On June 3rd, 2018, our city Aizuwakamatsu will hold an event. In this event, you can enjoy delicious cooking, Japanese sake and interesting history.
Aizu was the last SAMURAI city which fought the Meiji government in the end of Edo Period. Aizuwakamatsu, the provincial capital of Aizu, is famous for it’s traditional Japanese cooking. We call it “Aizu Ryori”. Aizu people are honest and trustworthy. They taste delicious foods and good sake every day. This year is the 150th anniversary of the Boshin war. Enjoy sightseeing in Mt. Iimori and other historical tourist attractions, enjoy hot springs in Higashiyama Onsen, and see geisha performances. You’ll have a strong feeling of Aizu people’s hospitality, Omotenashi.
Jun 3, 2018
Iimoriyama Information Center Parking , Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Japan
same price for adults and children:3,500 yen
※partcipants are asked to fill out
Children without primary school can take part in free(Please take care of the children)
Participants should be able to walk around 10km.
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.
[ Qualifications ]
・Can walk about 10km
・No restrictions on nationality, age, gender
[ Attention point ]
・Abidance by the rules
・Food and drink are provided by the host
・Please don’t drink and drive
[ Participation fee includes ]
・Food and drink
・Hot spring ticket (Sale ticket)
[ Venue ]
Iimoriyama Information Center Parking
Iimoriyama Information Center Parking
[ End ]
Higashiyama Hot Spring Tourism Association
[ Location ]
City operating sightseeing free parking (Mt.Iimori)
[ Start Time ]
※actual starting time may differ
※9:15 Opening Ceremony
[ Final Goal ]
What is "Onsen・Gastronomy Walking"?
“ Onsen・Gastronomy Walking” is a new kind of tourism . Based on the Japanese charming hot spring resort, where you can experience the special food, nature, culture, history of the area.
・Experience nature and history
・Taste delicious food and good sake
・Enjoy a hot spring
Mr. Yamagiwa, who has the title of the top French cuisine chef, will use Aizu ingredients to make the highest level of cuisine for participants. And participants can drink famous Aizu sake, too.
・SAMURAI group “White tigers”(Biyakotai)
・Hot spring street
・The graveyard of Aizu daimyo, Matsudaira family
・Higashiyama Hot Spring Tourism Association
・Ashinomaki Hot Spring Tourism Association
Clothing and supplies
・Comfortable clothes and shoes.
・Prepare an umbrella if it will rain.
・Please bring the towel because they are some foot bath spot that you can enjoy.
[ 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: 25 minutes
- by car: 10 minutes
- by bus: Take a bus(Akabe) for 5 minutes
[ Bus ]
Get off at Iimoriyama Shita
- on foot: 1 minute
[ Car ]
From Aizuwakamatsu IC for 15 minutes
Inquiries regarding accommodation
Aizuwakamatsu Tourism Bureau
TEL:0242-23-8000 URL: mail to...
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 turn it in at check-in.