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Fukuyama Castle

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Right next to Fukuyama station

Located right next to the station is perfect for quick visiting by foot. the castle ground are very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matan K
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Jerusalem, Israel
Not so exciting

This castle was built and used after war-time period as an administrative purpose (not in a... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
HiroH_13
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Sydney, Australia
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1-8 Marunochi, Fukuyama 720-0061, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right next to the station is perfect for quick visiting by foot. the castle ground are very nice and the garden next to it is small but magical.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Matan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fukuyama-Shi Castle is the best Castle in not only Hiroshima prefecture but in the whole of Nippon! We went as a family and absolutely loved it! The view from the top is beyond mesmerising- it’s so hypnotic that you feel euphoric in its splendour. Also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MattTheChilliKing
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

This castle was built and used after war-time period as an administrative purpose (not in a battle). And just like many castles in Japan it was destroyed and rebuild as a cultural symbol later on. So you might not feel much excitement compared with other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HiroH_13
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Museum is fairly dated but the exhibits are timeless. Armour, firearms,swords,saddles,all give insight into Samurai Culture. No interpretation of exhibits in english though which made the experience a little frustrating. Lots of stairs as you move over 5 floors to finish with a great view...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 380lachieg
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a lovely castle with great grounds that the locate residents use on a daily bases. The flowers in the grounds are great which are very well kept.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian F
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This castle is literally right outside the station, no more than two blocks away and clearly visible. Small, but still nice. We didn't go inside, but there are countless museums, statues, and small shrines to see in the immediate area if you're looking to kill...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JulianaAloisa
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

When on monday and did not open. But can snap all angle cause no people. Only few uncle come to jogging in the evening.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank xiaojie00
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This Castle is about 200m from the Fukuyama Station. The facade looks similar to other Japanese castles but smaller in size. Normal entrance fee is Y200. If there is an exhibition, the fee will go up to Y500! There was an special exhibit and we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Machigoh
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Like Okayama castle, Fukuyama doesn't hold a candle to Himeji but if judged on its own is still a nice reconstruction that allows us to get a clear image of how the original must have been. The interior is also a museum with ancient artifacts,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank moken1
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Our first stop here in Hiroshima. Have to change local train to Onomichi so just alight to visit the Castle, conveniently just opposite the train station! Famed for being one of the 100 most renowned castles in Japan it is a small castle with 4...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JimmySumKahWai
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