Aizu Wakamatsu

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Aizu-Wakamatsu (Îᏼ) 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.

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Last updated: February 27, 2015
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