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Leisure / Outdoors Spots in Fukushima / Nihonmatsu Area

  • Tohoku Safari Park
    29 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    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 visiting here due to attending the Ebisu Drifting Circuit. I did have a quick look around the park and found it to be extremely upsetting. The lions, tigers and bears are kept in concrete cages...

  • Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art
    35 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    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.

    This museum is not hard to access and find if you take the train from the main station but if you walk it is behind the forest and hard to find. It is a quiet museum with many Rodin sculptures and a...

  • Shiki no Sato (Village of Four Seasons)
    26 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Arai Kamisagi West 1-1
    Shiki no Sato (Village of Four Seasons) is a place to look, eat, and have fun. In the handicrafts workshop, visitors can try their hand at making kokeshi wooden dolls or at glass decoration. At the farm restaurant, visitors can enjoy draught beer supplied direct from the Asahi Breweries Fukushima plant, as well as Mongolian barbecue and freshly-picked vegetables. The “Tree Branch Plaza” offers plenty of things to do even on rainy days. Shiki no Sato is very popular with families.

    広大な敷地には小川が流れ、いろいろな子供の遊び場やレストラン、アイス屋さんまであってとてもいいところです。 駐車場のそばには、桃農家さんがももを売りにきていて、9玉で500円という安さでした。

  • Ryozen Kodomo no Mura
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Dateshi Ryouzenmachishida Takarazawa 9-1
    A nature and activity facility located in Date City, Fukushima Prefecture. Located at the southern foot of Mt. Ryozen, designated Ryozen Prefectural Nature Park, the park makes use of the natural beauty of the area unaltered. The facility has a campground, lodging cottages, and an athletic ground, as well as play equipment such as a pedal-powered scenic ride and a giant slide. The facility is also joined by the Asobi to Manabi Museum, Japan's first truly interactive children's museum.
  • Maruhara Orchards
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Nihonmatsushi Tosawa Hara 20
    A tourism orchard located in Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. Here you can enjoy picking seasonal fruits such as apples, cherries, and grapes. The orchard also offers a time-limited all-you-can-eat course. The orchard grows safe, healthy fruits, taking measures such as cultivating its apples with minimum pesticide usage and making use of organic bamboo powder fertilizer.
  • Michinoku Tourist Fruit Land
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Zainiwasaka Minamibayashi 51-1
    A tourist orchard located in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture. Here you can pick seasonal fruits such as cherries, peaches, and apples. The orchard also offers a popular time-limited all-you-can-eat fruit course. The orchard is open from June to December.
  • Jurokunuma Park
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Ozasou Manaitayama 341
    A sports park adjoining Jurokunuma in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture. The park has a variety of sports facilities, including a sports plaza, gymnasium, tennis courts, and soccer field. The Pyonpyon Dome, a giant inflated trampoline with a roof, is popular with children. The park's cherry tree forum is a well-known place for viewing cherry blossoms, attracting many locals in spring.


  • Marue Tourist Orchard
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Ozasou Onigoshiyama 3
    A tourist orchard located in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture visited by large numbers of tourists. Here you can enjoy picking cherries, Asian pears, peaches, grapes, apples, and other fruits when in season. The orchard also offers a reservation-only course which includes a souvenir. The orchard's parking area can accommodate three large busses. The orchard is open from June to December.
  • Kasumigajo Castle Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Nihonmatsushi Kakunai 3-232
    This park is located in Kakunai, Nihonmatsu City. It's built on the site of Kasumigajo Castle (Nihonmatsu Castle), built during the Edo period by Niwa Mitsushige. Most of the castle's buildings were destroyed by fire during the Boshin War at the end of the Edo period. The remaining stone walls have been designated a National Historical Site. There's an athletic park with a sports ground and a gymnasium to the north of the castle ruins. It is also a popular cherry blossom spot and the trees are illuminated at night when they are in bloom.
  • S-PAL Fukushima
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Sakaemachi 1-1
    A shopping mall connected directly to Fukushima Station in Sakae-machi, Fukushima City. The five floor mall is occupied by fashionable apparel shops, boutiques, lifestyle goods stores, food shops, restaurants, and cafes. There’s also a rooftop garden. In addition, the Fukushima Miyagekan gift and souvenir shop on the first floor sells popular Fukushima confections, local liquors, and more.
  • Marugen Orchard
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Ozaso Maeyachi 23-1
    An orchard along the Fruit Line Road in Yamane, Ozaso, Fukushima City. You can enjoy picking seasonal fruits throughout the seasons. From early June to early July you can pick cherries, from late July to early September you can pick peaches, from early September to late October you can pick Kyoho grapes, and from early September to early December you can pick apples.
  • Marusei Orchard Farm Café: Mori no Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Iizakamachi Hirano Mori Mae 27-3
    An orchard along National Route 13 in Morimae, Hirano, Iizaka-machi, Fukushima City. Different seasonal fruits are sold or can be picked including cherries, peaches, Asian pears, and apples. During the limited opening time for the Farm Cafe: Mori no Garden you can enjoy parfaits loaded with fresh fruit.
  • Flower and Historical Village: Ja no Hana
    Leisure / Hobbies
    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.
  • Hanamiyama Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Watari Hara
  • kid ' sUS . LANDMAX Fukushima
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Fukushima Sonedacho 1-18
  • ban SAI do Fukushima
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Kuroiwa Hamaiba 5-1
  • Kuni Orchard
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Fukushimashi Machiniwasaka Toharaichi 15-4
  • Date Yanagawa Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Date-shi Yanagawamachi Nakamachi 10
  • Fukushima Museum of Photography
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Fukushima-shi Moriaicho 11-36
  • Oyamatadashi Saku Art Museum
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukushima Pref. Nihonmatsushi Motomachi 2-chome 3-1

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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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