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Address: Yokoyama, Iwakuni 740-0001, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 827295000
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Indeed, every temple in Japan has its uniqueness of each. As well as temples located in this high area. The color is typical leads to gray, white, and beautiful scenery that can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Bandung, Indonesia
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Sight-seers can either hike up the wooded mountain-side or ride in a lift to see the historic Iwakuni Castle. Nice view from the top of the mountain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Indeed, every temple in Japan has its uniqueness of each. As well as temples located in this high area. The color is typical leads to gray, white, and beautiful scenery that can be seen around the building is beautiful.

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Iwakuni, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

beautiful area to visit. you can get a better deal if you plan to see the bridge and castle it's a fair walk and you will love the soft ice-cream with so many flavors to choose from; (usually I have about 3 ice creams :) ). near the bridge is a hotel that has onsen and you can view the... More 

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Comayagua, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I stopped by with my teenage son in the morning, parking is easy, and the gondola ride up is nice. The gondola last trip up is around 4pm in case you are planning a late afternoon visit. The castle, surrounding grounds, and short walk from the gondola station are all very nice along with the weapon and armor displays. There... More 

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Iwakuni, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is what I consider a "go once" sort of place. I really enjoyed the gondola ride up to the castle, and I liked the sword and armor displays inside the castle. The view from the top was great. That being said, I probably won't make this trip again unless I'm taking guests from out of town. The price was... More 

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Thane, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Loved this place..serene pond, very polite people, i was staying in hotel from where I was able to see Iwakuni Castle in night ... Perfect place for one to settle after retirement...Beautiful Kintai Bridge adds feather to its beauty..a perfect City

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Castle was rebuilt in 1962 after 350 years of history. A short walk from ropeway station uphill to Iwakuni Castle. On the way, there was a big abandoned water well. The castle was multi-storey with display of bridge models, spears, swords, guns, amour, guitar-like musical instrument, old handwriting on rolls and periscope on top level for panoramic city view of... More 

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Iwakuni, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We took the paved hiking path up to the castle. It's nice if you can find parking back there too. We hiked in the fall when the leaves were changing and it was beautiful. This is a bit steep at times, though we made the hike with our 30# toddler in a backpack. Once at the top there is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Castle is on the very top of the mountain surrounded by trees. It's an interesting sight to see from the town. You can cross kintai Kyo bridge and take a ropeway up the mountain to see it (you can purchase a package ticket for all three). The city is beautiful to see from the observation deck of the Castle.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Perched on a hill near Kintaikyo bridge, the journey to the castle is an enjoyable ride. A short ropeway brings you up and its a nice path walking to the castle. Honestly, having visited many castles in Japan, this one does not stand out. But given the views from the hilltop, this alone makes it a worthwhile visit. Some nice... More 

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Address: Yokoyama, Iwakuni 740-0001, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 827295000
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Yamaguchi Prefecture  >  Iwakuni

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