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.
Old post town retaining original look
< Life of Samurai >
☆ Aizu Traditional Samurai Residences.
Take a look into highly-ranked Aizu samurais' daily life.
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 >
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.