Sightseeing Spot Spots in Fukushima Area

  • Hanamiyama Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Watari
    Hanamiyama Park started off as a flower cultivation project for silkworm farming in 1926, and over the years the flowers increased until it was opened as a park in 1959. From February through May, the park is abloom with colza blossoms, plum and cherry blossoms, as well as tulips and many more. It truly has earned its nickname of Fairyland.
  • Miharu Takizakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Tamura-gun
    "This famous cherry tree is considered one of the three most beautiful in Japan. On October 12th, 1922, it was the first cherry tree in the country to be designated a National Natural Monument. 13.5 meters tall and 11.3 meters in root circumference, the huge red weeping cherry tree of Edo-higan cherry group is said to be over 1,000 years old. The tree's name literally translates as ""Three Spring Waterfall Cherry,"" a name it was given because the countless blossoms the tree blooms with in spring, sprouting from branches sprawling in all directions, look like a waterfall."
  • Kai Residence
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Pref. Kitakatashi 1-4611
    An old Japanese kura warehouse and estate located in Kitakata City, Fukushima Prefecture which once belonged to the Kai family of wealthy merchants. Notable for its black mortar, the estate is said to be the largest in the city. Visitors can view rare and valuable architectural examples and artifacts which belonged to the family, such as a 169 square meter tatami mat room and a folding screen decorated with gold leaf. The residence was designated a National Tangible Cultural Property in 2001.

    蔵屋敷の住居部分です。旧ということなので、今は住居にはなっていないようですね。旧家はいろいろ守っていくものが多くて住んでいくのは大変なんでしょうが、憬れますね。こういうお家は。文化財としてこういうお家は皆で守っていきたいですね。

  • Ishibe-zakura Cherry Tree
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Aizuwakamatsu-shi Ikkimachi Yahata Ishibe
    A cherry tree in Ishibe, Yahata, Ikki-machi, Aizuwakamatsu City. It's an Edo-higanzakura cherry tree that's over 600 years old and has 10 different tree trunks. It's said the tree was once in the garden of Ishibe Jibudayu, the chief vassal of the Ashina family, former lords of the Aizu region. It is also the cherry tree that appears in the opening of the 2013 historical drama, Yae no Sakura.
  • Benishidare Jizo-zakura Cherry Tree
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Koriyama-shi Nakatamachi Konomezawa Okanouchi
    A cherry tree in Okanouchi, Konomezawa, Nakata-machi, Koriyama City. This nearly 400-year-old Edo-higan weeping cherry tree is believed to have started as an offshoot from the Miharu Takizakura cherry tree in Miharu Town, Tamura County. The trees name comes from the Jizou statues under the tree. It starts blooming in mid-April.
  • Tanagura Castle Ruins (Kamegajo Park)
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    Fukushima Higashishirakawa-gun Tanaguramachi Tanagura Castle Ruins
    Castle remains in Tanagura Town, Higashishirakawa County. It was built on the orders of Niwa Nagashige in 1627. During the Edo Period the lord of the castle changed frequently, seemingly every time a large turtle was seen floating in the castle moat, leading to it also being called Kamegajo (Turtle Castle). The castle fell during the Boshin War at the end of the Edo Period and in modern times the area is now Kamegajo Park. It's a well-known spot for cherry blossom viewing and the Juman-goku Tanagura Castle Festival is held during the blooming season.
  • Sanko Paradise
    Travel / Tourism
    Kitashiobara Village, Yama-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
    This is one of the many sightseeing spots along the Bandai-Azuma Lake Line road, which passes through Nakatsugawa Ravine and more. Not only can you see Lake Hibara, Lake Akimoto and Lake Onogawa, it is also connected to the Lake Line’s highest by a hiking trail. It is extremely popular as a spot to photograph the green leaves of spring and colored leaves of fall.
  • Kogane-daira
    Travel / Tourism
    Kitashiobara Village, Yama-gun, Fukushima Prefecture
    Mt. Bandai, with its totally different front and back faces, shows off its rough, volcanic side at Kogane-daira. This massive crater was created in an eruption in 1888, and the harsh landscape still tells a story of the violent steam explosion. It’s 25 minutes by car from Ban-etsu Expressway Bandai Kawahigashi Interchange.
  • Kannonji River Cherry Trees
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Pref. Yamaguninawashiromachi Kawageta
    Cherry trees that span the one-kilometer path along the Kannonji River. May visitors go during cherry blossom season to see the spectacular sight of 200 cherry trees blooming, including Yoshino cherry blossom, Edo-higanzakura cherry, and weeping cherry blossom.
  • Yunokami-Onsen Station
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Minamiaizu-gun Shimogomachi Yuno Kamioshima Otsu 74
    An Aizu Railway, Aizu Line station located in Shimogo Town, Minamiaizu County, Fukushima Prefecture. The station is one of only two in the country with a thatched roof like that of an old-fashioned Japanese home. The station's waiting area has an irori sunken hearth and other old-fashioned accoutrements and the hearth is kept lit for visitors when staff are working. The station was selected as one of the 100 best stations in the Tohoku region in 2002 and is visited by many tourists.
  • Hotaru no Mori Park (Hotaru no Sato Kitaaizu)
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Aizuwakamatsu-shi Kitaaizumachi Shimoarai Miyanohigashi
    This park stretches in front of JA Aizu Kitaaizu. A pavilion, walkway and pond have been constructed as a symbolic facility for the development of a firefly sanctuary. Every year between June and July, you can watch the fireflies dancing wildly. Many fireflies fly around on hot and humid nights when it is lightly raining or cloudy and there is no wind. The fireflies begin to glow for an hour or two after sunset and reach their peak. At the end of June, a firefly festival is held in the adjacent plaza and the park is crowded with local residents.
  • O-Ningyo Sama
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Tamura-shi Funehikimachi
    A four-meter tall talisman deity that protect you from evil. It carries a naginata (pole sword) and a sword, blocking the way with its both arms outstretched. The face takes the appearance of a demon with a glare to prevent evil from entering from the outside. There are three in different locations, at Yakata, Hounokibashi, and Horikoshi, each with a different expression. Their clothes are changed by the preservation society every April.
  • Miharu Herbs Hana Garden
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    3.5
    19 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Tamura-gun Miharumachi

    Beautiful her garden and an excellent buffet lunch at Sarara Garden Restaurant attached to the herb garden.

  • Adumano Sta. Kokora
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    4.5
    3 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Zainiwasaka Yakushida 1-1

    旬の桃でしたが、かなり馬鹿でかい。普段見ている桃なんかとは比べ物にならないでかさです。そして、果肉が固くてその分皮は剥きにくいのですが、味は芳醇だし大きいので食べごたえがありました。

  • Jodo Daira Rest House
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Tsuchiyuonsenmachi Washikurayama
  • Shirakawa Rose Garden
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Shirakawa-shi Kakunai

    小峰城跡の西側を生かし、市民の憩いの場として長年愛されてきましたが、 震災で小峰城跡が崩壊。バラ園部分は見る影もありません。震災後、放置されても咲いたバラを見て、悲しい気持ちと負けない気持ちが芽生えました。

  • Kamanomisatoiwatate
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    1 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Pref. Onumagunaidumisatomachi Setomachi Jia 3162

    ずいぶん前に閉店しています。 この後会津若松市鶴ヶ城会館隣で営業していましたが、現在はそちらもありません。 石窯ピザが美味しかったですけどね

  • Former Kuimaru Elementary School
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Onuma-gun Showamura Kuimaru Miyanomae 1374
  • Nitchu Sen no Shidarezakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Kitakata-shi Oshikiri Higashi 2-chome 22
  • Koya Hanamiyama
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Iwaki-shi Uchigokoyamachi Hiro Kaya 1

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Fukushima is a blend of fantastic scenery, delectable sake, and kaleidoscopic colors. This nature-rich prefecture displays its splendor from the hidden Abukuma Cave underground right to the top of its sky-high mountain road, known as the Bandai-Azuma Skyline.

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