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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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  • I don't imagine that I would have visited this place if I wasn't in town for work. It is a nice place to visit if you are in Gifu though. I took the ropeway which does up and down every half hour. It ...  more »
  • Bus Museum back to where hope tell me politely. Ropeway comes every 15 minutes. Time starts on the right. And the limited number of visitors went up while encouraging (I was counting the number of) it seems like. Ropeway descended stairs a bit steep and bad legs a little spicy! It was a castle, with panoramic views. Time without flipping the block from the gondola station in 30 minutes! It is really quick. It was an amazing Castle! It is good to come.
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  • Worth a visit when in Nagoya/Gifu. The park at the base is lovely, and the view from the castle is great! Probably the best view from all the (8) castle I had visited so far.  more »
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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