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45 Momoyamacho-Okura, Fushimi, Kyoto 612-0853, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

We walked from Momoyama JR station up the hill and through a new path in the middle of the forest for about 15 minutes to this sensational looking castle. There was only a few people about and this was in Golden week. The colours are...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

Difficult to rate from the outside with crowds of tourists milling around. At first glance, it's a modern concrete reconstruction of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's Momoyama castle. Hideyoshi was born poor so when he became Shogun, he just wanted to be surrounded by gold. A replica of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank petertaylor57
Reviewed October 22, 2018

every tourist (local or not) will come to here if they are in Kyoto, this place so amazing, great, and spirit... you must be there

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dian k
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

So many historical buildings to enjoy and this site was no exception. The site is not really disability friendly but if one is up to a little walking this is certainly worth visiting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PSiemens
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Its very big castle and it looks beautiful during Skura. I'd say that you should get there by 8:30-9 to avoid getting in the tourist queue which is the main downside. Main downside is that the interior of palace is stripped clean so when you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rajeshwar B
Reviewed February 25, 2018

I came to Fushimi Momoyama Castle for the splendid view, it makes for a spectacle. There's no entry, so there's lot to do per se, but it's so peaceful and there's nothing in the way of crowds. Getting there from the station wasn't too much...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank donutsam
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Fushimi Momoyama Castle is closed to public, and the visitors can only take a look from outside. Although the building itself is not the original, it recalls the glory of the past time. The mausoleum of the emperor Kanmu is nearby. You can visit it...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank kimitakas
Reviewed December 13, 2016

I traveled to japan off season in January and while i was here there was literally no one else there. No entrance fees, no tourists... just me and the castle, so i walked around, had a nice relax and after went by long walk through...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank TomanR
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We went to this castle the same day we went to Fushimi Inari and the sake district, and we absolutely loved this place, it was one of our favorites on the whole trip. It's not the type of place you can walk through the castle...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mcp49
Reviewed May 20, 2016

My father found this castle in his guidebook, which was apparently published just months after the park was closed in 2003. His book showed photos of a bustling, vibrant park, but when we got there, it was mostly empty. There was a Japanese family there...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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