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Shiroishi Castle

1-16 Masuokacho, Shiroishi, Miyagi Prefecture 989-0251, Japan
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Ranked #1 of 10 attractions in Shiroishi
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Castles
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

A pretty small castle which is the only thing to see in this tiny town. The castle was built in 1995 to lure in people on their way to Sendai. What of it there is is pretty enough as castles go and if you're driving then it might be worth stopping off for a quick look but its not really... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

This re-built castle is well worth a visit if you happen to be in Shiroishi. It is currently under repair but is still quite awesome just from the grounds. The history of the area is rich and embodied well at this castle.

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59 reviews 59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

This sleepy little town whose only attraction at the moment is their newly reconstructed Shiroishi Castle. It is just 15 minutes walk from JR Shiroishi Station. There is no museum in the castle, unlike other reconstructed ones. Just a pure, no gimmicks Japanese Jo, wood and white plaster. I went on 22 Apr 2012, the castle did not escape the... More

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