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Shirakawa overview

Shirakawa is special for its historical sites, countryside, and festivals, and known for its castle and temples. You'll enjoy Shirakawa's riverfront, parks, and gardens. Spend a relaxing day at Nanko Park and Shirakawa Sekinomori Park when the weather is nice. Check out local attractions like Sennenji Temple and Komine Castle. Whatever you're into, Shirakawa has something for you.

Where to stay in Shirakawa

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Shirakawa has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Shirakawa with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Shirakawa hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Shirakawa hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Shirakawa

Fly in to Fukushima (FKS), 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from downtown Shirakawa. Tokyo (NRT-Narita Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 93.7 mi (150.7 km) away.

What to see around Shirakawa

A top draw is the area's festivals, as well as places like:
  • • Nasu Folk Museum
  • • Stone Plaza
  • • Nasu History Museum
  • • Nasu Stained Glass Museum
  • • Emile Galle Museum
If you're interested in castles, historical sites, or monuments, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Sennenji Temple
  • • Komine Castle
  • • Komine Castle Ruins
  • • Shirakawa Haristos Othodox Church
  • • Myokanji Temple
Its countryside, parks, and riverfront offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Nanko Park
  • • Shirakawa Sekinomori Park
  • • Nasu Flower World
  • • Yukiwari Canyon
  • • Kamegajo Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Myotokuji Temple
  • • Shirakawa no Sekiato
  • • Chosenji Temple
  • • Nasu Animal Kingdom
  • • Fukushima Airport Park

When to visit Shirakawa

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 58°F day, 30°F night
  • April-June: 76°F day, 42°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 61°F night
  • October-December: 73°F day, 32°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.31 inches
  • April-June: 0.39 inches
  • July-September: 0.47 inches
  • October-December: 0.39 inches