Nostalgic Japanese original scenery scattered along the route
In the Edo period, it prospered as a post town at the heart of Aizu Nishi Kaido, which links Imaichi and Aizu, but in the Meiji period, new roads along the Aga River were established, and the streets of that time were left behind. The remaining.The thatched-roof houses along the highway, Honjin, Wakimotojin, etc. have the illusion of a time-slip in the Edo period, with the original scenery of Japan that had remained at that time. It is designated as a national important traditional building preservation district.Special products are Soba(buckwheat noodles) that fill the surrounding fields with white flowers around September.Here, it is customary to use one bowl instead of chopsticks, so please try it out.
The closest station to Ouchijuku, the Aizu Railway Yunokami Onsen Station, is popular for its nephew-like neon station building. Especially during the cherry blossom season, there are many railway photo fans.
In addition, the valley named “Tou-no-hetsuri"along the Aga River about 10 km from Ouchi-juku, has a cliff with towers eroded by the river flow on both sides of the valley. 'Hetsuri"Hess is a cliff in local language. A suspension bridge is built up to the cliff in the shape of a tower, and you can see a part of the cliff, and because of its unique shape, it was designated as a national natural monument in 1943.