Magomejuku

  Kiso Kaido   The hum of people walking on cobble stone streets, families, elderly couples, students, lovers, tour groups, and overseas tourists dies down in Shukuba-machi after 5:00pm. It’s as if the buzz in town from the earlier in the day is now a dream. Stores selling trinkets, souvenirs, …

Sazaedo

The mysterious hexagonal temple Aizuwakamatsu-shi, in Fukushima. Halfway up the mountain (Mount Iimori 飯盛山), where the Byakkotai(白虎隊) sleeps, there lies a temple by the name of Entsu sansodo.   It is a building with a peculiar exterior that makes the whole structure appear crooked. The mysterious building’s resemblance to a …

Ouchijuku

Old post station in South Aizu, Fukushima Click to view Ouchijuku and its surroundings in full-screen Japan web magazine’s recommend   Ouchijuku DATA Where: Oaza, Ouchi, Shimogomachi, Minamiaizugun, FUkushima Prefecture How to get there:by train: 45 minutes from Aizuwakamatsu by JR Aizu Tadamisen, get off at Yunokami Onsen Station. Or four …

Iwami Ginzan

Iwami Ginzan Ryugenji Mabu Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine View Iwami Ginzan in Full screen Iwami Ginzan and Omori town Components the mining area of Ginzan Sakunouchi (銀山柵内) the Daikansho site Yataki Castle site (矢滝城跡) Yahazu Castle site (矢筈城跡) Iwami Castle site (石見城跡) the mining settlement of Ōmori Ginzan (大森銀山) the …