Aizuwakamatsu

Help Rebuild Fukushima by Visiting These Great Places in the Prefecture

Fukushima became known worldwide following the harrowing events of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Previously, Fukushima was a well-known tourist destination within Japan, only around 2 hours away from Tokyo, but was not as well visited by international tourists. Thanks to the coverage following the earthquake and tsunami, many people still think that five…

Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima: A Beautiful Historic Castle Town

Aizuwakamatsu is one of the beautiful cities located in Fukushima Prefecture. It is an inland valley with heavy snowfall during winter. As a historical place, it was considered to be a castle town during the Edo Period owing to so many old merchant houses and stone houses which stand alongside modern buildings. If you are…