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Sasayama Castle Old SIte

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The Lost History of Japan

As historical as Japan is, rivalling Europe, there is very little left of the history of Japan to... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
Christopher B
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London, United Kingdom
A HIstoric Site with Beautiful Cherry Blossoms in and around the site.

I had the chance to visit the castle ruins just when the cherry trees were in full bloom. There... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2019
Roving804130
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Apr 9, 2019
“A HIstoric Site with Beautiful Cherry Blossoms in and around the site.”
Jul 13, 2016
“The Lost History of Japan”
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

I had the chance to visit the castle ruins just when the cherry trees were in full bloom. There were dozens of cherry trees on the site and literarily hundreds more around it. The cherry blossoms were just absolutely stunning. There were also a dozen...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed July 13, 2016

As historical as Japan is, rivalling Europe, there is very little left of the history of Japan to explore. The fact that this castle (dating from 1609) is in ruins and is still a prominent tourist attraction in Sasayama illustrates the point. There isn't much...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Christopher B
Reviewed December 25, 2013

Sasayama castle is long gone, though the walls remain. There is an informative little centre on the site of where the castle was, with a short, English subbed video outlining its place in history. Some of the other displays would be more interesting if they...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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Reviewed December 21, 2013

There are a collection of old castles around Japan. Though this is not the most popular, for a person interested in Japanese history this is a good taster. You can take a pleasant stroll and enjoy the view and also look for the hidden masonic...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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