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Kochi Castle: Tours & Tickets

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Constructed in the 1600s, this castle was originally named Otakasaka after the hill on which it resides. Built to defend the city below, the structure was partially damaged by a fire in the early 1700s but never faced a formal attack.
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1-2-1 Marunouchi, Kochi 780-0850, Kochi Prefecture
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The castle is very different. You must be in excellent condition to climb all the stairs! Once inside, you will be climbing even steeper stairs! The interior is all wooden. Great views of the city! Lovely shopping nearby and close to the cruise port. I liked the extra exersize
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This castle is stunning, and I am sorry we aren't going to see the TeamLab installation on right now! But if you have a disability you are going to struggle to see this castle up close. There are many steps and the gradient is quite steep. You can get fantastic photos from the
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1. The Castle is best observed from the outside. 2. The walk up - is quite frankly scary with irregular and steep steps. Compound that with the 'shoes off' mindset, can make the wooden steps slippery. 3. The view - if you make it to the top, is okay. Not really sure if it is
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If you have the time, do visit. Actually, you may take the tram service from Kochi station or Dentetsu Terminal building and then get off at Ohasi Dori station, and you can then walk to KOchi castle and Hirome market. I did that. DO spend some time walking around the park
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To say Kochi Castle is "Majestic" is aa gross understatement. The architecture, especially given the time period in which it was built and existed, is as much a marvel as anything in Egypt or Greece. And to think of the events that occurred here! This is a must-see! We were
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