Exploring the culture and nature in Aizu Wakamatsu with Aizu Gurutto Card | backpacking during autumn

From the delicious sauce katsu and negi soba to nature place Goshikinuma,Tonohetsuri,Ouchijuku and Tsurugajo Castle.

You would able to experience with 2 day Aizu Gurutto Card in Aizu Wakamatsu that part of Fukushima area as a backpacker.

Aizu Wakamatsu is a quiet town that have lesser tourists to visit in year 2019, autumn season. However, there is alot of great place to visit with the Aizu Gurutto Card.

For food, we have experience and taste the negi soba, sauce katsu, tempura and the famous steam rice and dishes here! And great new is you can retrieve the information on great food from the tourist information counter in Aizu Wakamatsu Station.

Aizu Food tour
Aizu Food Tour
Delicious steam rice and dish in Aizu
Delicious steam rice and dish in Aizu

Besides, we also visit the great mother nature place such as Goshikinuma,Tonohetsuri,Ouchijuku and Tsurugajo Castle.

Ouchijuku in Aizu
Ouchijuku in Aizu
Ouchijuku in Aizu
Ouchijuku in Aizu

Travel tips: you need to pay for the one day pass that cover the entry fee and bus fee. You can finish the visit here within 1 hour after arrive. However, there is limited timetable for the transfer bus to station. So give some time buffer for this itinerary.

Tonohetsuri Bridge
Tonohetsuri Bridge
Tonohetsuri Bridge in Aizu
Tonohetsuri Bridge in Aizu

Travel tip: A place that have beautiful scenery, no need entrance fee. But the special train to arrive here also have the specific timetable. Plan your time for this trip too!

Goshikinuma Ponds
Goshikinuma Ponds
Goshiki Numa in Aizu
Goshiki Numa in Aizu

Travel tip: A place that have beautiful scenery, no need entrance fee. The entire trekking take about 1 hour to 2 hour to complete. Remember to bring ring belt to prevent the attack from bear. We love here so much, really recommend for you to come!

Tsuruga Castle
Tsuruga Castle
Tsugaru castle in Aizu
Tsugaru castle in Aizu
Night View of Tsuruga Castle
Night View of Tsuruga Castle

Travel tip: Stay at the evening time to see how the light effect on the castle. However, it is pretty cold at autumn evening here.

We hope this article is helpful for you when you visit in Aizu town! Take it slowly as the limited timetable of transport but think other side, this is a great way to explore and experience the slow life in Japan!

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