Location

What is the Tsuchiyu-Onsen

Tsuchiyu-Onsen Hot Spring in Naka-Dori in Fukushima,
Tohoku District is located in the western part of Fukushima City,
about 16km from Fukushima Station.

Access to Tsuchiyu-Onsen

Access to Tsuchiyu-Onsen

  • Haneda airport

    • Haneda airport
    • Keikyu Airport Line (About 20min.)
    • Shinagawa Station
    • JR Yamanote Line (About 10min.)
    • Tokyo Station
    • Tohoku/Hokkaido Shinkansen (About 90min.)
    • Fukushima Station
    • Tsuchiyuline Bus (About 40min.)
    • Tsuchiyu Onsen
  • Narita airport

    • Narita airport
    • Keisei Skyliner (About 20min.)
    • Ueno Station
    • JR Yamanote Line (About 10min.)
    • Tokyo Station
    • Tohoku/Hokkaido Shinkansen (About 90min.)
    • Fukushima Station
    • Tsuchiyuline Bus (About 40min.)
    • Tsuchiyu Onsen
  • Sendai airport

    • Sendai airport
    • Sendai Airprt Transit (About 17min.)
    • Sendai Station
    • JR Yamabiko Shinkansen (About 22min.)
    • Fukushima Station
    • Tsuchiyuline Bus (About 40min.)
    • Tsuchiyu Onsen

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Access to Tsuchiyu-Onsen

Cherry Blossoms
&
flowers

From Spring to Summer, flowers in Tsuchiyu hit peak bloom.
Please note that flowering season or flower condition is subject to change according to the weather or temperature of the year.

  • Cherry Blossoms in Tsuchiyu Cherry Blossoms in Tsuchiyu

    Cherry Blossoms in Tsuchiyu

    Cherry Blossoms in Tsuchiyu

    • Cherry Blossoms in Tsuchiyu

      It is said that the merchants who had business in Tsuchiyu planted the cherry trees to celebrate the opening of a road between Tsuchiyu and Fukushima in 1932. Two varieties of beautiful cherry blossoms, Yoshino-Zakura and Yama-Zakura, bloom annually in their full glory.

      Peak Period: middle - end of April

      Place: Tsuchiyu Kaido Road lined

    • Cherry Blossoms on
      the left bank of the Arakawa River

      The residents of the Suginoshita Town planted the cherry trees in hope of viewing their blossoms when a road was constructed alongside the Arakawa River in 1956. These days, the graceful cherry blossoms are reflected beautifully on the surface of the river.

      Peak Period: end of April

      Place: Arakawa River

    • Weeping Cherry Trees at
      Taishi-Do Shrine

      These cherry trees, designated as part of the botanical cultural heritage of the prefecture, are supposed to be 500 years old.

      Peak Period: end of April - beginning of May

      Place: Taishi-Do Shrine

  • Mizubasho,  Japanese Skunk cabbages Mizubasho, Japanese Skunk cabbages

    Mizubasho,  Japanese Skunk cabbages

    Mizubasho, Japanese Skunk cabbages

    • Japanese Skunk cabbages in Nida-Numa Swamp

      Peak season is between mid-April and early May every year and as many as 100,000 skunk cabbages blossom. 10 minutes by car and additional 20 minutes on foot from the Onsen village. You don't need to be outfitted as if for a hike to Ose but sneakers are required for a comfortable walk.

    • Skunk Cabbages in Bikki-Numa Swamp

      Blossoms are at their best from early to mid-April every year. They can be easily seen along the former National Route 115. A restaurant, The Sora Café, having been remodelled from an old house, is a popular spot among the young.

    • Skunk cabbages in the marsh at Tsuchiyu-Touge

      Blossoms are at their best from the middle to the end of May every year . Follow a walking trail which takes 40 minutes on foot to complete a circuit.

    • Akebono Wetland

      Blossoms are at their best in between early and late April every year. Near Onuma Swamp but not well-known.

    • Kibokko-no-mori Forest

      Blossoms are best from late April to early May every year. It's located next to Michi-no-eki Tsuchiyu. A 5-minute walk from the parking space. Enjoy viewing blossoms while traveling the 5-minute stroll along the street from the parking lot.

    • Peak Period: Between early April and mid-May

      Place: Nida-Numa swamp, Bikki-Numa Swamp, Tuschiyu-Touge Swamp, Akebono Shitsugen Wetland, Kibokko-no-mori Forest

  • Dogtooth violets Dogtooth violets

    Dogtooth violets

    Dogtooth violets

    • In a deciduous forest which leads to each swamp, pale purple flowers are in full bloom all over the area. The name of the flower, Katakuri, is derived from Katakuriko, which is taken from a root of the flower and used as starch powder in the old days.

      Peak Period: Between mid-April and mid-May

      Place: Onuma Swamp, Menuma Swamp, Nida-numa Swamp

  • Mountain Azaleas Mountain Azaleas

    Mountain Azaleas

    Mountain Azaleas

    • A slightly elevated hill that leads to Menuma Swamp has been popular as a natural habitat for azaleas. Azalea Park was made on the improved land of the hill and boasts a spectacular landscape full of flowers. From Azalea Park, you can see the whole Azuma mountain range covered with lingering snow in the distance.

      Peak Period: Between mid-May and late May

      Place: Nida-Numa swamp, Bikki-Numa Swamp, Tuschiyu-Touge Walking Trail

  • Lilium Rubellums Lilium Rubellums

    Lilium Rubellums

    Lilium Rubellums

    • Well-known as Rosy Lilies. We are putting serious efforts to develop them aiming for the title of "the best Rosy lily garden in Japan". You will certainly be impressed by the wide and fantastic view of rose pink blossoms. As the lifespan of flowers is short, a lot of photographers come early in the morning to capture the best moment.

      Peak Period: From early to late June

      Place: Tsutsugadaira

  • Water lilies Water lilies

    Water lilies

    Water lilies

    • It's located alongside Notional Route 115, which features crucian carps, newts, other aquatic animals, and many kinds of dragonflies all over the area, named Shounanko Bio Park. As many as 500 water lilies in various colours are in full bloom from mid-June to September and they keep attracting so many photographers every day.

      Peak Period: From mid June to early September

      Place: Shounanko Bio Park

Attractions

There are many more to see and do around Tsuchiyu Hot Spring. Come visit us!

  • Cherry Blossoms in Tsuchiyu Cherry Blossoms in Tsuchiyu

    St.Anna’s Garden

    St.Anna’s Garden

    Enjoy shopping at Nishida Kokeshi Doll Memorial Hall, where a lot of Kokeshi dolls are displayed, jewelry shops and miscellaneous goods shop, and a local beer hall.

    Official site

    kokeshi

  • Minka-En Minka-En

    Minka-En

    Minka-En

    The houses and folk articles are not only cultural assets but those of our descendants. We should leave those precious things from them in fact and well-preserved.

  • Kokeshi doll Kokeshi doll

    Kokeshi doll

    Kokeshi doll

    Tuschiyu Onsen is one of the renowned Kokeshi dolls' villages in Japan. By holding kokeshi dolls in your hands, you will be fascinated by their mellow and warm look on their faces. We provide a workshop where you can experience painting on a Kokeshi doll by yourselves at Matsuya Products Shop or Asahi Photo Studio.

    Contact us Matsuya Products Shop 024-595-2156
    Asahi Photo Shop 024-595-2101
  • Onuma Swamp and Menuma Swamp Onuma Swamp and
    Menuma Swamp

    Onuma Swamp and Menuma Swamp

    Onuma Swamp and
    Menuma Swamp

    Both swamps were created by a dry avalanche in the highland. The walking trail from Onuma Swamp through Nida-Numa Swamp to Menuma Swamp is a very popular hiking destination especially in verdurous early summer and magnificently colored autumn.

  • Cherry Blossoms in Tsuchiyu Omoi-no-Taki Falls

    Omoi-no-Taki Falls

    Omoi-no-Taki Falls

    There is a legend associated with the waterfalls about a tragic love story of a young warrior and a princess at the fall of Aizu-jo Castle. Two strings of waterfalls are united into one and keep falling sonorously creating a beautiful contrast with the surrounding greenery.

  • Tsutsuji-Yama (Azalea Hill) Tsutsuji-Yama (Azalea Hill)

    Tsutsuji-Yama (Azalea Hill)

    Tsutsuji-Yama (Azalea Hill)

    Wild azaleas have long been growing gregariously on the hill at the entrance to Menuma Swamp. The hill was worked on so that azaleas could bear large blossoms; and thus, it became known as Tsutsuji-Yama. The entire hill becomes pale pink during the peak period. You can also enjoy the magnificent view of Menuma Swamp below.

  • Shotoku Taishi Do Shotoku Taishi Do

    Shotoku Taishi Do

    Shotoku Taishi Do

    Taishi-Do Shrine, which is dedicated to Prince Shotoku, stands on a hill looking down the tourist section of Tsuchiyu-Onsen. Follow the gentle sloping stone steps and feel your spirit soothed in a unique Japanese environment with venerable buildings, moss-covered stone pavements, and stone lanterns surrounded by trees.

  • Yakushi Kokeshi Do Yakushi Kokeshi Do

    Yakushi Kokeshi Do

    Yakushi Kokeshi Do

    Kokeshi-Do Shrine is further up the stone steps from Taishi-Do Shrine. Tsuchiyu is one of three major production sites of Kokeshi-Dolls in Japan. This shrine is dedicated to Koretaka Shinno who is said to be the father of woodcraft, Yakushi Nyorai, a Buddhist deity who is able to cure all illnesses, and Tsuchiyu Kokeshi Dolls.

Onsen

Enjoy your relaxing time in a hot spring bath overlooking a vast view of nature and mountains in Tsuchiya-Onsen

Footbaths

Footbaths

"Tsuchi-Yukko", "Tsuki-No-Yubujye", "Kajika-No-Yu",
and"Omoi-No-Yu"

"Tsuchi-Yukko" footbath is located inside the Higashi Karasugawa Shinsui Koen Park, which is about a two minute walk from Tsuchiyu Tourist Association building. "Tsuki-No-Yubujye" footbath is at the foot of Tsuki-No-Yu Hashi Bridge and "Kajika-No-Yu" footbath at the foot of Arakawa O-hashi Bridge with a Kokeshi Doll standing on each side, respectively.
Enjoy the footbaths listening to the sound of a stream and rustle of trees. It is very relaxing. You can relax and spend some time at arbor-type footbaths.

Footbaths

Tsuchiyu-Onsen Public Bath

Tsuchiyu-Onsen Public Bath

In Tsuchiyu-Onsen (Hot Spring), there are two public baths: Nakano-Yu and Kokeshi-Yu.

Tsuchiyu-Onsen Public Bath

Accommodations in Tsuchiyu

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