Seasonal Highlights of the Tohoku Region

Area Map 青森県 岩手県 宮城県 秋田県 山形県 福島県 新潟県

A course for thoroughly enjoying the Tohoku region, a treasure house of the scenic beauty in all four seasons, historic places, traditional culture, and local delicacies.

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A: Tsurugajo Castle

A: Tsurugajo Castle

In Aizu, besides the majestic Tsurugajo Castle, there are atmospheric streets with buildings, such as old private houses and mansions, and hot springs. It is recommended to take a stroll along the city skyline or around the historical sites.

B: Kozuyu

B: Kozuyu

Aizu's local cuisine, welcoming dishes made with scallop ligaments and cloud ear mushrooms.

C: Zao Snow Monster

C: Zao Snow Monster

The Snow Monster in Zao is a rare sight in the world. It grows like a big monster around February and covers the snowy fields. Please ride on the ropeway and thoroughly enjoy this art of the natural world.

D: The Mogami River in winter

D: The Mogami River in winter

The settled snowfall and crystal-clear air are laid out like a scene from an ink painting.

G: Chusonji Temple Konjikido (Golden Hall)

G: Chusonji Temple Konjikido (Golden Hall)

A temple covered in gilt that is a world heritage site.The mummies of 4 rulers of this area are laid to rest here.

H: Matsushima

H: Matsushima

Views of elegant natural beauty with the sea interwoven with small islands.

GOAL
  • A: Tsurugajo Castle
  • C: Zao Snow Monster
  • D: The Mogami River in winter
  • G: Chusonji Temple Konjikido (Golden Hall)
  • H: Matsushima

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