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Tsurumaru Castle Ruins

Shiroyamacho, Kagoshima 892-0853, Kagoshima Prefecture
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There castle ruins is rather impressive outside. However, the buildings are all new and somehow... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cpcog
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Hong Kong, China
There isn't that much left to see.

Most castles were dismantled after the fall of the Tokugawa shogunate in 1868 and the abolition of... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2018
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
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Feb 15, 2018
“There isn't that much left to see.”
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Shiroyamacho, Kagoshima 892-0853, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There castle ruins is rather impressive outside. However, the buildings are all new and somehow "modern" inside. The flowers outside are very pretty. There is an open museum inside the castle ruins and it is quite interesting to visit. you could go to the exhibition...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Most castles were dismantled after the fall of the Tokugawa shogunate in 1868 and the abolition of fiefdoms a couple of years later. The castle was originally constructed in the early 17th century before the establishment of the Tokugawa shogunate in 1603. It served as...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2017

The wall still stands but that is about it. You get some sense of what it must have been like but not really worth going out of your way.

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Reviewed June 29, 2016

The site, where Tsurumaru Castle once stand, is transformed to a museum, and there is no historical remembrance. Around the museum, there is a wide empty lot, in which a statue of Atsuhime is installed. This is maybe the most interesting thing to see in...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2014

As the name says, these are castle ruins. There are still fortifications remaining, such as the moat and its walls, but that is about it. However, next to the ruins there is the Kagoshima Prefectural History Centre.

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