Jododaira marshland in Fukushima
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Walking in the Marshland at Mount Azuma

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association   Whether you’re a fair-weather wanderer or a steadfast hiker, there are numerous trails available for the outdoor enthusiast to explore all-year-round at Mount Azuma (吾妻山), in Fukushima, Tohoku region.  The most popular hiking routes of Mount Azuma are around Azuma-kofuji (吾妻小富士),…
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Discover Takayu Onsen, A Small Hot Spring Resort Within Mount Azuma

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association Inconspicuously placed within the Azuma Mountains, is Takayu Onsen (高湯温泉) – a small hot spring resort only 18 km away from Fukushima City, in the Tohoku Region. Takayu Onsen’s hot springs were discovered around 400 years ago and have allowed the town to blossom…
Jorakuen Japanese garden, a peaceful park in Fukushima, Japan
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Jorakuen: A Japanese Garden to Soothe Your Soul

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association   Japan is constantly reminding me why its gardens are world famous, and Jorakuen Park (浄楽園) in Fukushima prefecture is no exception. Fukushima is one of the six prefectures of Tohoku  – a region which is renowned for its mountain scenery, onsen and kokeshi.…
Tamago-yu is a ryokan and spa which sits in the resort town of Takayu Onsen. Easily accessible by bus from JR Fukushima Station, this ryokan (Japanese inn) is famous for it's open-air hot springs (onsen) submerged in the mountains.
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Tamago-yu, Takayu Onsen: An Onsen Lover’s Paradise

Sponsored by Fukushima City Tourism and Convention Association   A stone’s throw away from Fukushima City, in Fukushima prefecture, is Tamago-yu – an onsen lover’s paradise! Tamago-yu is a ryokan and spa which sits in the resort town of Takayu Onsen. Easily accessible by bus from JR Fukushima Station, this ryokan (Japanese inn)…