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Ruins of Oka Castel

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Address: Taketa, Taketa 878-0013, Oita Prefecture

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Rainy day didn't spoil the tranquil beauty of Oka Castle

We visited Oka Castle just after the peak of the cherry blossom, in early April. Although it was raining, this didn't stop us enjoying strolling up and around the castle grounds... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2013
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Shirakawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Very enjoyable hike and plenty to photograph. Car mapcode to car park 237153497*60. The grounds are extensive and you do wonder how did they get the stones there. We tide this in from Aso and the curtain waterfalls using Japan met service to pick the best day to head out of the Aso clouds for sunlight. Chopping and changing days... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The castle was voluntarily dismantled during the Meiji period, but the base remains of what must have been a very imposing fortification. We visited in autumn/fall when the leaves were just about to turn in colour. The walk up from the Kyushu Olle trail (a day walk ending at the castle) is steady and a lovely reveal occurs of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We visited Oka Castle just after the peak of the cherry blossom, in early April. Although it was raining, this didn't stop us enjoying strolling up and around the castle grounds, taking a circular route to return to the car park from the opposite side. The 300yen entry also included a beautiful colourful scroll, with a diagram of the castle... More 

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Address: Address: Taketa, Taketa 878-0013, Oita Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Oita Prefecture  >  Taketa

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