Arafudo Art Annual 2014!

Festival of Art, Tsuchiyu Onsen, FUKUSHIMA


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Tuchiyu Area


A small hot spring town with a population of about 400 located in Bandai-Asahi National Park.
The hybrid power generation using heat of the earth was tried before the earthquake disaster.

The former site of Iwaki or a hotel; SUIKO

The former site of an alpine rose apartment;

The Tsuchiyu peak and the Bandai Azuma skyline road

Altitude of 1,240 m. It is in the place which hits the saddle of the Azuma mountain range and the Adachi Tara mountain range, and there is a road for sightseeing “Bandai Azuma skyline.”

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It is located in the good place of a view which can command a whole view of the Fukushima street.
Product sale of Fukushima, eating and drinking, and a break are taken.

Arai Area


The open space etc. where a technical hall and a child can play are in the site of 80,000m2.

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There are the old private house, the playhouse, the hotel, the restaurant, and Itakura which were built in the middle of Meiji Era from the middle of the Edo period.

Nishida memorial hall

It is a museum of the tradition wooden doll “Kokeshi” which commemorates Mr. Nishida who loved the wooden doll.

natural forest

A camp, a barbecue, etc. can be enjoyed in the natural forest through which the branch of an Arakawa river flows.

The residence of Mr.Sakuma





You can see the village-headman mansion and hedge which remain from the Edo period.

Bandai and the Azuma Area

Takayu Onsen DSC_1373 DSC_1388   DSC_1390 DSC_1391 DSC_1396

400 years of history. Unlike the hot spring resort which made Nightlife district, calm culture can be enjoyed.

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Yamagata, Fukushima, and Bandai-Asahi National Park over three prefectures in Niigata are one of the national parks which are 30 specified by Japan.
From the paradise common located in Bandai and the Azuma area in it, a starlit sky of the rich nature of an Akou mountain or full marks can be desired.