On the eastern edge of Aizu is Iimori-yama, the mountain where the White Tiger samurai killed themselves. You can take an escalator or...
Aizu Sake Brewing Museum
This museum, depicting the sake-making process, shares space with a real working brewery. You can sample the house tipple in the gift...
The towering 1965 reconstruction of Tsuruga-jō sits in sprawling grounds framed by the original moat and some ruins of the old castle...
A former bean-paste mill dating from 1834, this is an Aizu landmark. The speciality here is dengaku, bamboo skewers of tofu, mochi ...
Lonely Planet review
One of the most famous places to try the sublime wappa meshi, Takino offers several versions including salmon, crab and wild mushroom. There's a picture menu and dining is on tatami mats under polished wooden beams. Head east on Nanoko-machi-dōri and turn right at the first light; go left at the second alleyway, and you’ll see an old, ivy-covered farm house on the right – that's it.