Inawashiro tourism base! Introducing the charms of “Roadside Station Inawashiro”│Fukushima Japan

Roadside Station Inawashiro, located in Fukushima Prefecture, is located in Inawashiro Town, just a short distance from Inawashiro Bandai Kogen IC on the Ban’etsu Expressway.

In this article, we will introduce in detail the charms of Inawashiro Roadside Station.


Overview of “Roadside Station Inawashiro”

Roadside Station Inawashiro is located in Inawashiro-cho, Yama-gun, Fukushima Prefecture, facing National Route 115.

It is conveniently located for tourists as it is located just off the Inawashiro Bandai Kogen IC on the Ban’etsu Expressway.

From the facility grounds, you can see Mt. Bandai and Inawashiro Ski Resort, a landmark facility along with Inawashiro Roadside Station in the same town.

Since its opening, Roadside Station Inawashiro has been visited by approximately 900,000 visitors a year, and in 2020 it was ranked 2nd in the “National Roadside Station Grand Prix” by the travel magazine “Jalan”, and its appeal has spread widely. It is recognized.

Stationmaster Seiichi Nihei’s skill in organizing various events has also attracted attention, with the number of visitors reaching 1 million per year.

In commemoration of reaching 1 million visitors, actress Keiko Takeshita served as the stationmaster for a day, and Michi-no-Eki Inawashiro continues to contribute to the local community.

Role as a disaster prevention base

This facility functions as a disaster prevention base in case of disasters such as volcanoes and heavy snowfall, and is also equipped with a helipad. Therefore, it becomes an extremely important base in the event of a disaster.

Roadside Station Inawashiro was selected as a priority “Roadside Station” by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in 2015, and was selected as the only “Disaster Prevention Roadside Station” in Fukushima Prefecture in 2021, and has received high praise for its role. Masu.

Basic information about “Roadside Station Inawashiro”

InfoRoadside Station Inawashiro
 1 Gohyakari Katata, Inawashiro-cho, Yama-gun,
 Fukushima Prefecture
Business hours
 *Snacks 9:00 ~ 18:00
 *Restaurant 10:30 ~ 16:00

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