Tokyo Train Station ( Tohoku Shinkansen 1 hour 25 minutes ) Kooriyama Train Station ( Baietsu Saisen ( east ) line 15 minutes ) Bandai Atami Train Station ( 3 minutes by car / taxi ) Hatago Shouhaku
From Tokyo by Tohoku Express way ( 2 hours 30 minutes ) Kooriyama Junction to ( 5 minutes ) Baietsu Express way exit at Bandai Atami ( 5 minutes ) to Hatago Shouhaku
* From Iwaki City (Fukushima Prefecture) 1 hour
* From Niigata City (Niigata Prefecture) hour and half
・Sapporo … one hour 20 minutes
・Nagoya … one hour 10 minutes
・Osaka … one hour and 15 minutes
・Fukuoka … one hour and 40 minutes
From Fukushima Airport to Sukagawa I.C (20 minutes by car) to Bandai Atami I.C by the way of Ban Etsu Expressway (5 minutes) to Hatago Shouhaku (5 minutes)
Miharu Taki Sakura (30 minutes by car)
This cherry tree is one of the 3 best known in the country . The country has designateｄ this place and tree as Special Place of scenic beauty and the Special Historic Site …
This tree is more than a 1000 years old …
For more information during the blooming season … please click here
Inawashiro Lake (20 minutes by car)
This is the starting of Bandai Asahi National park which is the home of swams during winter flying in from Siberia.
World Glass Art House (30 minutes by car)
The wonderful art collection is must to see. You can also make your own glassware. This is must to try.
Noguchi Hideyo Memorial hall (30 minutes by car)
He worked with Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research. and was nominated several times for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: in 1913-1915, 1920, 1921 and 1924-1927 … Noguchi was also known for his contribution on research of syphilis and yellow fever in South America and Africa. He dies of yellow fever in Africa but his body lies in Woodlawn Cemetery New York, USA together with his wife. Today you could see Dr. Hideo Noguchi on 1,000 bill.
Listel Ski area (35 minutes by car)
Altsu Bandai Ski area (40 minutes by car)
Grand Deco Ski area (60 minutes by car)
Tsuruga Castle (50 minutes by car)
sooner to be owned by Hoshina Masayuki the grandson of Ieyasu Tokugawa. At the Battle of Boshin, the castle was half damaged thus the downfall of the Tokugawa regime. The start of modern Japanese Government and modernization of this country. The castle was rebuilt in 1965 to the fullest. Today this is a museum.
Urabandai Goshiki Swamp (50 minutes by car)
The beauty of this place is must see regardless of the season. The carps in the lake are so amazing especially try finding one with pink heart which they say brings two partner to bind into one heart.