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Takashima Castle

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Address: 1-20-1 Takashima, Suwa 392-0022, Nagano Prefecture

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Nice place for a brief rest.

It's not very large, and you have to pay to go inside. Nevertheless, there's a brief history in English inside the park and at the entrance to the stairs that lead up to the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Mungyeong, South Korea
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Mungyeong, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It's not very large, and you have to pay to go inside. Nevertheless, there's a brief history in English inside the park and at the entrance to the stairs that lead up to the Castle. It was destroyed but later rebuilt by the people of Sawa. Nice place to relax a bit.

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Kamakura, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The day I went there, I saw two other people. It is prominently set 5 minutes from Lake Suwa with a partial moat and a majestic perch on an ancient stone foundation. I love castles, and this one is one of my favorites in Japan. Sure, it is not as grand as the castles in Osaka or Matsumoto (my favorite),... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Pretty, but not incredibly interesting. They rebuilt it, and turned it into a tourist place and area for families to bring their kids.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Quite small castle by Japanese standards. But unlike many castles they are not keeping just the main tower but trying to create the original idea of the place with smaller buildings, service sheds, etc. Nice for a short walk.

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Address: 1-20-1 Takashima, Suwa 392-0022, Nagano Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Nagano Prefecture  >  Suwa

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