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Kōri-Nishiyama Castle (桑折西山城 Kōri-Nishiyama-jō) is located in modern-day Koori (桑折町 Koori-machi) in Fukushima Prefecture. It was constructed by...
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Mount Ryōzen (霊山 Ryōzen) is located 20km east of Fukushima City. It is 825 metres tall and was the location of Ryōzen Temple, a centre of Buddhist...
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Narukami Castle (鳴神城 ), also known as Ōgoe Castle (大越城 ) is located in Ōgoe, Tamura Town, about 20 km east of Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture...
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Miharu Castle (三春城) is located in Miharu-machi in the Abukuma Mountains, 10km east of Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture. Being an old castle town...
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Aizuwakamatsu is a city in western Fukushima Prefecture, northern Honshū, and the most important city in the Aizu basin, with a population of...
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The history of sake-brewing in Aizu goes back to the sixteenth century when Gamō Ujisato (蒲生氏郷, 1556-1595) came into Aizu by order of Toyotomi...
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Oyakuen (御薬園) is also known as “Aizuwakamatsu’s Royal Garden“. The second Chinese character 薬 (kusuri or yaku) means “medicine” and refers to the...
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The Aizu Buke-yashiki (会津武家屋敷) are the reconstructed samurai mansions of the chief retainers of the Aizu-Matsudaira, the Saigō family. The Saigō...
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The Matsudaira Tombs (松平家廟所) are located in the southeastern part of Aizuwakamatsu, close to Higashiyama Village, on a hill not far from the Aizu...
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Mount Iimori (飯盛山 Iimoriyama) is located east of Aizuwakamatsu JR Station in the town of Aizuwakamatsu in western Fukushima. In 1868, it was the...
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Fukushima is the southernmost prefecture of the Tōhoku Region in northern Honshū and consists of three subregions: the Aizu Region (会津), or Aizu...
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