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Inuyama Castle

65-2 Inuyama Kitakoken, Inuyama, Aichi Prefecture 484-0082, Japan
+81 568-61-1711
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Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Inuyama
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Quaint little castle with beautiful views of the city from the top tower. Discount on admission fees if you purchase the ticket that covers Meiji Mura as well.

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Kajang , Selangor, Malaysia
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67 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

It was pretty far for us to walk from Inuyamayuen station but you can enjoy the Kiso river view which is so nice. Prepare yourself as you need to climb up 5 stiff staircase to go up the top floor. Standing at the balcony make you enjoy the whole Inuyama City view which are breathtaking. I really like this castle... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If you head to Inuyama I would suggest you check out this castle. It is well preserved and has the best view from the top.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Amazingly well preserved castle. It also includes an exhibition of an assortment of historical items in its grounds. You also get free entrance to the two museums down the street from Inuyama castle, which I think is good value. The view from the top is breathtaking. You get to see the Kiso river, and mountains surrounding the area, as well... More 

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The castle sits on the hillside above the Japanese "Rhine" river (The Kiso River). At the time of my visit there was no access to the castle permitted but the impressive structure and information about the Warlord and battles fought there gave it a life.

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60 attraction reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Smaller castle than Nagoya's but worth visiting by all means, nice city, amazing atmosphere and you will love each step in this beautiful small city. Make sure you spend at least 8 hours in it if you can, its not a big city but if you love photography and attraction exploring you might spend around 8 hours in it

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Fussa, Japan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had our own vehicle, so was fairly easy to get to with GPS. Once there, parking was 500 yen. Admission was very reasonable at 500 yen for adults and 100 yen for children. A huge bonus, and greatly appreciated was the free English tour. The views were wonderful and the ability to walk around on the top floor was... More 

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Kurashiki, Japan
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32 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is one of Japan's 12 remaining original castles. :-) Nagoya Castle is great, especially since it is air-conditioned and bigger, but you can't beat the charm of an original castle. In fact, everyone I know who has been to both castles all like Inuyama Castle better. The many souvenirs are in shops outside the castle and of course, there... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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164 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We were shown around as part of he volunteer service. They offer free English speaking guides. This made the visit much better because there is limited information inside the castle. One of the 4 castles designated a national treasure, it is perched on a hill with the Kiso river running by. He castle looks lively glistening in the sun but... More 

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Singapore
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161 reviews 161 reviews
82 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Charming original castle with a rich history. Perched up the hill, it's got a great view all around. And because its perched up on the hill, there is quite a bit of climbing to do. Folks with weak/ bad knees may want to take note. The streets that leads to the castle has interesting shops - mostly mom and pop... More 

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