Fukushima barrier-free tour center

Fukushima barrier-free tour center


Historic Wakamatsu Castle ruins and Tsurugajo Castle (Shiseki Wakamatsu Joshi, Tsurugajo)


Tsurugajo Castle is the symbol of Aizuwakamatsu City. Ruled by many feudal lords during the sengoku”WArring state” period and  is famous in the Boshin War in the closing days of the Tokugawa government. The castle now exhibits valuable items in the Tsurugajo Museum.


Phone  +81-242-27-4005
Address   1-1 Outemachi, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture
1-1 Outemachi, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture
Opening Hours
The castle tower 8:30AM - 5:00PM (last admission 4:30PM)
Admission Fee
【Castle tower】Adults: 410yen Junior High & Elementary School Students:150yen 
【Castle tower & Tea house】Adults: 510yen
Open 365 days


Airplane  Approx. 90 minutes by car from Fukushima Airport to the Aizuwakamatsu Interchange
Train  Taxi (10minutes) from Aizuwakamatsu Station
Car   15 minutes by car from the Aizuwakamatsu Interchange on the Banetsu Expressway
From JR Aizuwakamatsu Station catch the Haikarasan or Akabe route buses (Machinaka Shuyu Bus) and alight at the Tsurugajo Kitaguchi or Tsurugajo Sannomaruguchi bus stop. It is then a 5-minute walk.
Pets are allowed only in the castle grounds.

Accessibility Information

Disabled parking  〇
Nursing Room  ×
Foreign Language Staff  〇
Signage  English・ Chinese・ Korean・ others
Foreign Language Website  English・ Chinese・ Korean
Accepts Credit Cards  〇   Shops only

Rental Service

Wi-Fi  〇   Aizu Free Wi-Fi
There is an information desk next to the administration office and refreshment corner that has wheelchairs and walking sticks for loan.
There are also wheelchairs at the toilet building in the Nishidemaru car park that you can use to get to the castle keep.
rest area
The rest area is next to the tourist information center so you can also get information on Tsurugajo Castle.
Tea room
Tea room

Lending wheelchair in the toilet building of the parking lot of "Nishde Maru"


Parking  〇
Disabled parking  〇
Disabled parking (The Nishidemaru car park)

Disabled parking (The Kitademaru car park)
Route from Nishidomaru parking lot. It has a small slope.

Route from the Kitademaru parking lot. It has become a small slope.


Entrance Step  13steps
The castle tower building is divided into five floors with stair access only.
Entrance of the castle tower

Entrance of Japanese garden of tea room "Rinkaku"
Japanese garden with tea room "Rinikaku"

Wheelchair Accessible Toilet[1]

Toilet information  Next to the Tsurugajo cafeteria
Warm water washing toilet seat  ×
Ostomate facility  〇
Multipurpose bed  ×
Baby chair  〇
Baby seat  〇
The toilets are in a separate building next to the tourist information center. There are also general toilets.
The passageway has a handrail and tactile paving.
Multi-purpose toilets and general toilets are in a separate toilet building. The passageway has tactile paving and a handrail.


Wheelchair Accessible Toilet[2]

Toilet information   Nishidemaru car park
Baby chair  〇
Foreign language Instructions  ×
There is a area that can be used to change clothes.

Baby seat
Changing board


Special meals for dietary requirements  ×
Vegetarian meals  ×
Halal food  ×
Foreign languages menu  〇
The rest area is next to the tourist information center so you can also get information on Tsurugajo Castle.

Other Facilities[1]

Other equipment in this facility  敷地内
The paths within the grounds are mainly gravel, but there are sections of asphalt so wheelchairs can also move around with ease.

Tourist Facilities