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Kakegawa Castle

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Delicious and strange

Great food and beautiful venue. Tea picking is wholesale sexist but, Im pretty sure thats the... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2017
Phuket, Thailand
castle roaming

beautiful location and way less busy then most of the main tourist attractions. definitely one of... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2017
Donald M
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Oct 8, 2017
“Should hv much easily readable signboard ”
Jul 2, 2017
“A hidden Gem on the Tokkaido Line”
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1138-24 Kakegawa, Kakegawa 436-0079, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 537-22-1146
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Castle itself is not big and easily walk to top It takes only one minutes walk from the bottom of castle. Shogun Iinaotra had lived that castle. But at entrance signboard is just wetting his stay over there. It should show more how she stays,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kazutami M
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Kakegawa Castle is one of the lesser know castles in Japan but packed with historical relevance and immaculately kept. A visit to the castle, lords manor house / 400 year old council building, tea ceremony room and Samurai armor shop is half a day well...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank charleso1358
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Great food and beautiful venue. Tea picking is wholesale sexist but, Im pretty sure thats the point. Great experience over all.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank J5054RObrett
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Lovely castle in Kakegawa - complete with moat, secret floors, weaponry and views! The day we visited there were also a large number of Ninja's on patrol around the castle grounds which made for excellent photos and really good fun!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Claire J
Reviewed June 19, 2017

beautiful location and way less busy then most of the main tourist attractions. definitely one of the best things to do in this area. great educational experience too and quite relaxing..... watch out for those ninjas though

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Donald M
Reviewed June 19, 2017

We enjoyed a lovely morning walk and visit to the Kakegawa Castle. The canal leading to the castle is lined with beautiful multi-colored lilies, which was a nice warmup to the visit. We were greeted by ninjas and samurais and had the opportunity to take...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank cporeca25
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Kakegawa Castle is well with a visit. Beautiful and made completely from wood it is in a lovely setting and provides a good view of the town. My favourite was the palace. So relaxing with the Tatami mats and the gardens! Recommend as a great...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Lisa P
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed inside the castle and the views from the top. If the weather is good you can see Mt. Fuji too. The grounds around the outside are great too. Visiting the "lords house" in the outside grounds was awesome too because our friends got...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Casey G
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Japanese castles are so interesting, even when you don't know all that much about the history. The gardens here are lovely, too.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank snowy_and_sunny
Reviewed October 10, 2016

I was only able to visit the garden of the castle because I arrived after the opening hours so i can't tell anything about the inside but the outside is really nice, the castle and garden looks really nive in sunset. There is also a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Viola N
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