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Shizuki Park (Hagi Castle), Hagi

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Historic Site Landmark
Samurai residences arranged in a grid layout make Shizuki Park (Hagi Castle) a top spot for learning about architecture dating back to the Edo period. The lovely black-and-white houses are open to the public, so you can go inside and see how people used to live, work, and play in this part of the country. Once you finish with sightseeing, have a cup of tea at the local cafe or walk down the narrow streets until you reach the sea, where you'll find a sandy beach with views of Mount Shizuki. Make Shizuki Park (Hagi Castle) a centerpiece of your Hagi vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hagi trip builder.
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  • It was great to see a town with old houses that are still lived in. In some places in Japan, the old houses are old 'samourai' houses preserved for visitors. Hagi has a feel of an old town and a quiet...  more »
  • Hagi was a minor fishing port until 1604 when a castle was built and some of the Mori samurai helped spark off the anti-Tokugawa revolt. Now the castle ruins are there and Hagi is best known for its 4...  more »
  • This place is interesting if you follow/know the history of the Samurai, as a first time learner (disclosure) I found it interesting but not something I would visit again. The town itself is very calm...  more »
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  • Sea, beach, mountain, stone walls. Restoring the Castle, in the sea and the beautiful great tourist destinations.
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  • Not left the building, but I enjoy the atmosphere. In the steep climb of the Tower stairs walking shoes. Saw something at random the cat (lol).
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  • Castle at that time were reproduced in the saga. Sees fit, and more interesting.
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  • Was surely scenic lookout point, the castle was and.
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  • While I thought it would be different if it were fine impression, unfortunately drizzling, I walk around its base. Hagi Castle near the sea I learned are built! Recall I have seen the ruins of Castle Mountain and echigo-Kasuga Castle. Felt face different walks in the rain, maybe good for!
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