Located in the southernmost area of Tohoku, Fukushima can be easily visited from Tokyo. During the Edo era, Fukushima was one of the most important stops for rice transport in the post town of Ouchi-juku. Tsuruga Castle of Fukushima is another remaining monument of the local history and culture, having several lords and historic significance. The nature of Fukushima can be enjoyed from late spring to early autumn with a hike in Oze National Park, as well as the natural atmosphere taken in by visiting Bandai Atami Onsen.

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