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Inuyama Castle

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Best Beautiful Castle

We went to one of the oldest castle in Japan. It is very small, but the view from the top is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nagahama, Japan
Sakura festival (matsuri)

The Sakura Matsuri (viewing cherry blossoms festival) is held the first weekend in April. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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65-2 Inuyama Kitakoken, Inuyama 484-0082, Aichi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to one of the oldest castle in Japan. It is very small, but the view from the top is fantastic, beautiful and really cozy place. It makes one marvel at the engineering skills of people before the industrial era. Enjoyed the view and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sakura Matsuri (viewing cherry blossoms festival) is held the first weekend in April. The cherry blossoms are usually in full bloom with special lanterns lit in the trees at night. Enjoy seeing 'dashi' (very tall, old wooden floats decorated with paper lanterns which are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2019

We had just been to see the castle in Matsumoto and saw this on our way to Kyoto - great little detour for a night. The castle is smaller than the one at Matsumoto but is an original and sits up on a hill overlooking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank skiwithsean
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Just a train ride from Meitutsu to Inuyama station. Then a 10min walk where you will also pass a old town with many small restaurants and shops. The walk up to the castle entrance is very beautiful. You will pass a temple to go up....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

I went there on a weekday. There were not many people. The castle is maintained under good condition. The view is amazing when I climbed up to the top floor. It is easy to have a fantastic view of the Inuyama town.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We asked the Information Centre at JR Nagoya station who told us to go to Meitetsu station office to buy a return train ticket with castle entry ticket package. It saved us 440 yen. We got off at Inuyama Yuen station and walked to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Inuyama Castle is one of 5Japanese Castle that they have the original construction and its one beautiful and cozy place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LilianaLucas
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The Inuyama Castle sits inside of the area called Castle Town. Castle Town was once built an ruled by a very powerful Shogun. Evenually, the Emperor felt that the Shogun was becoming too powerful and through a series of battles defeated the Shogun. A tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank john2544
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is an original castle so it's amazing to see the structure of the building. Stairs are a bit steep which is common for Japanese castles. My most favorite part here is the top where you can see a beautiful scenery on all four sides...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Armina C
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This castle was built in 1440 and, for me, it is the most iconic Japanese castle. Its beauty is evident in any season of the year. It is a very pleasant place to visit and I never tire of going.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Fabio M
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