the ski resort cuisine as well as a daycare room for children.

    Our first time at this resort. Good lifts although only one covered. very good Gondola. Didnt get to try some runs /lifts due to trail closures and poor snow quality. Heard through contacts that...

  • Tohoku Safari Park
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    4.0
    46 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Nihonmatsushi Sawamatsukura 1
    This is a zoo in Shiozawa Hot Spring, Nihonmatsu City, about 15 minutes by car from Nihonmatsu Interchange. Within the facility, carnivores such as lions and tigers and approximately 1,100 herbivorous animals such as African elephants and giraffes run free in the expansive grounds. Visitors can enjoy a thrilling feeling of exploration by taking a trip around the park by car, rent-a-car or a zoo bus. In addition, visitors can see unusual animals up close as well as white lions and white zebras in the park, and can feed the animals from the car in the herbivorous area.

    I was at Ebisu Circut and these two places are connected in part. It shocked me to see a polar bear and other bears in small cages!!! And they have to listen to cars enginees all days, how is it...

  • Koriyama City Museum of Art
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    4.0
    31 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Koriyamashi Yasuharamachi Oyaji 130-2
    This art museum is run by Koriyama City in Fukushima Prefecture. It has four major exhibitions: British art including Turner, modern Japanese art including Ryusei Kishida, works from artists hailing from Koriyama such as Yukimura and wood block printing such as book cover designs and so on. Exhibition contents are changed four times a year so visitors can see different works each season. There is a bronze statue in the garden which visitors can enjoy strolling around.

    地方美術館としては規模が大きく内容も充実していた。その割にはシニア割などもあり助かる。兵士として死亡してしまった作家を中心にした無言館展が企画展、常設展の方も充実していた。

  • Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art
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    4.0
    44 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Moriai Nishiyouzan 1
    The Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art which is only a few steps from the Bijutsukan Toshokan Mae (Museum and Library) Station. It is located at the foot of Mt. Shinobu which is the symbol of Fukushima City, surrounded by rich nature where the chirping of wild birds can be heard, vast grounds of many trees and flowers, wide lawns and a Japanese garden. The museum has a collection of over 3,800 art works, including paintings, woodblock prints, sculpture and handicrafts. A collection of overseas art works of European Impressionists such as Monet and Gauguin and modern American realism paintings are displayed. In addition, there are also many works of art by artists from Fukushima Prefecture such as artist Sekine Tadashi and a print artist, Saito Kiyoshi.

    県立図書館と併設されていて、かなり巨大な建物となっている。 中のホールなかなか凝っていて柱に石材を使っている。コレクションはまーまー。

  • Tsurugajo Park
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    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Outemachi 1-1
    Tsurugajo Castle is Japan’s only red roof tiled castle tower. It is a famous “impregnable” castle that endured a fierce battle lasting about a month during the Boshin war. It is a popular and famous cherry blossom viewing place when in the spring, about 1,000 Yoshino cherry trees are in full bloom. The exhibition room was completely renewed in 2015.
  • Aizu Kogen Takatsue Ski Resort
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    4.0
    40 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Minamiaidugunminamiaidumachi Takatsuehara 535
    This is a ski resort on Takatsue Hara in the Aizu highlands. It boasts a spectacular panoramic view from the top and fine powder snow. There are various courses tailored to a range of levels from beginner to advanced including a family course which can be enjoyed safely with small children as well as a top hill course with a maximum inclination of 36 degrees. In addition there are facilities to enjoy after skiing such as a resort hotel overlooking the ski resort and a day hot spring “Shirakaba no yu.”

    規模が大きいのと、距離が長いスキー場です。 全体的にコース幅が広く、スキーやカービングやる方に向いているかと思います。 初心者コースも距離があるので、上達も早まるかと思いました。 比較的斜度も急なコースは少ない印象です。 パークもあり低めのキッカーなので、これから始められる方にはおすすめできます。 リフトは速く回転率も良いが、山頂まで2回乗り継ぎで山頂まで行くのが面倒でした。 ゴンドラかロープウェ...

  • Spa Resort Hawaiians
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    Fukushima Pref. Iwakishi Joubanfujiwaramachi Warabidaira 50
    With an area six times the size of Tokyo Dome, this is a giant leisure facility complete with heated swimming pool, onsen, golf course, and a hotel. There are spots for people of all ages to enjoy, including entertainment featuring Hawaiian shows and other events, and a beauty salon. This was the set of the movie “Hula Girls” and it is often visited by fans of the movie.
  • Morohashi Museum of Modern Art
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Yamagunkitashiobaramura Hibara Kengamine 1093-23
    This art museum is located along National Route 459, at Kengamine Hibara, Kitashiobara Village, Yama County Fukushima Prefecture. Since its opening in 1999, exhibits have centered on the collection of Teizo Morohashi—the founder of Xebio Holdings Company. It is known for housing roughly 330 pieces in its Salvador Dali collection, making it the only museum in Asia that permanently maintains works by Dali.

    紅葉が始まる時期に訪れました。裏磐梯を車で走り、紅葉を眺めながらしばらくすると素敵な建物が見えてきます。 諸橋廷蔵氏の熱い思いで建てられた美術館、その周りは小川もあり、山の景色と建物と池があり、素敵な美術館です。 パリの小さな美術館には行ったことがあり、そこに置いてあったブロンズ像より、大きく立派な像が何体か置いてあり、見ごたえがありました。 絵画は、テトゥンアンの大会戦が観れて、こんな大きなダリ...

  • Koriyama Culture Park
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Koriyamashi Asakamachinarita Higashimaruyama 61
    This is a large leisure land located in the outskirts of Koriyama City. It is approximately five minutes by car from Koriyama South Interchange. The park houses an amusement park (Dream Land), as well as pools and a cultural center. In Dream Land there are about 12 attractions for families such as a Ferris wheel and roller-coaster and admission is free. The pool area not only has leisure pools such as an infant pool for small children, a whirlpool and a water slide, but also has a pool for competitions.

    ドライブで近くに行き、気になって入りました。 大きなプールや屋内運動スペース、芝生に小川画像流れ、入園無料の遊園地があります。乗り物も100-300円ほどでリーズナブルです。食事処リーズナブルもです。

  • Aquamarine Inawashiro Kawasemi Aquarium
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    4.0
    22 Reviews
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    Fukushima Yama-gun Inawashiromachi Osada Higashi Nakamaru 3447-4

    入場料は700円の淡水魚水族館ですが、一番のメインはカワウソでしょうか。 ただ、カワウソは餌の時間に行かないと寝てしまっていることも多く、楽しめないかもしれません。 魚は日本の淡水魚がメインですが水生昆虫(ゲンゴロウやタガメ)も結構展示されていて子供も興味を持つかと思います。 珍しいと思ったのは水槽に水は3分の1以下にして、陸地部分を設け森の様にして鳥も一緒に展示しているのは珍しいと思いました...

  • Fukushima Museum
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    4.0
    26 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Joutoumachi 1-25
    A museum located in Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. The museum presents the history and culture of Fukushima from the Paleolithic to the modern day. The museum is divided into people, nature, archeology, history, art, and exhibition spaces. The museum also holds special exhibitions and provides visitors with the chance to try on historical folk costumes. The museum is frequently used for school field trips.

    This museum displays the ancient history of the area from stone age to post WWII, some geology and some dynasour time artifacts. Displays are pretty nice. The buildjng architecture creates space and...

  • Mt. Bandai Eruption Memorial Hall
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    3.5
    27 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Yamagunkitashiobaramura Hibara Kengamine 1093-36
    A museum dedicated to Mt. Bandai located in Kitashiobara Village, Yama County, Fukushima Prefecture. Visitors can vicariously experience the 1888 eruption of Mt. Bandai via a giant model in the museum. The museum also displays various items and materials about and from the time of the eruption, in addition to presenting the history of Mt. Bandai and the plants and animals which live there. Visited by large numbers of families, the museum holds nature watching and other events several times a year.

    磐梯山の噴火で湖ができた過程がよくわかる。観光客にはあまり人気がないらしく訪れる人は少ない。展示内容は大人向けなので子供は楽しめないと思う。貴重な資料がたくさんあり、どうやって湖ができたのか、湖には村が沈んでいるとか、いろいろ勉強になる。

  • Tenjin Hama Auto Camping Ground
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Fukushima Inawashiromachi Nakakomatsu

    2泊する友人家族に便乗して、我が家はデイキャンプで参加しました。きれいな砂浜&湖を目の前にしてのbbqは最高でした。子供は湖水浴もしました。キャンプ場の事務棟は清潔感があり、トイレもシャワーもきれいでした。次はぜひ泊まりで利用したいです。

  • Kiyoshi Saito Museum of Art
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    4.0
    17 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Kawanumagunyanaidumachi Yanaidu Shitadairaotsu 187
    An art museum adjoining Roadside Station Aizu Yanaizu in Yanaizu Town, Kawanuma County, Fukushima Prefecture. The museum displays works by Aizu-born print artist Kiyoshi Saito. The museum also contains works depicting Japan's ancient capitals of Kyoto and Kamakura as well as natural scenes. There's also a video corner and museum shop.

    会津を愛した作者の作品は会津の素晴らしさを伝えてくれます。只見川に面した建物は、眺望がとてもいいです。内装も外装も素敵な美術館です。この町、柳津の象徴的スポットです。

  • Asaka History Museum (Former Fukushima Prefectural Ordinary Middle School Main Building)
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Fukushima Koriyama-shi Kaisei 5-25-63

    郡山駅からタクシーで約10分。あまり期待していなかったのだけど、尋常中学校の建物がそのまま保存されていて、教室の机、黒板、当時の教科書や文書まで保存されていてびっくり。壁だけは震災で崩れたので再生したそうですが、床や階段などはそのまま。期待以上でした。ただし、冬は暖房がないのでかなり寒いです。春、秋などに訪れることをお勧めします。

  • Grandee Hatoriko Ski Resort
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Fukushima Pref. Iwasegunteneimura Hatori Lake Plateau
    Grandee Hatoriko Ski Resort is a ski resort developed to the south of Lake Hatori on the 1510 meter-high Mt. Kamafusa. What makes the ski slope at Grandee Hatoriko Ski Resort special is that the slope has a gentle gradient all the way down so that even beginners can ski all the way down from the summit. This is the only ski resort in Fukushima Prefecture with a high-speed quad ski lift; first-time skiers can reach the mountain top with its spectacular views in just five minutes. Accommodation is available at a ski lodge located right in front of the ski slope. Grandee Hatoriko Ski Resort makes planning your ski trip really easy; you can enjoy skiing until time is up and then relax in the ski lodge’s large baths.

    何年かぶりにスノボーに行ってきました。 今年は雪が少ないのですが、この日は前日に降った事もあり雪がありました。 前回はステップインのボードを持って行ったのですが、靴の底が劣化で剥がれてしまって折角リフト券を買ったのに滑れませんでした。 木曜金曜はシニアとレディースはリフト券が半額です。 5時間なら1550円一日券は1800円 天候も心配していたのですが、良い感じです。 ゲレンデも空いていたので、沢...

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