The Sakura in full bloom is one thing you can witness in Fukushima.
To people these days, the need for a regular vacation is something that is truly felt. On one hand, the need for a vacation comes from the experience of too much stress. With a world that is founded on immediate results, it is clear that sometimes, or really, often, what people need is a break. For some, it’s a break from the boss who seems to be breathing down your neck, asking for your latest output. For others, it means taking a break from fulfilling expectations that always issue from other people who would otherwise not care about you.
On the other hand, the need for a vacation also comes from the intention of wanting to make sure that when you do get back to work, you do so with a fresher, more renewed perspective. For reasons that are similar to this, the vacation is used for purposes of achieving a clearer sense of direction for yourself and for your work or career. Now, all of these things lead to that one magical question: where do you go for vacation?
Sure, some people might tell you to go on an Amsterdam holiday. But for this website, the intention is to convince you to visit Fukushima in Japan, instead.
Top sights to see in Fukushima
Upon consulting any random tech blog about Fukushima, you will most likely see the following suggested sights for you to see, the most exciting spots in Fukushima.
First of all, go see the Abukuma-do Cave. No, it’s not the kind of cave that you see in horror movies – far from that. Abukuma-do Cave is a limestone cave that was first discovered in 1969 from the current remains of the Kamayama Quarry. Inside the cave, numerous stalactites formed over 80 million years of repeated erosion from underground water can be observed. This is a popular tourist spot where you can enjoy a strange and mystical view of the world.
Second, you can check out the Megumi no Mori (Blessed Forest). The huge beech forest that exists in the town of Tadami is a precious blessing of nature that serves a variety of roles such as providing the natural resources of a mountain forest like mushrooms and edible wild plants, adjustments to floods, and maintaining the balance of the ecosystem. Also, at the Forest Branch School Fuzawa, you can stay overnight and participate in various types of interactive learning. Learning about nature with the whole family while in the lush beech forest is another way to enjoy “Megumi no Mori”.
Third option: witness for yourself the majesty of Lake Tagokura. Lake Tagokura which was formed from the creation of Tagokura Dam is a popular tourist spot not just for its size but also for the beauty of its surrounding nature throughout the seasons. Formed from the stoppage of the main current of the Tadami River, the wide scenery downstream can also be enjoyed. The lake has also been selected as one of the Top 100 Dam Lakes in Japan.