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Ruins of Matsusaka Castle (Matsusaka Park)

1539 Tonomachi, Matsusaka 515-0073, Mie Prefecture
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It's a ruin but so nice to wander without the crowds

Over the years, having done many of the popular castles jammed with local and overseas tourists, it... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
GlobeTrotters4001
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Brisbane, Australia
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Enjoyable for Lovers of Japanese Old Castles

Visiting ruins of Japanese castle brings me the images how Samurai people were in the castle. There... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
Tokugawa_Ieyasu
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Fujieda, Japan
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1539 Tonomachi, Matsusaka 515-0073, Mie Prefecture
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Over the years, having done many of the popular castles jammed with local and overseas tourists, it was nice to walk amongst the great stone walls and parapets of this castle ruin and wonder at what was once a massive castle. Being autumn the colours...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Visiting ruins of Japanese castle brings me the images how Samurai people were in the castle. There are no old buildings at the ruins of Matsusaka Castle. However, you may imagine how the appearance of the castle was from the layouts. There are a lot...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, u can see MATSUSAKA city on the top of the castle..and its so nice w/ ur love ones to picnic and taken a photo..😊📸

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Although there is no actual building left standing of this former Edo period castle, the walls and the grounds still remain. On a clear day, you can see the ocean on one side and mountains on the other. The best times to visit are during...More

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Reviewed November 13, 2016

A great ruin, Matsusaka Castle’s ishigaki (stone walls) ensconce many baileys and reach impressive heights. Though structures are almost all gone, the site is still worth visiting to see these mighty ruins. History: Matsusakajō was built by Gamō Ujisato in 1588 when he decided to...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

We Japanese associate the name of Matsuzaka with Matsuzaka beef. On the other hand, most of us don't even know there used to be a castle in Matsuzaka. Unfortunately the castle itself was toppled by typhoon, so all that was left was stone walls. I...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2015

We drove around the ruins and finally found the only public carpark nearby. It was packed and waited a while to get a lot. Eventually found out that this carpark mainly serves the hospital next door which explained it being so full. Unfortunately, the ruins...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

【Matsusaka beef is not enough】 Between Kansai International Airport and Central Japan International Airport, Mie Prefecture is located in the middle of Japan. it is the eastern block of the Kii Peninsula. east and west of the Peninsula are linked by railway and national highway....More

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