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Castles in East Asia

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    Nijo Castle , Kyoto
    4.3
    Originally built in 1603 and holding World Heritage Site status, Nijo Castle presents an exemplary look at Japanese feudal architecture. The
    Tours from $9
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    Himeji Castle , Himeji
    4.5
    A World Heritage Site, Himeji Castle represents the largest structure of its kind in Japan. Constructed in the 14th century, the grandiose ca
    Tours from $53
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    Osaka Castle , Chuo
    4.0
    Built and rebuilt numerous times since 1653, Osaka Castle looms over its surrounding gardens, moats, imposing stone walls, gates, and turrets
    Tours from $30
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    Matsumoto Castle , Matsumoto
    4.5
    Visit the 16th century complex of Matsumoto Castle, one of Japan's most renowned landmarks, nicknamed "Crow Castle" because of its dark facad
    Tours from $59
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    4.1
    A designated World Heritage Site, Shurijo Castle boasts a long history dating back to the 14th century, when it served as stronghold to the C
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