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Tsuruga-jo. Plenty of history here in Aizu-Wakamatsu about the end of the feudal era. Almost so much it’s too long to write here.

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From the Castle, you can see past the white pole that bisects the area of the mountain (called ‘Iimoriyama’)
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From the mountain, the place on the mountain where young boys (samurai) who killed themselves when they saw the castle on fire/being attacked.

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20140706-070322-25402124.jpgThese are the headstones for the boys who lost their lives that day.

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