Sights in Fukushima

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Dake Onsen Hot Spring

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This historic hot spring town has been known as a therapeutic area since the Edo Period. The quality of the onsen water is highly effective for treating the ski

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Alts Bandai Ski Resort

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Located on the front side of Mount Bandai not far from the little town of Inawashiro, Alts Bandai is a medium-sized ski resort that includes 29 courses with a t

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Nihonmatsu Castle

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Nihonmatsu Castle, built in 1414, was the residence of the Niwa clan throughout the Edo Period (1603-1868).

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Hana Kanzasi

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This traditional Japanese inn (ryokan) has a cosy atmosphere, warm and friendly hospitality, and only eight rooms for guests! There's hot-springs (onsen) for yo

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Hoshino Resort Nekoma Ski Area

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Owned by luxury hotelier Hoshino Resorts, this ski resort is located in the Urabandai highlands in Fukushima Prefecture. Due to the area's high altitude, the wi

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Sazaedo

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Named after its resemblance to a "Sazae" (turban shell), Sazaedo is a Buddhist temple with a double helix structure, meaning that visitors go up using a clock-w

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Urabandai Lake Resort

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Overlooking nearby Lake Hibara and the Bandai Asahi National Park, this lakeside resort is famed for its natural surroundings. Newly renovated and opened in lat

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Morohashi Museum of Modern Art

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This museum, associated with one of Japan's largest sporting retailers, holds one of only three permanent exhibits of Salvador Dali's art worldwide. Presenting

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Atsushio Onsen Hot Spring Town

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A hot spring was found here in the years around 1380 and soon after, the area became a place where people came to bathe and cure their various ailments. The nam

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Umai Sushikan (Asaka)

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The branch of this famous chain restaurant offers a variety of affordable sushi dishes. Umai Sushikan is a "kaiten", or conveyor belt, sushi restaurant. This me

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Kitakata Ramen Raimu (Aizu-Wakamatsu Station)

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This noodle house located in Fukushima offers local Kitakata ramen noodles. Kitakata ramen are famous across Japan for their unique texture and flavor. Along wi

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Tsuchiyu Onsen Hot Spring

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This hot spring town boasts a history of over 1000 years. This spot is famous for traditional Japanese toys called Tsuchiyu Kokeshi, a type of wooden kokeshi do

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Higashiyama Onsen Hot Spring

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This historic hot spring town, nationally recognized as a historic onsen village, has been frequented by guests seeking wellness for a day or two for nearly 130

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JR Tadami Line

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Hardly known by Japanese, let alone visitors, this JR train line is a real hidden gem. It connects the 135-kilometer route between the towns of Aizuwakamatsu in

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Nanokamachi-dori Street

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This street in Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima, is lined with souvenir shops and cafes. Several of the buildings on Nanokamachi-dori (sometimes spelled Nanukamachi-dor

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Tadami Biosphere Reserve

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This biosphere reserve was officially registered as a Unesco Eco Park in June 2014. A museum educates visitors about the flora and history of the surroundings.

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Eryu-ji Temple

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This temple's claim to fame is its Kannon-do Hall, which houses one of Japan's biggest standing wooden statue of Kannon (Tachiki Kannon, made of zelkova wood),

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Shiramizu Amida-do Temple

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This temple was built in 1160 and thus is said to be the oldest building in all of Fukushima Prefecture. In 1952, it was designated as a national treasure. (Clo