The northern areas of Japan are gorgeous places full of nature that allows you to enjoy the seasons all year round. Here are some lakes and marshes in that area that you should absolutely try to visit.
Aizu, one of Japan’s prominent sightseeing spots, is an area where you can thoroughly enjoy traditional Japanese food, sake, and the latest sweets. Here are some recommended spots around Aizu to check out.
Iwaki City is showing signs of a strong renaissance after the Great East Japan Earthquake. Here is an introduction to the shape the renaissance has taken and the charms of the city’s tourist attractions. If you get a chance to come to Japan, won’t you go to Iwaki City and experience these attractions yourself?
Aizu is an area where the samurai culture lives very strongly in the castles and townscape, and it’s also packed full of charming tourist areas like hot springs. The popular Aizu spots featured in this article are all accessible by rail. If you come to Aizu, won’t you also try taking a trip by rail?
The history of decorated candles in Aizu, Fukushima is long. They say it started when a feudal lord encouraged people to plant lacquer trees over 500 years ago. The sap of this tree became a lacquer paint, while the wax came from its fruit. As a result, both lacquer and candles have been traditional handcrafts in this area.