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  •  The third biggest prefecture in Japan situated in the south of the "Tohoku" region in the Northern part of the Japanese main island of Honshu.
  •  Around 90 minutes from Tokyo by Shinkansen or 3 hours by car.
  •  A modern prefecture that embraces educational school trips which many students want to experience.
  •  An expansive area consisting of 3 regions :
    • 1.Hama-dori (Coastal area)
      Sea-side area with a warm climate
    • 2.Naka-dori (Central area)
      Central area with convenient traffic
    • 3.Aizu (Western area)
      Customs and culture of
      the Samurai live on
Population 1,924,697(Dec.2015)
Area 13,782km²
Flower of Fukushima Rhododendron Brachycarpum (Nemoto Shakunage)
Tree of Fukushima Zelkova Serrata (Keyaki)
Bird of Fukushima Narcissus Flycatcher (Kibitaki)
temperature of Fukushima
spring of Fukushima

【 Spring 】

Hama-dori Enjoy the approximately six hundred cherry blossoms in "Baryo Park", Soma City.
Naka-dori “Miharu Takizakura” is one of the famous cherry trees in Japan. “Hanamiyama Park” is covered by 60 different kinds of flowers.
Aizu Surrounded by cherry blossoms, Tsuruga castle is the most beautiful in Aizu.
summer of Fukushima

【 Summer 】

Hama-dori Enjoy marine sports such as swimming and surfing.
Naka-dori Famous for cherries and peaches and is the second largest peach producer in Japan making it popular for fruit picking.
Aizu Enjoy trekking and mountain climbing in Urabandai surrounded by unprecedented scenic landscape.
autumn of Fukushima

【 Autumn 】

Hama-dori Enjoy vibrant colours of autumn foliage around the national treasure of “Shiramizu Amidado”
Naka-dori Coloured leaves along “Bandai Azuma Skyline”.
“Nihonmatsu-no-Chochin festival” is one of the biggest lantern festivals, as well as “Taimatsu-Akashi”, one of the largest fire festivals in the nation, attracting many visitors from overseas and Japan.
Aizu The “Aizu festival” involves 500 people dressed as Samurai parading through the streets. Aizu is also popular for autumn foliage at Urabandai and Inawashiro Lake.
winter of Fukushima

【 Winter 】

Hama-dori Enjoy seasonal fruit sweet strawberries.
Naka-dori Enjoy an open-air bath with snow views dotted across the area .
Aizu Rich powdery snow fall and world class ski resorts are popular with skiers and snowboarders.

Sightseeing

Tsuruga castle

Tsuruga Castle

Having 600 years of Samurai history high lights the magnificence of Japans castles.

Ouchijuku

Ouchi-juku

Walk along 400 year old streets soaking up its cultural heritage.

Spa Resort Hawaiians

Spa Resort Hawaiians

The hot spring theme park holds the Guinness Book of Records for the biggest open-air bath in the world.

Foods

Fruit

Fruit

Well known as the “Kingdom of Fruit”. Enjoy fruit such as cherries, peaches, pears, apples, persimmons and strawberries.

Ramen

Ramen

“Kitakata-Ramen” is an iconic noodle in Japan which sees 120 restaurants competing for the best tasting ramen in Kitakata city.

Kozuyu

Kozuyu

Considered as local food in Aizu, is well known as a traditional dish.

Local Products

Akabeko

Akabeko

Known as the “Red cow” in Fukushima dialect, the popular lucky charm is cherished for protecting against evil and bringing good luck.

Aizunuri

Aizunuri

Designated a traditional folk craft of Japan, it is popular with tourists due to its uniqueness and exquisite craftsmanship.

Sake

Sake

Enjoy a tour of sake making and tasting in the “Saka-Gura” , olden time sake storage facility.

Nature

Oze

Oze

Popular for its magnificent heritage listed national park.

Bandai-Asahi-National Park

Bandai-Asahi-National Park

“Bandai mountain” also known as “treasure mountain” in Aizu.

Hot Spring

Hot springs

130 hot springs are dotted around the area.

These baths are not only used for leisure and relaxation, but possess medicinal properties improving overall health and vitality.

【Represented hot spring】

  • Iwaki-Yumoto hot spring ( Hama-dori )
    Having over 1000 years history is one of the three oldest hot springs in Japan.
  • Izaka hot spring ( Naka-dori )
    Enjoy the famous hot spring visited by Helen Adams Keller.
  • Higashiyama hot spring ( Aizu )
    Surrounded by abundant greenery, buildings constructed along the river have an atmosphere which has defied the passage of time.

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