Sights in Fukushima

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Dake Onsen Hot Spring

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

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

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

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Hana Kanzasi

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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