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Chiba Castle Ruins

1-6-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-0856, Chiba Prefecture
+81 43-222-8231
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castle turns into museum

Now a days it is not a castle but it is turned into museum. The museum gives history about the... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
New Delhi, India
If you really have nothing better to do

If you've seen any of the original 12 castles left in Japan, than you should give this skip. If... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Tokyo, Japan
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1-6-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-0856, Chiba Prefecture
+81 43-222-8231
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Now a days it is not a castle but it is turned into museum. The museum gives history about the Chiba clan. It would be nice if all information given in English language also.

Thank surabh2k1
Reviewed 25 March 2017

If you've seen any of the original 12 castles left in Japan, than you should give this skip. If you missed them or you're stuck in Chiba city, this could be an opportunity to catch some Japanese history on your way out of Japan, or...More

1  Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Chiba Castle is modern, but the style is ancient. It was built on the site of the ancient castle erected by the clan leader Chibanosuke Tsunetane in the 12th century. There are about 4 floors of exhibits, which include several excellent suits of samurai...More

2  Thank Gary T
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This castle was very nice and really different to European castles which as a group of westerners we were used to! Free entry is also ideal for a cheaper trip, with a full museum inside you can look around! You can see mt. Fuji on...More

1  Thank Leila D
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Chiba Museum of Science and Industry. Been there yesterday. A very nice place where your family can enjoy science, learn some about the Industry revolution in Chiba and they also have a nice Planetarium. I was thinking that this place was the one listed as...More

1  Thank Claudio T
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The castle is a quick monorail ride and walk from Chiba station. The photo ops are nice, and the area is not very crowded. Inside there is a museum with samurai exhibits, samurai dressup, and a lookout up top. I enjoyed it.

1  Thank Joe L
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Nice Castle, and you can rent Edo era costume and taking picture. There is museum inside, where you can see their collections. During Sakura blooming festivals, people will sit in garden in rfont of the castle and have picnic

Thank milanapandanwangi
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Did you know that there is a castle in Chiba City? That's okay, not even Chiba knows that there is a castle in Chiba. In 1126 Chiba Tsuneshige built a castle here. However, this is not that castle. In 1455 the Chiba were defeated and...More

2  Thank ART196
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

If you are staying at Chiba city, and you want something to post on Facebook, maybe it's one of the best place for you. There's a city history museum that looks like Japanese old style castle tower. You can see some old SAMURAI pictures, real...More

Thank 219kensf
Reviewed 11 January 2015

I was a old Japanese castle located on higher ground and secluded by residential area. The castle is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Unique horseman statue at the front gate.

1  Thank Shaharum A
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