Recommended Route for 1 day trip with JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area)
~ Trip around Aizu, Fukushima, and historical sites of Ouchi-juku ~

JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) gives you a free Shinkansen ride for 5 consecutive days.
You can travel around the Tohoku area with this PASS.
Here is a recommended route for you to enjoy your whole day.
Pick your routes and make your own 5days trip around the Tohoku area.

Let’s go on a trip to Aizu, Fukushima, especially for historical sites of Ouchi-juku by trains and taxis!
We are starting from Aizu-Wakamatsu Station.

About one train per hour is scheduled between Aizu-Wakamatsu Station and Yunokami Onsen Station. Check the timetable and enjoy the trip to the historical world.

Recommended route
Trip around Aizu, Fukushima, and historical sites of Ouchi-juku

* JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) can be used for Shinkansen and local lines to go to Aizu-Wakamatsu Station

Aizu-Wakamatsu Station

↓ Aizu Railway (35 min)

Yunokami Onsen Station

Yunokami Onsen Station

Just get off the train to the platform, then breathtaking views are waiting for you in Sakura Cherry Blossoms seasons.

↓ Taxi (10 min)

Ouchi-juku

Ouchi-juku

Traditional houses with Thatched roofs are lined along the street as if they transport you to the Edo era.

Negi Soba is an Ouchi-juku specilty. This Soba is supposed to be eaten using Negi (Japanese Leek) instead of chopsticks. Negi itself can be eaten as a condiment, as well.

https://www.gurutto-aizu.com/detail/622/index.html

↓ Taxi (10 min)

Yunokami Onsen Station

Yunokami Onsen Station

↓ Aizu Railway (35 min)

Aizu-Wakamatsu Station

Aizu-Wakamatsu Station

Please visit Tsurugajo Castle, the Landmark of Aizuwakamatsu-City, too!

↓ Bus or Taxi (20 min)

Aizu Higashiyama Onsen

Aizu Higashiyama Onsen

Stay at Aizu Higashiyama Onsen

https://www.aizu-higashiyama.com/english/index.html

In case you stay at Aizu Higashiyama Onsen, many Ryokan hotels offer free shuttle service between Aizu-Wakamatsu Station.
How about soaking yourself up in the Edo era atmosphere in Fukushima, by all means?


Notes: Access information to Aizu-Wakamatsu Station from Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station

↓ Tohoku Shinkansen Yamabiko, 1 hr 20 min

Koriyama Station

↓ JR Ban-etsu-West Line, 1 hr 20 min

Aizu-Wakamatsu Station