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Fukushima prefecture is located in the northern area of the Tohoku region, facing the Pacific Ocean. It bridges over the Ou mountains. Fukushima prefecture has many natural sightseeing spots, such as Lake
Inawashiro in Aizu.
With a surface area of 13,782.75k㎡, it is the 3rd largest prefecture in Japan after Hokakido and Iwate.
Ouchi-juku is one of the famous sightseeing spots of Fukushima, where you will be able to see traditional thatched houses from the Edo era. Please enjoy the atmosphere of rural Japan. Even though it is relatively unknown among foreign travellers, Ouchi-juku attracts over 1.2 millions domestic visitors a year.
As far as natural attractions are concerned, there is the Abukuma cave. Inside the 600m deep cave, you will see stalactite stones that are said to be the best in the Eastern countries when it comes to variety and quantity, and there are even illuminations to boot.