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The Best Cultural Activities in Tohoku

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Cultural Activities in Tohoku

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    Tsuruga Castle , Aizuwakamatsu
    Visit Tsuruga Castle to explore one of finest examples of traditional Japanese castles and a last refuge of the samurai. The castle suffered
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    Chuson-ji Temple , Hiraizumi-cho
    See the only 12th-century structure to survive a turbulent Japanese history in its original form at Chuson-ji Temple, a World Heritage Site.
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    Visit the historic site of Sendai Castle (Aoba Castle), an Edo-period structure destroyed in World War II. Demolished during the 1945 bombing
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    Samurai District , Semboku
    Head back into an important and iconic part of Japanese history during a walk through Samurai District, an area of town that once housed 80 s
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    Hirosaki Castle , Hirosaki
    Sitting above a sea of cherry trees, Hirosaki Castle represents a rare intact example of an authentic hirayama-style Japanese castle. First c
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