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Tsuruga Castle

1-1 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu 965-0873, Fukushima Prefecture
+81 242-27-4005
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Excellent for history and castle lovers.

Very good example of a reconstructed castle from the Japanese fuedal period. Lots of history and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bracken D
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A great and beautiful castle in Aizu

It was the first time for me to Aizu, Fukushima. Visited from Niigata side via high way and it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oldbazzar
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Tokyo, Japan
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1-1 Otemachi, Aizuwakamatsu 965-0873, Fukushima Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good example of a reconstructed castle from the Japanese fuedal period. Lots of history and lovely surroundings and don't miss the tea ceremony area for a refreshing cup and a sweet. You need a car or bus tour to get there but if you...More

Thank Bracken D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was the first time for me to Aizu, Fukushima. Visited from Niigata side via high way and it was for 90 mins. Aizu area is well known for Byakko(white tiger)-tai(team/squad), a samurai group. Aizu has a lot of traditional Japanese houses and some areas...More

Thank Oldbazzar
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Dramatic castle reconstructed in the 1960's which has great exhibits in Japanese and English describing the details of the last of the samurai resisting the transfer of power to the Meiji government and emperor. Well presented and understandable. Worth a visit if you are in...More

Thank Cal_Travel_Lover
Reviewed 18 May 2017

this is a must visit if you are really interested in the history of the rulers of Japan. The exhibits span over many centuries and there is sufficient info in english language.

Thank janwsr
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a castle just like the others. In April it can be very cold inside too. If you are on a day trip you can drop your luggage in the coin locker at the station.

Thank elinast2016
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Extremely lucky to have seen the castle's Cherry Blossom trees in full bloom. A beautiful reconstruction of the castle. It's best to take the bus loop and then walk to the castle, specially when it's crowded.

Thank rodsol28
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Luckily, we visit the most beautiful day with fabulous sakura. Very Beautiful. We take a lot of photos like postcard. It is really cool.

Thank Aldous A
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The castle was beautiful! All of the Cherry Blossoms were in full bloom. We couldn't have come at a better time.

Thank dlsalse
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Personally I find this castle quite small compared to some others I have been but I was rather impressed that they have English subs in their short video clips and exhibits which was very helpful for me to understand the history of this castle. When...More

Thank Joni H
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The castle was very interesting with a lot of information on the displays in English as well as Japanese. As you walk up the various levels to the top of the castle you see an interesting history of the Aizu area and learn about their...More

Thank siefs
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