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Inuyama Castle

65-2 Inuyama Kitakoken, Inuyama 484-0082, Aichi Prefecture
+81 568-61-1711
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One of the oldest Japanese castle

I am not a fan of castle but my friend is. We went to Inuyama Castle and it was one of the oldest... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Quack H
The oldest castle in Japan.

The castle is very small on a hill.It is made of wood.Before the journey,I read some articles about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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65-2 Inuyama Kitakoken, Inuyama 484-0082, Aichi Prefecture
+81 568-61-1711
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a fan of castle but my friend is. We went to Inuyama Castle and it was one of the oldest castle in Japan. Recommended.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is very small on a hill.It is made of wood.Before the journey,I read some articles about the castle.It is easier for me to understand what it is.The castle is quite close to Nagoya.It takes 40 mins to get there by train.The entry fee...More

Thank lisaselencer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are fun of visiting castle in different countries, this may add to your collection one of the places that can be cherished but for sure its not one of the best.

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

It is very special and memorable visit to this place as I visited with my research professor. It was amazing to be there and get feel of Japanese culture and history. This castle is one of the greatest castles in Japan and has historic importance....More

Thank dipu3139
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few original castles standing in Japan...not a lot to see inside the castle but the views from the top is worth the visit...

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a place worth visiting but it is a bit away from town. It's about 40mins away from Nagoya train station. If the weather is nice, the walk from the train station to the castle is absolutely lovely. Once you get up to the...More

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 22 April 2017

There are 12 main castles to visit in Japan and this is one of the best in terms of authenticity. This has the oldest "tenshukaku" which is the top part of castle and has a long and interesting history. Located at the top of hill...More

1  Thank Hiro H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

One of the oldest original castles and one of only 12 castles still remaining from Japan's warring period. The main castle tower is the oldest in existence in Japan with authentic wood structure as opposed to concrete form of most modern reconstructed castles in Japan,...More

Thank Soo K
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The view, the castle, the history, the shrines, the onsen hotel next to it, and the direct connections to / from Nagoya, Gifu and the airport -- definitely a must-go.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 7 January 2017

A pleasant walk along the river (under blossoming sakura as a bonus!), a short visit to Haritsuna Shrine, a long visit to the castle, a short visit to Sanko Inari Shrine equals a very full day. Inyama castle is a tidy little place. There were...More

Thank hfot2
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