Hitachi Seaside Park
Chuzenji Onsen Area
Get into the mood for spring and delight your senses with an exquisite selection of food named after Japan’s famed cherry blossoms like the Sakura Mochi (rice cake) and Sakura Ebi (shrimp)!.
The Setouchi Triennale is back with its 2022 edition, the fifth iteration of the contemporary art festival since its inception in 2010. It is known for celebrating local identity and forging communities through art by various creators in Japan and worldwide.
If you love Japanese sweets, head to Shingen Mochi Factory Theme Park for a closer look at how this beloved confectionery – a bite-sized mochi dipped in soybean flour and drizzled with brown sugar syrup – is packed meticulously by hand.
Aquamarine Fukushima is the largest aquarium in the Tohoku region focusing on environmental education, with recreations of marine habitats. Attractions include the triangular glass walkway through two aquariums and the world’s largest touch pool beach.
Ushiku Chateau is one of Japan’s first wineries, built in the style of a French-style chateau in 1903. Surrounded by vineyards, today the property is home to a winery museum and a French restaurant.
Ankou, or monkfish, is a Japanese delicacy known for its firm, springy texture while its liver is comparable to foie gras. While it can be prepared in several ways, the ankou nabe (hotpot) is the most popular.