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Inuyama Castle

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Address: 65-2 Inuyama Kitakoken, Inuyama 484-0082, Aichi Prefecture
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小柄だけど 立派です awesome!

天守が現存するのはこの犬山城と姫路城のみということで、ぜひ訪れたかったお城です。 庭はそれほど広くなく、お堀や階段も 大きく... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

天守が現存するのはこの犬山城と姫路城のみということで、ぜひ訪れたかったお城です。 庭はそれほど広くなく、お堀や階段も 大きく 張り巡らされていません。 お土産やさんがあり、休憩所は避暑地になっていました。 お城の中へ入ると、他のお城と同じようにいくつか展示がありますが、 それほど広くないのですぐに見終わり、一番上の天守閣までもすぐでした。ぐるっと天守閣の周りを歩けるのですが、なかなか怖いです。 しかし、そこからの絶景は他のどのお城にも負けない、雄大なものでした。広くて大きな木曽川が流れ、緑鮮やかな山々のなかにかつての城下町の景色が見え。素晴らしいです。 This castle is not big, but scenery on the top is very beautiful. And the castle tower has the old history (national treasure). It's so COOL.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Inuyama Castle is the oldest in Japan, and it's donjon is also the oldest extant. To go there, remember get off at Inuyama Station (but not the Inuyama-Yuen Station), where you can find the visit information center for maps and enquiries. Also, walking from Inuyama Station, you will pass by the old town which is worthy to visit. After visiting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Although this castle is located quite far away from Nagoya town, it is definitely worth the visit. This is the original castle and not the rebuilt one. It is beautiful and genuine. Compared to Nagoya castle, this one feels so much more real. The small town nearby is a plus with very small quant shops around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A little off the beaten track for most tourists, near Nagoya. A small shopping precinct with small "quaint" stores and restaurants approaching the castle complex. We were able to get an English speaking guide who made the visit all the more interesting. One of only a handful of original castles (most others are reconstructions after fire) left in Japan making... More 

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Daegu, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was such a beautiful castle with steep staircases and beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This small castle still has all of its features from the past. You enter the castle by climbing a semi-vertical ladder. Then you reach a floor where you can see things such as paintings of previous castle owners, the model of the castle and other interesting things. Then, you climbs up to a new floor and now there are other... More 

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Kassel, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I especially love this castle with its architecture, setting and the great view which you get from the top over the Kiso-river and the city of Inuyama. It is quite dark inside and not as big as other castles you might come across, but this one is still one of my favourites! I also got the chance to visit a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

In addition to being the home of Toyota Motors, Aichi is known for traditional manufacturing and thus attracts many business travelers. Midway between Tokyo and Osaka, is Nagoya, a major location for business conferences that also attracts visitors with its castle, museum and gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you weren't impressed by Nagoya Castle with it's elevator and air conditioning, Inuyama Castle is less than an hour by train. This smaller castle has a more authentic feel to it, and is located in a quaint historic town. The steps to the viewing deck can be quite steep so wear decent footwear. From the top, you have a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Lovely walk through a short stretch of old wooden houses in Inuyama old town leading up to the entrance to the castle. Take care when you go into the castle as there are no shoes allowed and the ancient wooden stairs are shiny and steep. There are beautiful views from the top storey but the wind can howl around the... More 

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