Aizu-Wakamatsu (会津若松) is a castle town with a long samurai tradition. Located 100 kilometers west of the Fukushima nuclear power plants, the Aizu region was fortunate to receive only a small amount of radioactive fallout, and radiation levels have not changed much from pre-accident levels.
Site of suicide by a group of young soldiers.
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The Power of Water - Hot springs and sake in rural Japan
Visit the world's best sake breweries and experience for yourself Japan's nature, traditional crafts and ancient history in this wonderful tour. 50% off for the first five!