Aizu Samurai Residences
The residential complex of a top-ranking Aizu retainer, and other Important Cultural Assets of Fukushima
Tanomo Saigo, the residential complex of a top-ranking Edo period Aizu retainer, which is featured at this museum park. There is also a bailiff’s office that has been designated an Important Cultural Asset of Fukushima Prefecture, as well as a tea house, a rice mill, and other buildings of historical interest on the grounds. In the 38 roomed Japanese house, wax figures demonstrate how samurai families lived in the old days.
There is a shop carrying traditional Aizu craftwork and souvenir items in the main building, as well as a restaurant serving local cuisine.
You can experience hands-on activities such as painting akabeko and okiagari koboshi, or enjoy a set of quiz cards (300 yen for one set of 3) teaching about the history and culture of Aizu. If you answer them correctly, you will receive a prize.
【TEL】0242-28-2514 【Business hours】8:30-17:00(April to November)／9:00-16:30(December to March)
【Regular holiday】Open throughout the year 【Fee】Adults 850yen／High & Junior High School Students 550yen／
Elementary School Students 450yen（As of March 1, 2017）
【Access】Bus: Take the Aizuwakamatsu Town Bus (Haikara-san/ Akabe) to the Aizu bukeyashiki mae bus stop
Car: About 20 minutes from the Ban-etsu Expressway, Aizuwakamatsu IC
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