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Get a Taste of Last Samurai City

7 hours
up to 6 people
English ( License )
Private tour (only you and your guide)
Walking / Public Transportation Tour
( Contact guide for other options )


Feel free to personalize this offer with Nobuko.

  • Tsurugajyo castle
  • Aizu Traditional Samurai Residences
  • Oyakuen, Japanese style garden
  • Sazae-Do, Buddhist temple
  • Japanese restaurant and sake breweries
  • Nanokamachi street
  • The Grave of the Byakkotai
  • Ouchi-jyuku old inn town

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What to Expect

Aizu has long been an important city in Japanese history . It is known as the final resting place of the Samurai.
Walking around Aizu, you get a sense of a sacred but long-gone era.
Here you can look into the lives of the samurai warriors who once filled the streets, and hear their final battle cry!

Recommended sights are as follows.

  ☆ Tsurugajo Castle
     Feudal loads resided in the region's beautiful castle , the symbol of Aizu.
     You can taste traditional Japanese tea in the famous tea cottage , Rinkaku there.

☆ Ouchi-jyuku
     Old inn town retaining original look

< Life of Samurai >
  ☆  Aizu Traditional Samurai Residences.
      Take a look into highly-ranked Aizu samurais' daily life.
☆ Oyatyakuen
      Beautiful Japanese style garden , villa of Aizu feudal lords, where medicinal herbs
were grown for people in Aizu.

< Tragic History >
  ☆ The Grave of the Byakkotai, young samurai warriors
      Aizu was last battleground in the end of the samurai period.
     See the place where the samurai laid their souls to rest.

< Unique Architecture >
  ☆ Sazae-Do
     World famous Buddhist temple which has worldwide rare structure, two spiral ramps.
It was showcased in Michelin Green Guide

< Local Cuisine and World Class Sake >
   ☆ Traditoinal Japanese restaurants and Japanese sake breweries
     Aizu is also no stranger to delicious food and drink.
     Try some of the local dishes and visit sake breweries , home to some of the world's best sake!

< Traditional Art and Crafts >
  ☆ Nanokamachi Street
     You can experience traditional , folk arts and crafts,
     and find great souvenirs.


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Departure & Return

Starting time 09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At Aizuwakamatsu station ( meeting time/ 9:00 )  
Ending Point At Aizuwakamatsu station

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

guide fee,

What‘s not included

transportation fee , lunch, entrance fee


I can customize tours based on your preference.

So, please fell free to give me messages and ask me any questions.

I will make you best itinerary according to your request.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting date
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting date
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting date

Frequently Asked Questions

Tokyo ⇔Aizuwakamatsu

TokyoーKoriyama: JR Bullet train 1.15 h
KoriyamaーAizuwakamatsu: JR Banetsu west line 1h

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Reviews ( 2 )
5.0 (2) Reviews
Very Good
Lisa Lisa United States ( Family )
4 months ago

“ A Walk Through History ”

It was an absolute pleasure being guided by Ms. Nobuko on our journey through Aizu-Wakamatsu. We came to Aizu-Wakamatsu with an interest in Japanese history and culture. About 6 weeks before departing for Japan, I reached out to Ms. Nobuko to inquire about a tour and since that time, our messages have been flying back and forth. She designed an amazing and detailed tour itinerary for us that covered all of our interests and more. On the day of our tour, she provided us with instructions on how to arrive to our first meeting place and as we walked through historical sites like Imori-Yama, Tsurugajo Castle, Fukunishi Honten, and Nisshinkan Samurai School, we felt the history of the place come alive with her descriptions of events and explanations. She even arranged craft/kyuudo acitivites an... read more


Dear Lisa Thank you for your warm words. It was so kind of you to give me such a wonderful souvenir . I really appreciate that you choose Aiyu as a destination for your trip. I was presently surprised by your historical and cultural knowledge of Jagan as well as your curiosity and desire to learn more . It inspires me to study even more about Aiyu and Jagan. I hope you have many more adventures !

Alexander Alexander Indonesia ( Solo )
2 years ago

“ Very good guide - learned a lot about Aizu Wakamatsu from her ”

Wonderful guide. Her hospitality and compassion allows me to enjoy my visit in Aizu Wakamatsu. She brought me to lots of interesting places there (such as Tsurugajyo castle, Aizu Samurai Residences) and I really learned a lot from them. She is also very flexible and was able to accommodate her itinerary to include other places which I want to visit. I would certainly use her service again when visiting Aizu Wakamatsu or anywhere in Fukushima area.


I am very grateful for your kind and heartfelt review ! If you made a good memory in my tour, it is great pleasure for me. You have a wide variety of knowledge of the world , so I also learned a lot from you. There are many other wonderful places to visit in Fukushima, so I really hope to guide you here again.

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