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Fukushima is the third largest of Japan's 47 prefectures and stretches over 150 kilometers from the Pacific coast into the mountainous interior of northeastern Honshu. The evacuation zone around the nuclear plant makes up less than 10% of its area, while the remaining 90% are safe for tourists to visit. Wide areas of western Fukushima, in particular, escaped heavy contamination, including the mountainous interior around the historic city of Aizu-Wakamatsu.

Reached in just over an hour by shinkansen from Tokyo, Fukushima offers ample of natural beauty, historic sites and leisure activities, including spectacular volcanic landscapes, excellent hot spring waters, outstanding cherry blossom and autumn color spots, prominent castle towns, pleasant ski resorts and Japan's first ever theme park, the Spa Resort Hawaiians.

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September 12, 2012
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Attractions
 1  Ouchijuku
Former post town along a trade route.
User rating: 86/100 (32 votes)
Visited by: 70 users
 2  Oze National Park
Popular hiking destination with a marshland.
User rating: 84/100 (46 votes)
Visited by: 139 users
 3  Bandai
Volcanic mountains with beautiful highlands.
User rating: 72/100 (30 votes)
Visited by: 113 users
 4  Aizu
Small city known for its samurai history.
User rating: 78/100 (169 votes)
Visited by: 462 users
 5  Fukushima
Prefectural capital with a few attractions.
User rating: 68/100 (18 votes)
Visited by: 94 users
 6  Iwaki
City famous for its Hawaiian water park resort.
User rating: 62/100 (27 votes)
Visited by: 78 users

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