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Chiba Castle Ruins

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Castle in Chiba

Elevator is available if you can’t climb stairs. Very nice view from top floor. Nice displays of... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
747flygal
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Paris, Arkansas
via mobile
I am glad it was free admission

This is a rebuilt castle with all of the interior authentic construction removed. It is an OK... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2018
Lee K
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Dec 11, 2018
“Castle in Chiba”
Feb 19, 2018
“Not part of our plan but glad we stopped”
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Elevator is available if you can’t climb stairs. Very nice view from top floor. Nice displays of artifacts.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

I had never been to this Castle before and had not planned on visiting it during a recent trip to Japan, However while driving through town we saw it high above the other buildings and decided to stop in. the outside of the building is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank cswattravl
Reviewed February 9, 2018

This is a rebuilt castle with all of the interior authentic construction removed. It is an OK museum with some relevant history but even the view is blocked by wire mesh fencing. If you want to use the monorail to its end this is an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lee K
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Now a days it is not a castle but it is turned into museum. The museum gives history about the Chiba clan. It would be nice if all information given in English language also.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Saurabh S
Reviewed March 25, 2017

If you've seen any of the original 12 castles left in Japan, than you should give this skip. If you missed them or you're stuck in Chiba city, this could be an opportunity to catch some Japanese history on your way out of Japan, or...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank McG_Road_Warrior
Reviewed October 15, 2016

The Chiba Castle is modern, but the style is ancient. It was built on the site of the ancient castle erected by the clan leader Chibanosuke Tsunetane in the 12th century. There are about 4 floors of exhibits, which include several excellent suits of samurai...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Gary T
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

This castle was very nice and really different to European castles which as a group of westerners we were used to! Free entry is also ideal for a cheaper trip, with a full museum inside you can look around! You can see mt. Fuji on...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 274leilad
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Chiba Museum of Science and Industry. Been there yesterday. A very nice place where your family can enjoy science, learn some about the Industry revolution in Chiba and they also have a nice Planetarium. I was thinking that this place was the one listed as...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Claudio T
Reviewed July 3, 2016

The castle is a quick monorail ride and walk from Chiba station. The photo ops are nice, and the area is not very crowded. Inside there is a museum with samurai exhibits, samurai dressup, and a lookout up top. I enjoyed it.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Joe L
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Nice Castle, and you can rent Edo era costume and taking picture. There is museum inside, where you can see their collections. During Sakura blooming festivals, people will sit in garden in rfont of the castle and have picnic

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank milanapandanwangi
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