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Atami Castle, Atami

(2.4/5 based on 170 reviews on the web)
Pay a visit to Atami Castle, a facility built in 1959 that imitates traditional Japanese castles (although Atami never had had a castle). Exhibits display swords, armor, and models of important Japanese castles. You'll see a samurai homestead featuring numerous attractions--dress up in an emperor costume or solve a riddle. The observation deck atop the site offers a panoramic view over the town's bay. The site charges admission. A visit to Atami Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Atami travel itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • This is a typical Japanese Castle reproduction with interesting museum contents such as armor and weapons, Japanese dolls and reproductions of Japanese prints including an adult only gallery of erotic...  more »
  • As this is not a real castle it is basically a tourist attraction that doesn't really give you a lot for the money you paid for but REALLY tries to. It has an arcade, foot spa, an old-looking exhibiti...  more »
  • In Izu high call and best night spot. It is located overlooking Atami Beach from the front. You can enjoy the night is in right mountain terrain from the sea and tourist buildings are crammed together, such as jewelry.
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  • It was built in the 50s, so not much history, more of a project of a local wealthy man. But nevertheless the views are very good and it is worth a visit if you are in Atami. The price is a little expensive, but it has a nice collection of the best castles of Japan in a small scale. The basement has a bizarre collection of old nudist art, to say it softly. If you don't want to pay the ticket, you can always go to the small gardens on the left that have a restaurant for a coffee or an icecream, nice views from there too.
  • If it's about view then this place has got an amazing ocean view, by far the best view we have seen so far here in atami. The castle is great on architecture, you may offer prayers here by tying those notes while there is a fee to go inside the castle which is more for exhibition area and if u are not too keen then u may give it a miss to go inside. While do visit the point where they have a lot statues of the rangers if u are here with kids... check out the pics have posted
  • It may not be a historic castle, but the view from atop is quite nice. Besides it has a small but beautiful armour and sword collection on display (what gives me pause though is just how valuable it is: golden armours from the Tokugawa shogunate, a set of horse armour belonging to one of the greatest Warring States Period Houses etc. Seems too good to be real!), and in thrnasent, free video games you can play to your content..... Great to spend time here!
  • Samurai Armour, swords and castle models that may not be too interesting for kids. However, great view and the basement has unlimited free arcade games, physical arcade games (taiko drums,ball throwing), air hockey and a small ball room area for little kids that is a great way to spend a rainy day. Take the gondola and the trick art museum next door is fun ( incl. in entrance fee)
  • Beautiful scenery of sea and mountains