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Great for Japanese historical lovers

If you know the history behind this castle like we do this place has a lot of historical meaning... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2018
sakuramelodymusic
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Toronto, Canada
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Back to old times

Not easy to climb the staircases. Nice view from above. Learning more about old times. Funny show... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
annelis53
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Germany
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Not easy to climb the staircases. Nice view from above. Learning more about old times.
Funny show outsides.

Thank annelis53
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Go to Matsushiro by rail walk to castle stop at one of the traditional restaurants just outside of grounds enjoy Nagano Soba. Then start to explore a true castle. The grounds around castle are beautiful. Go into castle count floors on outside of building then explore. You’ll find there are more floors inside then appear from outsid3 of building. Tiny stair cases lead to top. Explore sleeping quarters, weapon area and see how knights protected the shogun. Moat surrounds castle with Security wall.

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

There are only the castle walls and outlines of where buildings once stood. In short, there isn’t much to see. However, strolling or biking around to see the other sights in matsushiro town makes the visit worthwhile. There are three samurai residences as well as some shrines and museums to see.

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

Like most of the castle sites, the Tenshukaku was removed. It only has the outer structure left so it's kinda like a park. There is a stone marked "海津城跡" - called Kaizujou which is the old name of Matsushirojou. The experience was better to have some history background prepared before.

Thank edmundduck
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

Yeah this place was nice but there's not much left and I just feel like there are more castles that are worth visiting. I came here because I was in the area but I definitely didn't think that it was a must see attraction.

Thank mariannek902017
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