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See Nostalgic Edo: Ouchi-juku Post Station in Shimogo, Fukushima Prefecture

Ouchi-juku prospered in the Edo Period as an important post station connecting Aizu (parts of Fukushima and Niigata Prefectures) and Nikko in Tochigi Prefecture. Traditionally, the streets were lined with inns and houses providing...

Explore the unspoiled nature and unique culture of Yanaizu town

Far-removed from the Tokyo lifestyle, the Yanaizu area in Fukushima prefecture is a little-known place filled with unforgettable sights and untapped Japanese cultural history. Even the trip there is something straight out of a...

Nishiyama, the secret hot spring of gods and champions

Tucked away in the Fukushima countryside, perhaps it's no surprise that this hot spring and traditional Japanese inn is overlooked by many people. But it is a crying shame, as – apart from the...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Fukushima Prefecture (5)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Fukushima 44 Yukiwari Bridge & Yukiwari Ravine (雪割橋・雪割渓谷) in Nishishirakawa-Nishigo [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3179.2640248032867!2d140.0777759512676!3d37.170195979775094!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x602021bd53336dd5%3A0xa000afcc0efafd8b!2z6Zuq5Ymy5qmL!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476156791818&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: Middle of October Color Peak: End of October until the beginning of November Access: 30min bus ride from...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Fukushima Prefecture (4)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Fukushima 42 Natsui River Ravine (夏井川渓谷) in Iwaki [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d3178.920923536116!2d140.82277665126773!3d37.17835017977377!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x602102c27fca2367%3A0x386de6dd2751fb96!2z5aSP5LqV5bed5riT6LC3!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476156684181&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of October Color Peak: Beginning of November until the middle of November Recommended Spots: Around the Kagoba Falls, View...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Fukushima Prefecture (1)

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Fukushima Fukushima Prefecture 36 ~ 45  36 Bandai Azuma Skyline (磐梯吾妻スカイライン) in Fukushima [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d100952.57520955519!2d140.251424387978!3d37.74858723072729!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x8538baaf5dc308c7!2z56OQ5qKv5ZC-5aa744K544Kr44Kk44Op44Kk44Oz!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476156361477&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of September Color Peak: Beginning of October until the middle of October Recommended Spots: Tengu...

Travelling to Fukushima Disaster Area Seven Years Later

Fukushima Disaster Area Day Tour from Tokyo offered by JapanWonderTravel.com Life came to a stop - On March 11, 2011 at 2:45pm a 9.0 magnitude earthquake occurred 130 km off the coast of Sendai in...

Ultimate Map of Fall Foliage Destinations in Japan : Fukushima Prefecture

Japan Map of Fall Foliage Tohoku Fukushima 40 Tsuruga Castle Park (鶴ヶ城公園) in Aizu-Wakamatsu [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d12663.130294205386!2d139.926674484092!3d37.489456925411666!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x0%3A0x917f3ecc809e9e6c!2z6ba044Kx5Z-O5YWs5ZyS!5e0!3m2!1sen!2sjp!4v1476156591453&w=100%&h=100%] First colors: End of October Color Peak: End of October until the beginning of November Event: Autumn Color Light-up Date: October 21st (Friday)...
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Tohoku Outdoor Activities

Hachimantai: Hiking Through the Valleys of Hell When you think of areas for hiking and enjoying leisurely strolls, usually places covered with lush green vegetation spring to mind, right? Well, if you are tired of...

Winter Activities in Tohoku : Snow Activities

Gliding over or schussing through high-quality powder is the ultimate delight for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. Tohoku, just a few hours away from Tokyo by shinkansen (bullet train), is the perfect...