White Tigers Memorial Hall
This is a superb reconstruction of the yashiki (villa) of Saigō Tanomo, the Aizu clan’s chief retainer. Wander through the 38 rooms,...
On the eastern edge of Aizu is Iimori-yama, the mountain where the White Tiger samurai killed themselves. You can take an escalator or...
One of the most famous places to try the sublime wappa meshi, Takino offers several versions including salmon, crab and wild mushroom....
Sazae-dō, an 18th-century hexagonal hall, contains 33 statues of Kannon, the Buddhist goddess of mercy. It also has a fabulous spiral staircase that, Escher-esque, allows you to walk up and down without retracing your steps.