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WinterHistoryOriginal landscapeSnow

An easy trip from Tokyo
The Center of Winter Sports

Despite the quick access from Tokyo via express trains, "Aizukogen Takatsue Ski Resort" is famous for the fine "prime-quality" powder snow. Enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of mountains named in the 100 Great Mountains in Japan, while exhausting yourselves with winter sport like skiing and snowboarding! Route First day Asakusa Station Revaty Aizu Aizu-kogen-ozeguchi Station Lunch (local specialty of "Sauce Katsudon") Aizu Astoria Hotel*Enjoy winter sports at the Aizukogen Takatsue Ski Resort until totally exhausted! Second day So refreshing! Earlybird Snowcat Trial at Aizu Astoria Hotel Aizu-kogen-ozeguchi Station Aizu Railway Yunokami-onsen Station Ouchi-juku; Local specialty of Takato Soba for lunch Yunokami-onsen Station Aizu Railway Relay Aizu-tajima Station Revaty Aizu Asakusa Station Aizukogen Takatsue Ski Resort Famous for the fine "prime-quality" powder snow! Look over the distance, and you can see the magnificent panoramic view of mountains named in the 100 Great Mountains in Japan! On top of skiing and snowboarding, you can enjoy snowshoe trekking. Snowcat tour from the mountain peak to enjoy the more exciting scenery is our recommendation! Ouchi-juku A post station to preserve the townscape of Edo era - "Ouchi-juku". For lunch, enjoy the local delicacy of "Takato Soba" that Aizu feudal lord was impressed. The rule […]

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SpringHistoryOriginal landscapeSnow

Enjoy Aizu’s short spring to its fullest
The Flowering Sights of Aizu

This route takes you to "Maezawa Magariya Village", the settlement believed to be developed by Aizu samurais in the Middle Age, and "Tsurugajo Castle" that withstood the fierce fight of the Boshin War at the end of Edo era to feel the history of Aizu. You can also enjoy the flowery scenery you can only see in spring. Route First day Asakusa Station Revaty Aizu Aizu-kogen-ozeguchi Station Maezawa Magariya Village Maiden lily in Takashimizu Park Yunokami Hot Spring Second day Yunokami Hot Spring Field mustard land in Yagisawa Cherry blossoms in Tsurugajo Park Strolling along Nanuka-machi Station Nanuka-machi Station Aizu Railway Relay Aizu-tajima Station Revaty Aizu Asakusa Station Maezawa Magariya Village Residents in Maezawa district used to take care of horses as carefullly as of human beings, and "Magariya" is the architectural style to live with horses reflecting such tradition. Many "Magariya" still stand next to each other today. The village also houses the park and the museum. This area was selected as the important preservation district of historic buildings by the national government. Maiden lily in Takashimizu Park Maiden lily - the rare alpine plant growing naturally only around the Iide Mountain Range where three prefectures of Fukushima, Yamagata […]

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