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Address: 106 Uenomarunouchi, Iga 518-0873, Mie Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 595-21-3148
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9:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:45 pm

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Nice castle at ninja town

Iga castle is nice. It is a small castle, reconstructed and really close to the ninja attractions at Iga-Ueno city. Everything in Iga is at walking distance, so you have the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
Raul C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If u have extra days in osaka may try to visit this castle along with ninja musuem. Train going to Iga is not as frequent. Average an hour. Nothing very much there if you have gone to other castles in osaka.

Thank Lawrence L
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52 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Iga castle is nice. It is a small castle, reconstructed and really close to the ninja attractions at Iga-Ueno city. Everything in Iga is at walking distance, so you have the chance to see everything the town has to offer in one day.

Thank Raul C
Singapore, Singapore
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73 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The looks its amazing, but I'm disappointed with the castle. It's just a museum with weapons and amours inside the castle, nothing much about the castle. If you're into weapons and amours, then enter, if not, just get the photo outside the castle.

Thank Desapro
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Perched high up on the hill it's well worth the trip up the stairs to go and see this amazing (rebuilt) castle. Has a pretty good view of the little town and some amazing ninja and samurai artifacts too. Great location with some scenic spots to take photos around it.

1 Thank Michael E
Hveragerdi, Iceland
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I visited the castle in April, when the park surrounding it was full of blooming cherry trees. It simply couldn't get better. I was equally impressed by moats surrounding the castle and the view from it. Beautiful and interesting place to visit.

Thank Maria Anna M
Frankfurt, Germany
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It is a beautiful, small castle, but all displays are in Japanese. We liked the visit because it was a small town in Japan, just for the experience, but I would not go so far as to recommend it, it is quite an effort to get there.

1 Thank Petrus111
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

On the evening of May 4th, I went to the Iga-Ueno castle. Although it was cloudy, I didn't feel cold wearing a short-sleeve shirts. The castle is located in the center of Iga city, which is famous for Japanese professional spies " ninjas". Many people enjoyed dressing in ninja costumes. There are some shops around the castle where you can... More 

1 Thank bedouin120
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205 reviews
114 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

A pretty castle perched up High in the middle of Ueno Park. The interior is now a museum exhibiting ninja and samurai relics/items. It's a cool place to visit together with the Iga Ueno ninja house just a stone's throw away. Definitely a highlight for our 'templed out' family.

2 Thank hunnybunx
New York City, New York
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486 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I don't really understand why would anyone consider the walls and moats of the castle as a separate object but they are well preserved although heavily covered by vegetation.

Thank Ron S
United States
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694 reviews
399 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Well, if you have friends in Iga-Ueno it makes the history a lot better. From generation to generation people owned their land and houses and like to share. And even if we had doubt about the Ninja we got the story and the history with the reconstructed castle *** An individual tickets for Ueno Castle is Y500 , for the... More 

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