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Inuyama Castle, Inuyama

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Originally built in 1440 and strengthened in 1537, Inuyama Castle boasts the status of one of Japan's oldest castles, and one of only twelve surviving from before the Edo period. Situated on a hilltop, the castle overlooks Inuyama and the Kiso River. Explore the wooden castle floors and see the armory and storage room, or visit the main keep to admire the relics and artifacts from the castle's turbulent past. Climb to the top floor of the castle and enjoy the panoramic city views from the balcony. Work out when and for how long to visit Inuyama Castle and other Inuyama attractions using our handy Inuyama vacation planner.
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  • Think in old national treasure Tower, in steep stairs inside, climb a little in the castle is a lot of the existing great Castle overlooking river Mt. ontake volcano in the distance, Nagoya City, sunny there is a castle that looks good and the River from the top of the Tower may be kinda scary but great fun around town atmosphere, the Bras city can't beat this Inuyama Castle, Nagoya Castle was large and good is extant. But of course no lift so nice Nagoya Castle in older people, and is
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  • The view, the castle, the history, the shrines, the onsen hotel next to it, and the direct connections to / from Nagoya, Gifu and the airport -- definitely a must-go.  more »
  • It is difficult have Meitetsu Yuen from 15-minute walk from Hill tightly from the shrine stone steps are to continue further in the Castle remove their shoes at holding on to the railing up the steep stairs in slippers, and climb to the Tower view at best, tired ever be healed but return too narrow, steep stairs to get down.
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  • Every lover of japanese castles need to visit this place. It is one of only 12 remaining original castle towers, and even the oldest one. Not overrun by visitors allowed to really enjoy the place. Entry was ¥500 Outside the castle, I maybe should have had time for the museum. Other than that, the town didn't offer much else to see. The street leading to the castle has some nice old buildings, but it has a lot of traffic, and small side boards, so I couldn't enjoy it much.
  • One of Japans few remaining original castles. Particularly nice in spring when the cherry trees in the castle grounds are in bloom
  • The oldest standing castle in Japan from 1537 AD. A small border garrison but worth the trip to the top for views into Gifu and modern Aichi.
  • so beautiful! you see the castle by the river and reflection is amazing !
  • Amazing place they still has old things and the view from the castle is beutiful