An event where you can enjoy food, sake, history, and culture at various checkpoints during the event.
On the day of the event, lacquerware, art, and more will be on display around the city. Please feel free to look around if anything interests you.
Participation prizes, including Aizu sake cup lacquerware and more, will also be available for the event.
Oct 29, 2017
Tsurugajo Castle Park Multipurpose Square, Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Japan
Sep 20, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017
1) 7km Gastronomy Walking（10:00～10:30）approx. ※actual starting time may differ
2) 7km Gastronomy Walking（10:30～11:00）approx. ※actual starting time may differ
3) 7km Gastronomy Walking（11:00～11:30）approx. ※actual starting time may differ
Oct 29, 2017
Tsurugajo Castle Park Multipurpose Square, Aizuwakamatsu City,
Sep 20, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017
Aizuwakamatsu City Onsen・Gastronomy Walking Executive Committee
Higashi Sakae-machi 3-46, Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima
same price for adults and children:2,000 yen
※partcipants are asked to fill out
Participants should be able to walk around 7km.
Note: Course route and distance are approximate.
On the day of the event, use your map to check your position on the course.
No restrictions on nationality, age, or gender. Participants are expected to follow general rules and manners, as well as traffic laws. Young children are expected to be accompanied by a guardian, and people who have difficulty walking should bring someone to assist them.
Multipurpose Square を Tsurugajo Castle Park Multipurpose
Square（The old athletics stadium）
Location: The Multipurpose Square
Address: 965-0807 Joto-machi 14-51, Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima PRefecture
1) Check-in on the day: 10:00～／Start Time: 10:30～ ※actual starting time may differ ※10:15: Opening Ceremony
2) Check-in on the day: 10:30～／Start Time: 11:00～ ※actual starting time may differ
3) Check-in on the day: 11:00～／Start Time: 11:30～ ※actual starting time may differ
Final Goal: 16:00
What is "Onsen・Gastronomy Walking"?
"Onsen・Gastronomy Tourism" is a new kind of tourism featuring Japan's charming hot spring villages, where you can experience an area's food, nature, culture, and history while walking.
On the Onsen Walking Event:
・Enjoy the nature and history of an onsen village
・Enjoy eating and drinking local delicacies
・When you're done with your walking event, enjoy the local onsen
Local Aizu cuisine including Imo-jiru (soup) including Aizu brand "Aizu Jidori" chicken, dengaku, Aizu Koshihikari rice onigiri, Sansho (pickled herring), tempura manju, and award winning Aizu sake.
A course that involves Tsurugajo Castle (the symbol of Aizu), Nanoka-machi Retro-style Streets (Taisho-Roman style), an onsen resort surrounded by mountains, and more.
As part of the event, you will have access to Higashiyama Onsen's footbaths. For participating, participants will receive an onsen discount ticket to Higashiyama Onsen and Ashinomaki Onsen.
Clothing / What to bring
clothing that is easy to move in, rain gear, water, etc.
[ Plane ]
Fukushima Airport -(Bus) -Koriyama Station-(JR or Bus)- Aizuwakamatsu Station
Niigata Airport -(JR or Bus)- Aizuwakamatsu Station
Sendai Airport -(Bus 13:55 or 15:35) - Aizuwakamatsu Station
[ Train ]
From Aizuwakamatsu Station (on the Ban'etsu West Line)
- on foot: 40 minutes
- by car: 10 minutes
- by bus: 30 minutes
[ Bus ]
Get off at Tsurugajo San-no-maru-guchi
- on foot: 1 minute
Get off at Bunka Center Mae
- on foot: 1minute
[ Car ]
20 minutes from the Aizuwakamatsu IC
Inquiries regarding accommodation
Aizuwakamatsu Tourism Bureau
TEL:0242-23-8000 URL: mail to...
"Onsen Gatstronomy" Special Accomadation Pack: 2,000 yen discount
Terms and Disclaimers
1．Participants will observe all safety precautions and traffic regulations, as stipulated by the organizer, so that the event may be carried out smoothly and safely.
2．The organizer is not responsible for injury, loss, or accident, with exception to necessary emergency procedures
3.After you have submitted your application, your application may not be canceled due to personal reasons.
4．In the case of an event such as a natural disaster, bad weather, or epidemic, the event may be cancelled. In the case of cancellation, participation fees cannot be refunded, and transportation/accommodation fees are the responsibility of the participant. We apologize for the inconvenience.
5．Please check the event website for updates on the day of the event.
6．Alcohol will be present at this event. Please drink responsibly, and refrain from disturbing other participants. (yelling, drinking heavily, etc.)
7．You may be asked to provide identification for age verification. Driving cars, bicycles, etc. while drunk is prohibited by law. Please use public transportation.
8．The organizer of the event retains publish rights for the event including video, photos, articles, records, and competition details (including participant names, age, nationality/prefecture).
Participation Card Information
Please note that there are no participation guide cards for those who apply in advance.
You will receive a "payment confirmation email" to the email indicated in your application from Sports Entry indicted email. Please print it out and give it at check-in.