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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Tohoku

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Historical Places in Tohoku

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    Tsuruga Castle , Aizuwakamatsu
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    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
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    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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    Hirosaki Castle , Hirosaki
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    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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    Risshaku-ji Temple , Yamagata
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    Travel to the foot of the steep hill of Hōshū-yama to see why Risshaku-ji Temple has been listed as a nationally designated Place of Scenic B
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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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