Fukuyama Castle, Fukuyama

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Visit Fukuyama Castle, one of the greatest castles of the Edo Period. Originally built in the early 17th century, this six-story castle was rebuilt in 1966 because it was mostly destroyed by air raids during World War II. The castle was once surrounded by a double moat, but unfortunately today that has been replaced by pavement. While the castle housed many notable families throughout its history, it now serves as a museum. It's worthwhile to hire a local guide when visiting the museum in order to learn about the significance of different exhibits. Add Fukuyama Castle to your Fukuyama travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Fukuyama road trip planning tool .
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  • At any rate there is impressive. Hotel entrusted the luggage off the bullet train, and immediately drove to the Castle. Rather intricate uphill mountain common is not so, think is best. Ishigaki is admirable. Recommended that adjacent museums.
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  • This is the Castle seen from the Shinkansen station Fukuyama station. Didn't felt that views the trip when I wanted, but I moved here and live. I think Castle is wider than I thought, in April last year to get seats on the cherry blossom when reasonably had.
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  • Castle watched from the porch of the House, elementary school, junior high school. It's just hometown pride. In far away still unforgettable was a heroic figure.
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  • Beautiful castle on the outside right near the train station. Worth a look .
  • No access for wheelchair or baby strollers. A lot of stairs, so its not friendly for older people, also.The exhibits weren't too interesting, mainly because there's no information in English. The only pros are its beautiful exterior, and for ¥200, you'll get a breath-taking view of Fukuyama city, especially on the east side, where there's St. Valentine's church. The view alone worth the entrance fee.
  • Within walking distance from Fukuyama Station, this castle was reconstructed after World War II. The exterior is nice.
  • The castle is a disappointment if you are looking for an authentic keep but otherwise the castle has a lot of charm. It is absolutely fabulous during cherry blossom time and packed to the rafters with revellers. The castle appears to have a more symbiotic and relaxed relationship with the locals and as an ex local myself I love the atmosphere.
  • Pretty on the outside, but lame concrete structure museum inside. Not worth the trip. No english translations inside the museum either.

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