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Great for a walk around

The castle ruins aren't super impressive by itself compared to a lot of other castle ruins in... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Thomas P
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Scenery from the Sannomaru is beautiful.

There remains most of the stone walls,and some of the Yagura(watch tower)had restored. This castle... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
RabbitMan41
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Feb 5, 2018
“Great for a walk around”
Jan 3, 2018
“Scenery from the Sannomaru is beautiful.”
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Fumotomachi, Hitoyoshi 868-0051, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

The castle ruins aren't super impressive by itself compared to a lot of other castle ruins in Japan. But it's nice nonetheless. It's free entree and free parking. It's nice for a walk around on a sunny day. The top of the ruins give a...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

There remains most of the stone walls,and some of the Yagura(watch tower)had restored. This castle was built in 1198 by an authority of this region.It is registered as one of the beautiful castle in Japanese 100 castles. Using a natural river as a moat is...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2015

The Castle was located by the river bank of Kuma river. It was the home of Sagara clan for about 700 years. Needed to walk uphill to reach the castle ruins, in fact, only the remains of walls were left. Not much to see.

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