Motomiya trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Motomiya

Trip Planner Asia  /  Japan  /  Tohoku  /  Fukushima Prefecture  /  Motomiya
(5/5 based on 10 reviews for 1 attraction)
Motomiya is a city situated in the middle of Nakadōri region of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.As of December 2014, the city had an estimated population of 30,505 and a population density of 347 persons per km². The total area was 87.94 km². It is the smallest city in Fukushima, both in terms of population and size.The modern city of Motomiya was established on January 1, 2007, by the merger of the former town of Motomiya absorbing the village of Shirasawa (both from Adachi District). The city became the first new municipality to form under the New Merger Law, in effect since April 2005.Located conveniently in the middle of Fukushima Prefecture, Motomiya has easy access to national transportation route including the Tohoku Expressway, Japan National Route 4, and Tohoku JR East rail lines via Motomiya Station.GeographyConveniently located in the center of Fukushima Prefecture, Motomiya possesses a wide range of geographic features from the hills in the east, to the plains in the west, and the Abukuma River.Running through Motomiya, the Abukuma River divides the city in two. On the former Motomiya Town side, bordered by the Ou (奥羽) Mountain Range (including Mount Adatara) in the west, and the Abukuma River in the east, flat plains run north to south extending into the Kōriyama Basin. The mountains to the north in Otama Village and Kōriyama serve as the sources for several rivers and streams including the Hyakunichi River (百日川), Adatara River (安達太良川), Seto River (瀬戸川), and Gohyaku River (五百川). The Hyakunichi River and Adatara River share the same source but diverge downstream.
Plan your visit to Motomiya and other destinations in Japan using our Japan itinerary builder.
Source

Plan your trip to Motomiya

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

See this by visiting one of the destinations below

Why?
Some destinations do not have accommodations and require staying in a nearby city. Here are places you can stay:
Historic sites, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, baths, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nature, winter sports, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, baths
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, museums, sightseeing
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Fukushima Prefecture

13 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Tokyo, Shirakawa & Sapporo BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, teens, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Soma BY A USER FROM JAPAN May, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Shirakawa BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Shirakawa BY A USER FROM JAPAN April, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 38 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ITALY July, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in Japan BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in Japan BY A USER FROM ITALY July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 41 days in Japan BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 24 days in Japan BY A USER FROM PANAMA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in Japan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans