Nearby tourist attractions include the Urabandai area’s lakes and marshes, Noguchi Memorial Museum, Aizu Folk Museum, Kamegajo Park, Tenkyokaku, the monument of Sanchu-hi, Hanitsu Shrine, and Kobiragata-Tenmangu Shrine.
The Shida Beach (Shida-hama) is on the east shore of Lake Inawashiro along Route 49. Restaurants, souvenir shops and inns stand on a sandy beach. Enjoy swimming, boating, power-boating, yachting, or pleasure boat riding.
There are campgrounds nearby. Swans and ducks are seen in winter. At the southern end of Shidahama Beach, there is an intake of Asaka Channel. “Shibuki-gori” natural ice sculptures can be seen from the Tenjin Beach (Tenjin-hama) parking lot to the right (towards Shidahama) for about 1 km along the lakeshore.
Bandai towering pine forest behind the gentle shoreline of the most beautiful view from here. Summer is crowded with swimming and camping especially.
- Municipality: Inawashiro Town
- Parking: Available (¥1,000)
- Contents of the facilities: Auto-camping site, Rental boat, Water supply, Toilet, Souvenir shop, Firewood, Restaurant, Bath, Motorboat, Pleasure boat
- The number of accommodations: 1,000 people capacity.
- Admission fee: Rental tent ¥2,000 for one set, Auto-camping site ¥1,000 for a block (Pl call for current price).
- Location: 128-184, Minamihama, Tsuboyo, Inawashiro Town (Inawashiro-machi), Yama District (Yama-gun), Fukushima Prefecture (Fukushima-ken) 969-2274 Japan [Geo Coordinate: 37.498871,140.146345]
- Utilizable season: July 1st to August 30th
- Access: 20-minute walk from JR Banetsu West Line Sekito Station. Banetsu Expressway Inawashiro-Bandaikougen IC.
- Reference: Shida Beach (Shida-hama) Camping Ground TEL: (0242)66-2242,0242-66-2711 Website:http://www.tif.ne.jp/jp/spot/spot_disp.php?id=3510http://www.bandaisan.or.jp/enjoy/beach/