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Ruins of Azuchi Castle

Shimotoira, Omihachiman, Shiga Prefecture 521-1311, Japan
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Ranked #2 of 28 Attractions in Omihachiman
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

There are so many rebuilt castle keeps in Japan, but the keep of this castle has not been rebuilt, although the castle was originally built by one of the most famous warlords of Japan. Actually, the fact attracts many Japanese castle maniacs. If you have been to some Japanese castles and tired of ferroconcrete castle keeps, this one may be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Nobunaga Oda is the politician most famous for Japan. His castle serves as ruins now. It can travel during 17:00 at night from 9:00 in the morning. The Iriyama charge of 500 yen. The cane is lent out to the entrance. Bad long stone stairs of a scaffold. Mental attitude which climbs a mountain is required. The view from the... More

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