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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
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Kinkakuji Temple
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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Koyasan Okunoin
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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Todai-ji Temple
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple
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Chureito Pagoda
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Mount Fuji
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Last Samurai
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Nijo Castle
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Himeji Castle
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Matsumoto Castle
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Ritsurin Garden
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Himeji Castle
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Matsumoto Castle
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This world heritage site is a must if you are in the area, less than hour from Osaka with the Shinkansen and within walking distance from station.Besides the magnificent castle the grounds are great and there is a...
Himeji is just amazing a world heritage indeed, is an attraction for all family, beautiful gardens and of course you can go to the top of the Castle, be prepared to climb on in very steep stairs of a very well pre...
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This is a must see due to its incredible setting and age, and is rightly declared a national treasure, breath taking and worth the fee to see and walk inside the castle itself, as the area around is free to walk a...
... climbing steep wooden stairs then it's probably best to just walk around this beautiful castle from the outside and enjoy the gorgeous red bridge set in pleasant gardens around the castle's moat all for free.
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You can climb to the top of the caste via narrow stairs and there are numerous exhibits of armour, weapons and history information as you move through as well as the option to try on armour for a photo option free...
... from the complex array of doors, gates, and accesses to the central buildings, to the magnificent stone walls, everything during a visit to Matsuyama Castle makes you wonder about how such splendours were crea...
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A short walk along a well formed trail is well worth the effort as you pass through forest to the site of the castle.
There are few tourists around.
... visiting the original castle and learn about the history of Matsue, there are other interesting sights like the samurai houses, boat cruise on the moat, an original tea house and the Matsue history museum nearby.
Matsue castle is one of the most designated castles among all other castles in Japan; it's one of National treasure castle among 05 National treasure castles in Japan.
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... Plaza hotel Nijo Castle is a great attration we used tge English speaking guided tour lasting 90 min which was worth using i would recomend visiting the castle which offers a great insight in to Japanese history
With that as our base, the visit was great- the art beautiful and varied, the architecture amazing, and the culture and history of great depth and intricacy.
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Enjoy seeing 'dashi' (very tall, old wooden floats decorated with paper lanterns which are lit up with candles in the evening), and paraded throughout the street from the station to the base of Inuyama Castle.
And, yes, Inuyama Castle, one of the few original Japanese castles designated as a National Treasure, is definitely worth the visit!
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Nakagusuku Castle Ruins

The Castle Ruins/Attraction: Nakagusuku Castle is a gusuku (castle or fortress in the Ryukyu Islands that feature stone walls) believed to be built in the 15th century by Gosamaru (Lord of Zakimi-jo) and his prede...
The view of Okinawa from atop is priceless as you get a panoramic view of it all.
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Read the signs as you progress up the hill to the top as it gives a basic but informative details about the castle's history.
For those that drives, there is a free parking across the street from the entrance and there's also a tourist information establishment.
Set on a high hill the castle is a struggle to reach if you a bit older but worth the effort Best photos are from the museum opposite an all inclusive admission is available
My six year old daughter had a lot of fun feeding bread crumbs to the birds and the fish and turtles that can be found in the moat or whatever that runs along the street near the castle grounds.
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The ambiance and general feeling of the main king of Okinawa set in this castle offers unique and authentic layout of how the castle was in the 1400’s with the court and throne with fabulous artifacts such as weap...
With architectural influences of both China and Japan, this Castle shows its cultural and historical values in its stonework and architectural design, Shurijo was designated as a World Heritage Site in December of...
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We were surprised to find the castle grounds open for a preview The castle is impressive and the displays showing pre and post earthquake were a stark reminder of the power of nature Well worth a visit
And a glimpse at the amazing process of restoration (each stone sorted and numbered) was fascinating.
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We visited this free immaculate excellent landscaped garden during the April 2017 Hanaimi season and we were delighted by the numerous cherry blossom trees and so many different type of spring flowers to enjoy.
... of care and tenderness from Japanese Culture towards the serene simphony of Nature , where water, the trees and the grass are dominant subjects to be admired and surround us in absolute beauty and tranquility.
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