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. To visit Gifu Castle / Inabayama Castle and get the most from your holiday in Gifu, create itinerary details personal to you using our Gifu trip itinerary app .
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  • Ropeway was a weekday, so not many people did. Kinkazan mountaintop castle itself is not too great, but so is good.
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  • There are several municipal parking lot. I hope you know the route in advance. Across the pedestrian bridge from the flood car park (1st), Gifu Park. Jinhua mountain views from Gifu castle is very nice. Gifu from Huashan ropeway sanroku station to the summit station. By presenting the JAF digital membership, special discounted return ticket ¥ 980. Göta älv to the Castle. History Museum admission is Gifu castle entry fee ready, is 200 yen. The 70-year-old is at least free of charge. Parking ¥ 300, is reasonable. Mt. ontake volcano seen from the Castle Tower, Mt. Norikura, Ibuki, and Nagara River looks beautiful.
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  • It might not be the biggest castle in Japan but it is located on the top of the hill which it looks so much stunning. The roof top of the castle can view the town of Gifu. However the castle would pro...  more »
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  • A castle in a dream of a location. Some of the best views of any castle anywhere from the top floor. The paths to the castle are wooded and several red bridges are used to access the castle. the stone wall is impressive and the armaments and authentic armor are beautiful pieces truly worth seeing. Both the journey and the destination in this case are worth it. The staff of the on site store are quite nice. Make certain to keep your ticket on you as it does not need to just be checked once. Each building needs to cut a piece off the ticket.
  • Fantastic view The trails to and from are stiff, make sure to have good walking shoes. The castle is cute from outside not really worth the visit for itself but rather for the view and escape from the city.
  • The best thing is taking the cable car; try to walk to the castle is too tired. Maybe visit in the winter is not the better choice.
  • Small generic castle really and the exhibits aren't much more enlightening than where you'd find elsewhere except for a greater focus on Nobunaga Oda. However what makes this castle such a joy is the panoramic views you get from the top, allowing you to see as far as neighbouring Nagoya and see the urban sprawl covering every bit of flat land in the area. Recommended.
  • Castle is not that much to see. The main attraction is the view from top of the hill I.e. castle and ropeway. Very nice view. JR Takashimaya tower is visible from there, while other side many mountains.

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