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Koriyama Castle

Address: Jonaicho, Yamatokoriyama, Nara Prefecture 639-1011, Japan
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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New York City, New York
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231 reviews 231 reviews
166 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Beautifully restored two yagura (corner turrets) and the gates over original walls. If you go to the left of the entrance around the moat there's a ramp leading to the citadel surrounded by the inner moat and impressive walls covered with vegetation. A short walk takes you to the main keep (tenshu) foundation which is off limits, but if you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

The Kōriyama Castle (郡山城) is one of those “out of the box” adventures. It’s a little out of the way, but well worth of exploring. There is not much of the castle left only the mote and a few corner stones. Inside the castle grounds are several areas where you can sit down in the grass and enjoy some food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Koriyama castle was one of the more important castles in the early Edo period, and its grounds are deceptively large. The ruins of the original keep in the middle of the castle grounds were closed to the public the last time I was there, but this is still a nice castle to visit. Its location on the hill sloping away... More 

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