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See How the Samurai Lived at the Aizu Bukeyashiki

The town of Aizuwakamatsu in Fukushima prefecture is nicknamed “Samurai City” for its rich feudal history. A perfect place to experience this samurai past is at the Aizu Bukeyashiki, the excellently restored residence of the chief retainer...

Tsurugajo, The Red-Roofed Castle of Aizuwakamatsu

The city of Aizuwakamatsu in northern Fukushima prefecture holds a unique place in Japanese history for its role in the feudal era and the Boshin War, a civil war that ended the feudal system in Japan. To...