Fukushima Prefecture

Tsuchiyu Onsen (hot springs)

Its original name is 'Tuki-Yu (means picking out point)'. Old story told the beginning of this spring was the point where young god Oomunachinomikoto picked out on his way to Mutsu, and it gushed out naturally. Known as a base of pilgrim to Azuma-Gongen, and inns on the Aizu-Kaido road in Edo period. In Tsuchiyu, there are many good spots to view flowers. Colorful...

Takayu Onsen (hot springs)

One of three most popular hot spring in Northest Japan, together with Zao and Shirabu. Old name was Shinobu Takayu. Its floody water has high healing potential. Good access to Azumakougen skyline road, convenient for golfing and skiing. Located on the mid-slope of Mt. Azuma, this onsen resort commands a panoramic view of Fukushima City. Its springs are sulfuric and...

Tennoji /Anabara Onsen (hot springs)

It is made of two hot spring. Tennoji, named after eleventh a pilgrimage point in Northeast Japan and Yuanabara, located on the steep shore of the Surikami river origin. Oku-iisaka is another name of them. Essential Info: Municipality: Fukushima City Parking: Avilable Character of Spa: Small country spring Kind of hot spring: Simple Thermal Effects: Neuralgia,...

Iizaka Onsen (hot springs)

Iizaka Onsen (hot springs) One of the most famous hot springs in East Japan, and it was said Yamoto Takeruno Mikoto (a hero in legend) discovered it. Matsuo Basho (a haiku poet) also visited here. The biggest hot spring town in the Tohoku Region, and many inns built to the edge of Surikami River which flows through the city. This hot spring is believed to have been founded in the 2nd century...

Transportation of Haramachi City

Haramachi City is located in Hama Dori (Corridor), Fukushima prefecture, between Iwaki and Sendai. It is bounded by Abukuma Mountains on the west and the Pacific on the east, characterized by verdant land and good weather under an oceanic climate. Since the start of city organization in March 1954, Haramachi has been steadily growing as a political, economic and...

Haramachi-Cultural Heritage

Haramachi-Cultural Heritage Sakurai Tumulus One of two 70 meter-long square tombs found in the Touhoku region, the Sakurai Tumulus has great archaeological value and is designated as a national historic spot. Among square-shaped tombs with a square apron on the rear side, the Sakurai Tumulus is considered to be of the older style. Together with many tumuli found near it, the tumulus indicates...

Parks of Haramachi City

Heart Land Haramachi Heartland Haramachi welcomes a large number of tourists with beautiful flower gardens and forests, but is best known for the iris festival in early summer and the matsutake mushroom festival in the fall. In addition to the rich nature, the park offers a number of attractions and accommodation facilities, including a barbecue facility, bungalow-...