The graves of Byakko-tai

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The graves of Byakko-tai (白虎隊の墓) is one of the most visited spots in Aizu-Wakamatsu. It is located in the middle of Mt. Iinuma. Byakko-tai is Samurai unit consisted of 16 to 17 years old in Boshin War in 1868. The story of Byakko-Tai is one of the biggest tragedy happened in that War. Today, there are about 2 million visitors in this place.

Tourist Info.
There is a parking and restroom.
There is a payed escalator.

0. at Aizu-Wakamatsu Castle
1. use local bus to Iinumayamashita
2. walk (5 min.)