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Inuyama Castle

Address: 65-2 Inuyama Kitakoken, Inuyama 484-0082, Aichi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 568-61-1711
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Ranked #1 of 25 things to do in Inuyama
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Historic sites, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Castles, Historic sites, Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Hong Kong, China
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Totally worth the long journey on metro travelling there. When we get out from the Inuyama station, just 10 minutes away there is a small ancient town and a shop that displays all the old samurai and ninja culture which was absolutely fascinating. Especially love all the local foodstores and souvenir shops. The castle itself is very interesting, we learn... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was the castle I wanna go to the most when I traveled to Japan, and it's really not disappointed. I loved it, loved all of it! I walked from Inuyama station which was about 15 mins walk to the castle. On the way, there are many little shops and restaurants among local's house. It's peaceful atmosphere which made it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Visited with our one year old son. Fairly easy walk from parking area, as we drove from Nagoya. The view at the top is beautiful-and the castle grounds and castle is an impressive look at an "original." The steps inside are really more of a ladder, so if you have mobility issues (or a one year old in an Ergo)... More 

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manila
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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

An authentic castle in Japan, all original, with wooden floors and steep stairs that allow you a wonderful view of the Kiso river. When I was there it was snowing and the trees at the castle ground still have their autumn colors, very pretty site indeed . Best castle viewing experience in Japan, on display are some original samurai armor... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I went on the day it happened to be closed. When it is closed you are not able to get past the outer gate so not only do you miss going into the castle building, you also miss the inner castle grounds. This means that you cannot even get a good close-up view of the outside of the building and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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68 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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11 reviews 11 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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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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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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