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Sightseeing Spot Spots in Fukushima Area

  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kai Residence
    1 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.

    喜多方のふれあい通りの北の方にある蔵造りの建築で店蔵と蔵座敷からなっています。 酒造りから始めて味噌醤油の醸造業で財を成した甲斐家の住居ですが、今はだれも生活していないそうです。 店蔵には入り口から二階へ通じる木造のらせん階段があり、奥へ向かって十間の長さがある廊下が延びています。 いずれも贅を尽くした材木をふんだんに使っています。有形文化財に指定されています、一見の価値ありです。

  • Yunokami-Onsen Station Building
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Pref. Minamiaidugunshimogoumachi Yunokami Oshimaotsu 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.
  • 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)
    Travel / Tourism
    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.
  • 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.
  • Kamegajo Ato
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Yama-gun Inawashiromachi Kojoato
  • Yasuragi no Go Aizu Mura
    17 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Aizuwakamatsu-shi Kawahigashimachi Asayama Do Ke Iri 7

    This statue of Goddess Kannon is seen upon entering the city of Aizu-Wakamatsu. Completed in 1987, it is 57 meters in height. The Goddess of Compassion and Mercy is depicted cradling an infant in her...

  • Himesayurinogunseichi
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Pref. Kitakatashi Atsushiokanoumachimiyakawa Mount Higashidate 2
  • Nakayama Kazanachitokushushokubutugunraku
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Pref. Minamiaidugunshimogoumachi Yunokami And in the Yushima Island
  • Mizubayashi Natural Rin
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Arai Jizo Hara Otsu 1-5
  • Fudotaki
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi
  • Ryozen
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Date-shi Ryozenmachi Ishida
  • Shiroyama Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Tamura-gun Miharumachi Omachi
  • Midorigaoka Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Sukagawa-shi Atagoyama Chinai
  • Myo Seki Ji no Otohime Sakura
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukushima Shirakawa-shi Kanayamachi 116

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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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