Other Sightseeing Spots in Fukushima Area

  • Oyaku-en (Aizu Matsudaira Clan Garden)
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    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Hanaharumachi 8-1
    A Japanese garden located in Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. The garden was originally created in the Muromachi period as part of a villa built by Ashina Morihisa. Oyaku-en means medicinal herb garden -the name is derived from the many medicinal plants which are grown in it. Visitors can enjoy the garden's seasonal scenery as well as a cup of medicinal herb tea. The garden was designated a National Place of Scenic Beauty as one of the best examples of an Edo period daimyo landscape garden.

    After seeing many famous gardens in Japan I was ytaken back how nice this was. Rain (which it was) or shine great for the photographer especially with the changing of the colors

  • Magariya Shiryokan
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    Fukushima Minamiaizu-gun Minamiaizumachi Maezawa 337
    This village in Maezawa, Minamiaizu Town was selected as a National Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings in 2011. It features 19 traditional homes including 13 chumon-zukuri magariya, a style of L-shaped farmhouses characteristic of the Tohoku region. The village, which is still actively inhabited, is a well-preserved example of a landscape from a bygone era. The village is open to visitors from late April to around mid-November.

    高清水自然公園のヒメサユリを見てから伺いました。入村料300円とられます。郷土資料館は普通にあるからぶき屋根の家。昔、村全体が火事にあい、同じ組織の大工集団が集落を造ったのでほぼ同じ建物。村の中を一周するも見るものは、水車、大杉の枯れた根元以外に見るものなし。見学時間20分くらい。300円は高い。

  • Bandai-Azuma Skyline Drive
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    Fukushima-shi, Fawashima-shi, Inawashiro-machi
    This is a sightseeing road in Fukushima City. It’s a 28.7 kilometer line connecting Takayu Onsen to Tsuchiyu Pass. It was once a toll road but is now free to use. Taking the route through to Azuma Mountain Range to an elevation of 1,350 meters offers a beautiful view of Mt. Azuma-kofuji and more. Every season has its attraction, such as the lovely foliage in fall, but the road is closed in winter.
  • Jorakuen
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    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Sakuramoto Wicked God 38
    A Japanese garden located in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture. Here you can enjoy seasonal botanical beauty, including cherry blossoms, iris flowers, and fall foliage. The garden also has a tea room where you can have a cup of matcha powdered green tea and a bowl of zenzai sweet red bean soup. During the yearly iris festival, the garden holds tea ceremony events, attracting many visitors. The garden is open from March to November.

    市街地からもそんなに遠くなく、とても心が安らぐ庭園です。花や紅葉がたくさん咲いて綺麗な春や秋が特にオススメです!

  • Ayu-no-tsuribashi Bridge
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    Fukushima Pref. Higashishirakawagunyamatsurimachi Uchikawa Yamatsuri 93-1
    This suspension bridge is located near Yamatsuri Station in Uchikawa, Yamatsuri Town, Higashishirakawa County. Spanning 62 meters over the Kuji River, it offers sweeping views of the seasonal scenery along the river including cherry blossoms and fall foliage. The Muso Fall, which have been selected as one of the best 30 waters in Fukushima, is located across the bridge.

    JR矢祭山駅から久慈川の対岸にある遊歩道を結ぶ観光用のつり橋です。夜間は利用禁止と書かれていました。対岸の滝に行くには近道になります。現在は橋の周辺で工事が行われており、やがては橋を中心とした親水公園として整備されるらしいです。

  • Bandai Azuma Lake Line
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    Fukushima Pref. Yamaguninawashiromachi · Kitashiobara Village
    A sightseeing road which passes through Inawashiro Town and Kitashiobara Village in Yama County, Fukushima Prefecture. The road passes by Lake Akimoto, Lake Onogawa and Lake Hibara, and drivers can enjoy seasonal scenery along the way. There is also a walking path along the road and toilets, and visitors can trek the road in addition to driving it. Due to its beautiful scenery, many camera lovers travel here from around the country to take pictures.
  • Bandaisan Gold Line
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    Fukushima prefecture Yama-gun Bandai-cho/Kitashiobara village
    A sightseeing road passing through Inawashiro Town and Kitashiobara Village in Yama County, Fukushima Prefecture. The road connects Aizu with the Bandai Highland, an area dotted with lakes and marshes large and small. Drivers can enjoy the seasonal scenery of locations such as Mt. Bandai, the Goshiki-numa wetlands, and the Oguninuma wetlands. The Sankodai Observatory along the road also offers a sweeping view of Lake Inawashiro.
  • Yukiwari Bridge
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    Saigo village Nishishirakawa gun Fukushima ken
    An arching red bridge stretching 81 meters over the source of the Abukuma River. The name Yukiwari comes from the beautiful scenery of the Abukuma River flowing through the snowy field during the winter. This is also a predominant scenic spot in the Kashi Kogen Plateau with bright fresh green leaves in the spring and beautiful autumn leaves in the fall.
  • Nanokamachi-dori Avenue
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    Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Omachi
    A road in Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. Part of the Five Aizu Highways during Japan's feudal domain period, because it connected with major highways leading to the major trading points of Nikko, Echigo, and Yonezawa, the street was lined with wholesalers, inns, and restaurants. An old fashioned air from this heyday still lingers here, and visitors to this popular tourist destination will find rows of lacquerware shops, restaurants, and sake breweries.
  • Misaki Park, Iwaki Marine Tower
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    Fukushima Pref. Iwakishi Onahamashimokajiro Osaku 93
    This lookout tower is in Misaki Park, Osaku, Shimokajiro, Onahama, Iwaki City. Its 106-meter above sea level observation room and rooftop Sky Deck offer panoramic views of the city and the Pacific Ocean. The 700,000 square meter park has walkways and a viewing platform extending out over the tide that lets you look down on the sea below.
  • Flower and Historical Village: Ja no Hana
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    Fukushima Motomiya Motomiya Janohana 38
    A garden in Janohana, Motomiya City. The garden has a variety of flowers that bloom throughout the seasons and features a nearly 300-year-old wisteria trellis as well as roses, tulips, and hydrangeas. The garden also has a viewing platform, walking trails, and a restaurant. It's also home to the Ja no Hana Palace, a representation of Meiji architecture that has been registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan. Seasonal events are held including the Wisteria Festival and Fall Colors Festival.
  • Toden Oze Bridge
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    Niigata Uonuma-shi
    A wooden bridge located within Oze National Park, Japan's largest mountainous wetland. The bridge crosses the border between Niigata and Fukushima Prefectures and is a great place to get a glimpse of Asian skunk cabbage. You can see a variety of flowers that Oze is known for including marsh-marigolds and Helleborine orchids. Oze is in an area with heavy snowfall and is also one of Japan's leading plant repositories. Over 900 different species have been confirmed growing in the natural conditions such as wetlands, swampland, and rocky terrain.
  • Shioyazaki Lighthouse
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    Fukushima Iwaki-shi Tairausuiso Yado Saki 34
  • Sankodai
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    Fukushima Pref. Yamagumbandaimachi Sarashina
    An observatory located in Bandai Town, Yama County, Fukushima Prefecture. The observatory is located along the Bandai Azuma Gold Line scenic driving road and has parking which can accommodate around 10 vehicles. From the observatory, you can see Lake Inawashiro as well as magnificent Mt. Bandai sprawling to the east. Note that the observatory only has parking and no toilets or other facilities.
  • Sukagawa Peony Garden
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    Fukushima Pref. Sukagawashi Botanen
    A garden located in Sukagawa City, Fukushima Prefecture. The garden is 10 hectares, and here visitors can enjoy tree peonies and other seasonal flowers and scenery. The garden is the only tree peony garden in the country designated a Place of Scenic Beauty. An entrance fee is required when the tree peonies are in bloom but otherwise the garden is generally free.
  • Fudosawa Bridge (Tsubakuro Valley)
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    Fukushima City Fukushima Prefecture
    A 170 meter long overpass spanning the Tsubakuro Valley in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture. The bridge is also one of the Eight Picturesque Sights of Azuma, observatory points scattered along the Bandai Azuma Skyline. From the bridge, visitors can enjoy the seasonal scenery of the area; the location is particularly renowned for its fall foliage in autumn. During the fall foliage season, many tourists come here to take in the view.
  • Nishiazuma Sky Valley
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    Kitashiobara Village, Fukushima Prefecture/Yonezawa City, Yamagata Prefecture
    An 18 kilometer long scenic road connecting Kitashiobara Village, Fukushima Prefecture and Yonezawa City, Yamagata Prefecture. The road is closed in winter and is open to traffic from mid-April to early November. The Shirabu Pass observatory situated along the road offers a sweeping view of Lake Hibara and Mt. Bandai. During the fall foliage season, many visitors come here to enjoy the leaves.
  • Yasuragi no Sato Aizu Mura
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    Fukushima Aizuwakamatsu-shi Kawahigashimachi Asayama Do Ke Iri 7
    This large garden is located at the foot of Mt. Aizu Bandai. A huge statue of Kannon (guardian goddess of mercy) stands in the vast area of about 200,000 square meters. This healing space has more than 10,000 trees such as red pines, cherry blossoms and azaleas are arranged in the garden, which was opened after 11 years of work in the village using natural pine forests. You can observe the seasonal flowers in the garden where wild birds fly around and water flows down from the ridge of Bandai. The 57-meter high statue of Aizu Jibo Dai-Kannon was built to pray for world peace. The garden is dotted with power spots such as the Kannon Waterfall with a drop of five meters, a three-storied pagoda and reclining buddha statue.
  • Suirakuen
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    Fukushima Shirakawa-shi Gorokubo Yama 45-1
    This park said to be Japan's oldest was created by Matsudaira Sadanobu, who was the lord of the Shirakawa Domain. In addition to being a wise ruler, Matsudaira was a master of the tea ceremony and an excellent gardener. At the Shorakutei tea house, visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery set in front of the backdrop of Mt. Kagami's bamboo thickets. At the Shusuian tea house, it is possible to enjoy the scenery of the Chiyo no Tsutsumi and Mt. Seki. Visitors can also enjoy the seasonal scenery created by the park's 4,000 trees of various sizes representing 59 varieties, its 21,000 shrubs representing 49 varieties, and the ever-changing reflections in the lake. The park can also be used as a venue for traditional cultural activities.
  • Misaki Park Shiomidai
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    Fukushima Iwaki-shi Onahama Shimokajiro Daisaku

    いわき市の小名浜にある、汐見台公園の名物で、直線の見晴らし台が海に突き出ている所が「潮見台」と呼ばれています。 岸から海を見るのではなくて、海の海面の上から「海」を見るので、まるで、自分がまるで、海の上にいるようです。

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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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