Beauty of the Fukushima Kenpoku takes root in the living and feeling of the people.

Various hotsprings, including Iizaka Hotspring which is one of 3 famous hotsprings in Tohoku, fruits grown in favorable climates, festival that continues to be held for more than 300 years, superb views of actual nature・・・
You can fully enjoy the Fukushima Kenpoku, ranging from the scenery that still exists constantly from the distant past to the people and feelings that have succeeded such scenery. Why don't you visit the Fukushima Kenpoku in each of 4 seasons and take the photographs of its beauty?

  • 01.Spots for "Comfort"

    Endougataki Falls/Mikazukinotaki Falls <Ootama Village>

    It is said that Mongakushounin performed meditation by sitting under the water fall at the place more than 800 years ago. The best season to visit there is from April to May when the climate is mild.

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  • 02.Spots for "Strength"

    Carp Streamer <Fukushima city "Shiki no sato", Ootama village "Adatara no sato direct sales store" etc.>

    Carp streamers that bend to the wind can be seen until the beginning of May. In Ootama village, carp streamers are set close to the ground so that children can touch and play with them.

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  • 03.Spots for "Local Produce"

    Kawamata Fighting Cock Festival <Fukushima city "Shiki no sato">

    The festival is held during the consecutive holidays in late April. It is a tasty and pleasant festival in which you can fully enjoy tasting homebred chicken/fighting cock.

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  • 04.Spots for "Rapport"

    Rice planting <Iizaka town, Fukushima Prefecture and all other areas>

    Rice planting in the Fukushima Kenpoku is performed during the middle and the end of May. After the rice planting, let's enjoy pleasant rural scenery where greens spread.

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  • 05.Spots for "Constancy"

    Hanamiyama Park <Watari city, Fukushima Prefecture>

    The fantastic scenery where plum flowers and cherry blossoms, golden bells and lily magnolias are in full bloom and their color of pink and yellow are mixed. The best time to see such flowers is the whole of April.

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  • 01.Spots for "Comfort"

    Ubugasawa River Firefly Natural Park <Koori town>

    Fireflies can be seen flying about along the banks of the river in late June. The light of the fireflies that flicker in the nature makes your mind peaceful.

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  • 02.Spots for "Strength"

    Fukushima straw sandal festival <Jinba town, Fukushima city>

    Lively summer festival that represents Fukushima Prefecture in which men shouldering large straw sandals 12 meters in length walking through the street make the town vibrant.

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  • 03.Spots for "Local Produce"

    Cherry Picking <Tourist Farm, Fukushima city etc.>

    There are a lot of orchards in the Fukushima Kenpoku. You can enjoy cherry picking in June, and peach picking from the middle of July to the end of August.

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  • 04.Spots for "Rapport"

    Abukuma Shinsui Park, Mizuiro Park, Okitusshima Shrine etc. <Fukushima city, Motomiya city, Nihonmatsu city>

    There are a lot of cool spots where you can enjoy water in the Fukushima Kenpoku. It is recommended to experience nagashi somen that everyone can enjoy.

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  • 05.Spots for "Constancy"

    Bon Festival <Minka-en of Fukushima city>

    Minka-en where you can visit and observe the legacy of traditional life holds traditional Bon Festival in the middle of August. You can listen to explanation about Bon Festival and talk about old times.

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  • 01.Spots for "Comfort"

    The Scenery of the Ears of Rice <Motomiya city and all the other areas>

    The scenery in which golden ears of rice over the entire area is the precious one that can be seen just before harvesting rice from the beginning to the middle of October.

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  • 02.Spots for "Strength"

    Paper Lantern Festival of Nihonmatsu <Nihonmatsu city>

    The traditional festival that continues for more than 300 years is held at the beginning of October. The light lit up in paper lantern is not a lamp but real fire. Please focus on the brave cheer and flickering flame.

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  • 03.Spots for "Local Produce"

    Kawamata Silk Market <Kawamata town>

    Silk Market where you can enjoy miscellaneous goods made from silk as the special product of Kawamata town and farm products is held at the end of October. Craftmanship can be felt through the touch and sheen of silk.

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  • 04.Spots for "Rapport"

    Foot bath/hand bath <within the grounds of "Former Residence of Horikiri ", Fukushima city>

    You can feel happy to take foot bath and hand bath when it becomes chilly. As there are a lot of seats for the foot bath of Former Residence of Horikiri, you can enjoy conversation with local people.

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  • 05.Spots for "Constancy"

    Mount Adatarayama <Nihonmatsu city>

    Mountains in Kenpoku District change color from early October to mid-October, which is the best time. Mount Adatarayama overlooked from the ropeway is absolutely magnificent!

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  • 01.Spots for "Comfort"

    Takayu Hotspring <Machiniwasaka, Fukushima city>

    The northern part of Fukushima city that has 4 hotsprings with different spring quality and charms. Takayu Hotspring is a high-concentration Sulphur spring that has a history of more than 410 years since its opening.

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  • 02.Spots for "Strength"

    Kohata No Hata Festival <Nihonmatsu city>

    Kohata No Hata Festival is the rite festival born from historical events which is held in the beginning of December. "Hata Racing" in which people run holding long banners is a Japanese winter tradition.

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  • 03.Spots for "Local Produce"

    Partially-Dried Japanese Persimmon <Date city>

    Partially-dried Japanese persimmon whose fruit melts softly in the mouths even though it is dried is the most suitable to eat until February. It is winter food special to the Fukushima Kenpoku.

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  • 04.Spots for "Rapport"

    Ski Resorts <Nihonmatsu city>

    Regarding 2 ski resorts in Nihonmatsu city, people in Nihonmatsu city are proud of powder snow. You can fully enjoy from the middle to the end of March.

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  • 05.Spots for "Constancy"

    Tsurushi Bina <Iizaka town, Iino town etc.>

    Colorful Hina-matsuri decoration in which hand-made dolls are hung is displayed from January to March for the purpose of praying for children's vigorous growth.

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