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Hamamatsu Castle, Hamamatsu

(2.9/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the beginnings of the Edo period and gain extensive views of the Pacific Ocean at Hamamatsu Castle. Before becoming the ruler of Japan, Tokugawa leyasu lived in this hilltop fort for 17 years. After taking over the stronghold in 1568, the founder of the Edo period renovated it, adding the stone palisade that still stands today. The garden around the main keep has an abundance of blossoms, while the observatory on the top floor of the building offers striking views of the sea. Make Hamamatsu Castle a centerpiece of your Hamamatsu vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hamamatsu trip itinerary planner.
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  • So many cherry trees are planted in the premises April began when out for a walk is recommended. Rumors that Ieyasu planted cherry trees are found. Wild squirrel on the tree. Free parking spaces are located near. Coffee bar once in a while.
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  • What appeared to no longer be a castle. In appearance and only then desperately tried to keep moving. Not wrong orientation to Hamamatsu City. Should be repair and construction properly anyway? Large park with sunny for the local people.
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  • Admission is 200 yen. It is not a feeling high, and cheaper too. I'd better take a look at. Around the plum and cherry trees and unpolished trees are planted. I think that the season of cherry blossoms in spring are beautiful.
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  • The castle keep is small in comparison to nagoya or osaka but definitely a nice place to visit.
  • Stone Pilings are unique and so beautiful
  • I had a pleasant experience at this Castle and would recommend visiting it .in addition try the local Hamamatsu Gyoza it's delicious.
  • The castle is very small but i enjoyed the garden next to it during Spring and it was very nice.
  • Is beautiful