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Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle, Gifu

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Take in the views and explore 800 years of history at Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle, a hilltop fortress that acts as a symbol of the city. First constructed in 1201 CE, the castle became a center of economic and military activity over the centuries, with its prime position atop the hill making it an important base for numerous clans during regional conflicts. Learn about the history of the castle and its centrality to regional history at the museum, and spend some time looking down at the city below, with the river flowing through it and the mountains acting as an impressive backdrop. A visit to Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Gifu travel itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • A little walk from the top station of the aerial tramway. And unexpected rises in steps so difficult. Climbed while thinking of Saitō Dōsan and ODA Nobunaga. Is a Castle located in parenthesis is good.
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  • At the Summit of Mt. Kinka in Gifu city. Restore and had become a Mini-Museum inside the Castle. Great views from the top floor. Clean the nobi plain. Oda Nobunaga was watching this scene.
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  • Easy cable car, you thought, was a terrible mistake. Quite a steep hill ahead. Legroom is good walking shoes.
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  • Its a pretty cool castle and the hike is really fun. It would be better if only the castle was all original but sadly it isn't. It's a great view of the city also. The weirdest thing about the whole place is they have a 5 star bathroom at the top!!
  • What a great place to visit with a wonderful view.
  • Beautiful views and excellent castle. There is a hiking trail or ropeway to the castle.
  • A glimpse of ancient so call Lord's abode in Japan. Interesting.
  • amazing place the view from this castle is beautiful