Sazaedo, Aizuwakamatsu

Climb the double-helix staircase at Sazaedo, a uniquely realized Buddhist temple. Ascend the winding wooden steps to the top of the structure, built in the late 18th-century and reputed to bring good fortune upon pilgrims who make the ascent. Marvel at the timber construction and observe great views across the city from the top. After visiting the temple, consider seeking out the graves of the teenage "White Tiger Corps," who took their own lives at the end of the Boshin war in 1868. Sazaedo is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Aizuwakamatsu Edition.
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  • Sazaedo is one of the historical heritage of Japan in 1975 which, as architecture songpol 1796 wooden pagoda, all sides in the walk up to the wonkhai.
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  • I notice reviews of Sazaedou are mixed. Perhaps a little background history of the shrine is helpful to fully appreciate the uniqueness of Sazaedou. Bosatsu in Buddhism is a monk practicing and prepar...  more »
  • Catch-phrases as "very strange double-helical structure" of building. You are watching from a distance and not broken it slams are worried about shape, tilt. (Really a illusion I'm fine). Built in 1796, 0/1796, "6角 three-tier' towers. Is slope structure of the double helix on a separate climbing and descending passage. Once the saigoku 33 Kannon statue and enshrined inside the 33 Kannon in, Mairi only here was told to do complete Mairi. Is required 400 Yen, but well worth of the Immigration Tower. Here is officially old Masamune Temple three kaiso Hall (would clean cancong if) and Temple say it is. 16. rated countries designated by towers shaped like a turban shell height of 5 m.
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Where to stay in Aizuwakamatsu

The main urban area of Aizuwakamatsu offers a number of standard hotels, with some newly built luxury options added into the mix around the city office and the main stops of the train line. However, a greater variety of accommodations lies to the southeast of the town center, by the banks of a river. Here, a mix of modern spa hotels and traditional ryokans with Japanese-style rooms and onsite onsens benefit from the pleasant riverside scenery.
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