How to get to Fukushima.
By bullet train:
Take the Yamabiko bullet train line to Fukushima station from Tokyo station. It takes 1 hour and 40 minutes. It costs 8,700 yen.
Most people who are researching their trip to Japan will come across the Nakasendo route, with especially Tsumago and Magome highlighted as beautifully preserved old post towns that are worth a visit. If you are interested in Japan's history and want to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Edo Period, you should also consider adding Ouchijuku to your itinerary.
Aizuwakamatsu Castle (Tsuruga Castle)
Aizuwakamatsu Castle, also known as Tsuruga Castle, is a traditional fortress located in the center of the city of Aizuwakamatsu in Fukushima Prefecture. It now houses a museum and, at the top, a lookout point with views of the entire city.
Aizu is an area that represents the western third of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan. The main city in the area is Aizu-Wakamatsu. The city is especially known for its delicious sake and a long history of samurai culture.