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Nagoya Castle Hommarugoten

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1-1 Hommaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0031, Aichi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is under construction so you cannot go inside. Much of the garden area was blocked off as well. The “palace” was open, take your shoes off, but not much to see inside except for the dramatic wall murals.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rxshana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whie disappointed with the castle being reconstructed, this was a worthwhile visit for my distinguesed guests. Amazingly elaborate and delicate workmanship you will surely find. Be advised to pay some attention at the vocal notes before you enter. One of my guests was loudly rebuked...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

We were not planning on coming to the Nagoya Castle due to lack of time since it was just a short port day on a cruise. We made it here and enjoyed our tour of the Hommaru Palace inside the castle, the only building that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

The architecture amazes me. From Something as simple as squares, the builders were able to create such amazing architecture using the interplay of dark and light, narrow and wide, low and high ceiling, openness and close - all very important architectural expression even in modern...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

A nice place to visit. The Hommarugoten had many beautiful drawings and artwork. It provided information about the life of Japanese shogun.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

A must visit when going to Nagoya Castle, excellent examples of culture in the past and very well preserved. Ancient Japan at its best

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

While you can still see part of the castle (as specified in the Trip Advisor listing title) the whole thing was very underwhelming/disappointing as a result of the main castle's closure.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Some of the most beautiful artworks I have ever seen! Line was long but it was because of staff organising people to take their shoes of, lead them to a locker place and providing brochures. So it was all for the preservation and maintenance of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RoshanBrah
Reviewed June 9, 2018

A few years ago I had the chance to see this and was stunned by the beauty of the craftsmanship that went into this restoration. It really gives Nagoya castle a run for it's money. The elaborate paintings and details in every little thing were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank shinjirarenai
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Beautiful castle showing all the things were being used by Japanese years ago, nicely restored after burned during wars...

Date of experience: May 2018
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