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Address: 2-3-1 Marunouchi, Okayama 700-0823, Okayama Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 86-225-2096
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a black castle!

trained and friendly personnel will welcome you here. a surprising view on the facing garden from the top. you can use lift.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful sight, as you approach there is a moat surrounding the castle, the building itself was destroyed in the war and was rebuilt in 1966. They have done an incredible job with the reconstruction, inside there are interesting artefacts from the time of the feudal lords inhabitance. Highly recommended.

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Bergamo, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

trained and friendly personnel will welcome you here. a surprising view on the facing garden from the top. you can use lift.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately we only had time to look at the Castle from the outside, but enjoyed the contrast to Himeji Castle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Okayama Castle was my favourite castle. Start in the Koruken Garden and end in the highest point of the castle. Seeing the structure was cool.

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Okayama, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Okayama castle is worth a visit if you are in the area, especially as it is so close to the renowned Korakuen garden. (It actually looks as though it is IN the garden when viewed from the paths there). Paying the entrance fee is worth it just for the views from the top of the reconstructed, ferro-concrete structure. The chance... More 

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Privas, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

An amazing view while walking from the bridge, really worth to visit it from outside as reviews suggest do not to enter.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Whilst there is by no means anything wrong with Okayama castle, it doesn't compare to the world heritage site and national treasure, Himeji Castle which is only a short train ride away, even by local train. Its grounds are not overly large but there good examples of stone walls and construction representative of Japanese construction and architecture. The inside is... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I did jot visit the museum inside due to the reviews, but outside is gorgeous,although is not original!

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Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Looked great from the outside but I was a little bit dissapointed with the displays inside. Also when we visited there was a fair on outside the castle which for us removed some of the atmosphere of the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

At first, you will think that it is very pricy to enter the castle, which at first sight will not appear worthwhile. However, there is a corner where you can put on traditional style samurai clothing for men and kimono style for woman where the lady then takes your picture in a decorated corner on tatami mats. And the best... More 

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