We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shiroishi Castle

1-16 Masuokacho, Shiroishi 989-0251, Miyagi Prefecture
+81 224-24-3030
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
NIce stop

Friendly locals on hand, and we could even dress up like samurai for free :) Nice views of the... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
kevboy
,
Osaka, Japan
Awesome Castle

shiro castle is a amazing bit of history it has samurai Armour and plenty of history and when you... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
James W
,
Basildon, United Kingdom
Read all 123 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good54%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 25, 2017
“NIce stop”
May 26, 2017
“Awesome Castle”
LOCATION
1-16 Masuokacho, Shiroishi 989-0251, Miyagi Prefecture
CONTACT
Website
+81 224-24-3030
Write a ReviewReviews (123)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
Filter

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed November 25, 2017

Friendly locals on hand, and we could even dress up like samurai for free :) Nice views of the city below.

Thank kevboy
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 26, 2017

shiro castle is a amazing bit of history it has samurai Armour and plenty of history and when you reach the top you are greeted with a amazing view i loved it ^^

Thank James W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 4, 2017

If you wondered how the castles look like long (very long) time before you were born this is the place. This is not original castle, it have been rebuild but I was still very glad I visited it. It has beautiful garden around it, and...More

Thank sa7tn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Beatiful place. The castle is nice enough, but the surrounding gardens and Samurai house area are very picturesque.

Thank Greg B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 21, 2016

I categorise the destruction of Japanese castles into three waves: 1. The Wars for Unification and the edict that followed the establishment of the Tokugawa Bakufu that daimyo may keep only one castle, and therefore have only one castle per province. 2. The Meiji Restoration:...More

1  Thank ART196
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 21, 2016

Unlike many other castles, much of the layout of this castle has been kept in its original format, so it's an interesting visit. It's a small castle, and it's authentic design will make it a difficult or impossible) visit for people who have mobility issues).

Thank Marisa L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 30, 2016

Took the 35 minute train ride up from Fukushima to explore Shiroishi Castle and the neighboring historic shrines and buildings. The castle with snow on the ground is a stunning site. I didn't buy a ticket for the tour inside (300 yen), saving my yen...More

Thank Douglas W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Unlike Osaka Castle and the like, this castle was was rebuilt using the methods and materials of the original, so it is amazing to experience. It is much smaller that the other ones but it also has a great, authentic charm--not to mention NONE of...More

Thank NottyJ
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had some time to spend in Shiroishi and opted to tour this stunning castle seated a top the town hillside. Grounds and building are exquisite. Tour guides are present but not pushy. Castle is exquisite and allows for a panoramic view of the city...More

1  Thank Louise D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 20, 2013

A pretty small castle which is the only thing to see in this tiny town. The castle was built in 1995 to lure in people on their way to Sendai. What of it there is is pretty enough as castles go and if you're driving...More

1  Thank bernician
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 hotels in Shiroishi
Pacific Hotel Shiroishi
23 reviews
.50 miles away
Yakushinoyu
18 reviews
.76 miles away
Venezian Hotel Shiroishi Zao
1 review
.96 miles away
Suzukiya Ryokan
21 reviews
2.73 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Hikarian
12 reviews
.31 miles away
Seijian
12 reviews
.28 miles away
Sanzen, Shiroishi
6 reviews
.32 miles away
Nakajima JRTohoku Line Shiroishi-Ekimae
8 reviews
.23 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Samurai Housing
37 reviews
.20 miles away
Sumaru House
16 reviews
.30 miles away
Shiroishi Castle History Museum
19 reviews
.02 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shiroishi Castle staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;