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Aizuwakamatsu Fukushima

Aizuwakamatsu

Samurai history in beautiful surroundings. Don't forget to indulge in some sake on the way.

Iga Ueno Castle in Mie, Japan.

Iga Ueno Castle

A white-walled castle located in the hometown of the ninja.

Echizen Ono Castle in Fukui, Japan.

Echizen Ono Castle

Fukui's real-life "Castle in the Sky."

Koriyama Castle in Nara, Japan.

Koriyama Castle

Romance comes alive.

Kumamoto Castle

Kumamoto's heart.

Kumamoto, Japan at Kumamoto Castle.

Kumamoto City

Get ready to climb outside your comfort zone.

Mount Fuji in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.

The 23 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Japan

Godlike mountains, remote islands, and ancient castles are among Japan’s World Heritage Sites. While you may never have heard of a UNESCO World Heritage Site before visiting Japan, the distinction is a...

Oshi Castle

Check out samurai re-enactments at this “Flying Castle” just a day trip away from Tokyo.

Hikone Castle

Tradition and gumption.

Uwajima Castle

Uwajima

Home to one of Japan's original castles.

Obi Castle in Kyushu

Obi Castle Town

Kysuhu's little Kyoto has a big history.