Higashiyama Grand Hotel

5 Kamiyumoto Yumoto Hagashiyama-machi, Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima, Tohoku, 965-0814, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Aizuwakamatsu

Exploring Nihonmatsu

A travel blog entry by judeandpete

5

... few businesses have credit card or EFTPOS facilities. Jess drove us up to Nihonmatsu castle, which is set high above the city. It is In ruins but the site is beautiful, with running streams and ponds. This is a major viewing place for cherry blossom but the cherry blossom was finished. What remains of the castle walls is impressive. We climbed a few thousand steps to get to the ...

Sendai and Matsushima

A travel blog entry by judeandpete

4

... knew is stuff and with very little effort and simple tools quickly turned a lump of wood into a smooth finished product. Matsushima was impacted by the tsunami and there were photos of the damage and a memorial mark showing the height reached by the water. We returned to Sendai, which is a vibrant city with a lovely mall and plenty of shops. Jude and Jess did some window shopping at Gucci. We found a good place ...

Meet the Colleagues

A travel blog entry by judeandpete

... and very involved in the welfare of the kids. The kids were an enthusiastic bunch and with a bit of prodding from Jess all trotted out their set piece English introduction. The Principal, who is new to the school invited us to his office where we spent a good half hour talking about the school and how it compared to schools in Australia. He is new to the school and seems like a really nice guy. We returned to Nihonmatsu and after a rest went to a restaurant that ...

Trip to Ainu

A travel blog entry by judeandpete

3

... out the women's bath. After breakfast we took a drive to Ainu, a city in the west of the prefecture, were we visited Tsuruga-Jo. This is a reconstructed castle that was nearly destroyed in the civil war in 1832. The castle is now a museum and tells the story of the people who lived there, including a young woman who had the Samurai spirit and cut her pair short to join the fighting when the castle was besieged by the emperor's army. She survived the battle and ...

With Jess in Nihonmatsu

A travel blog entry by judeandpete

5

... spare bit of land hosting a rice paddy. The farmers were all busy tilling the soil with tractors fitted with iron extension rims to get a grip in the soft mud. After lunch we went for a short drive to the Azumakan Onsen (hot spring). Jess had booked us all in there for the full Onsen experience. We had a nice room with tatami mats on the floor. The area around the Onsen had a large number ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Higashiyama Onsen area of Aizuwakamatsu, is near Oyakuen Garden.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good