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Uedajo Castle

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Great for Autumn leaves!

We came as a day trip from Tokyo to see the Autumn leaves. The park didn't disappoint as all the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elwood, Australia
Easy half-day day trip from Nagano for sakura

Ueda is a short train ride from Nagano; much of the ride is in a very long tunnel. As you approach... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about 3 hours going through the grounds and it was awesome. Many kinds of beautiful trees. It was free.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 117clydeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came as a day trip from Tokyo to see the Autumn leaves. The park didn't disappoint as all the leaves were in peak colour. It was also Cultural day and there was a festival going on with people dressed up as Shoguns. During the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TheHappyWanderingone
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Ueda is a short train ride from Nagano; much of the ride is in a very long tunnel. As you approach the station you can see the castle from the window It’s not a terribly long walk from the station to the castle grounds, perhaps...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank hfot2
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I enjoyed the view of the city from the park. The walk around was nice. I had to see it after seeing the NHK Taiga Drama series on the Sanada Clan.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DYA717
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit as this is a very strategic castle. Lots to see and a good museum. Not much English but a very informative flyer.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Angie_travel888
Reviewed July 10, 2017

I am pleased to visit this place. This place is closed to the Ueda Station, but bus service also available. Inside the castle, there is a nice and green park.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Maruf_Haque_Khan
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Its a easy walk from the station its a interesting castle the staff a friendly and helpful, take your time and enjoy lots of places to eat around the area as well .

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank stephen t
Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

21 minutes from Komoro or 45 minutes from Shinano Karuizawa Station towards Nagano Station plus a 10-minute walk from Oshiro Exit (walk left past the bus stops, follow the sign to the left, go down to the end of the road then make a right,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank redeyeblues
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This castle was nowhere to be found. It was just an empty lot with a marker that states it used to be where the castle was. The castle towers and gates are still in place

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Joseph L
Reviewed February 29, 2016

First of all, I'd like to ask you to know what to see at ruins of Japanese castles. Many people might consider that Japanese castle is the building of Tenshukaku (castle tower) that was the symbol of those castle after Nobunaga Oda era. However, there...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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June 27, 2017|
Response from everlong1 |
It is not walking distant from Ueda castle, take a taxi. you will need to walk about 30 min from Shinano-kokubunji station if you take a train. It is located at the entrance of Komaki castle trail.