This article was published on
23rd March, 2021
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.
* JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) can be used for Shinkansen and local lines to go to Aizu-Wakamatsu Station
↓ Aizu Railway (35 min)
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)
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.
Please visit Tsurugajo Castle, the Landmark of Aizuwakamatsu-City, too!
↓ Bus or Taxi (20 min)
Aizu Higashiyama Onsen
Stay at Aizu Higashiyama Onsen
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
↓ Tohoku Shinkansen Yamabiko, 1 hr 20 min
↓ JR Ban-etsu-West Line, 1 hr 20 min
Tags : Fukushima