On the eastern edge of Aizu is Iimori-yama, the mountain where the White Tiger samurai killed themselves. You can take an escalator...
The towering 1965 reconstruction of Tsuruga-jō sits in sprawling grounds framed by the original moat and some ruins of the old castle...
White Tigers Memorial Hall
At the foot of Iimori-yama, the White Tigers Memorial Hall tells the story of the dramatic suicides and houses the departed samurai's...
One of the most famous places to try the sublime wappa meshi, Takino offers several versions including salmon, crab and wild mushroom....
1-1-25 Ōmachi · interesting places nearby
A former bean-paste mill dating from 1834, this is an Aizu landmark. The specialty here is dengaku, bamboo skewers of tofu, mochi (pounded rice cake) or vegetables basted in sweet miso paste and baked over charcoal. Just point at what you want, or go for the dengaku cōsu (tasting course; ¥1150 for seven skewers).