Koriyama is an area that is famous as an area for its cherry blossoms; every year when the cherry blossoms bloom, the area is bustling with people who come to see them. Some of the best cherry blossom viewing spots are where the Cherry Trees of Fukuju-ji and Miharu Taki-Zakura Cherry Trees, which are weeping cherries that look like great pink waterfalls. Koriyama is also popular for its limestone caverns; you can experience the fantastic caverns of Abukuma-do Cave and Irimizu Cave.
This area stretches across many cities, so the most convenient methods of travel are cars, buses, and conventional train lines. The Koriyama Station of the Tohoku Shinkansen is located in the area’s central city of Koriyama City, so access is easy from all areas of Japan. To get from Tokyo to Koriyama Station, it is a 1 hour and 30 minute trip on the Tohoku Shinkansen.
Tourism information: Koriyama