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Inuyama Castle, Inuyama

Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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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  • Further away from needle rope shrine left the Castle gates and buy tickets. Around the castle is like Park are, kuruwa and the turret and does not. Castle is a small, model and other weapons, including some exhibits inside. Other memorials list of Lords and is interesting. More than anything else from the top floor view of the Nagara River is best! May be difficult to think there at the foot of the stairs are very steep.
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  • When I went to Inuyama to visit. If you go by car, right up to the Castle Tower accessible. Castle seen from the other side across the river views from the Castle, but really good.
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  • Come and go to the top from the Kiso River, looking down. Inspiring scenery is spectacular on a clear day. Castle stairs are steep, so women gave the skirt.
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  • One of my favourite castle towers in Japan! An absolute must for anyone interested in Japanese castles!
  • This is one of 4 of japan's national treasure castles. Meaning, from what I understand, is that these 4 castles have never been destroyed/rebuilt. This castle is something special. Depending on the season you go visit it will either be very crowded or not. When I went it wasn't very crowded which i was very thankful for. My biggest surprise was the size. From outside it looks pretty big but once you go inside you realize how small it really is (especially if you are comparing it with Nagoya castle). Regardless of the size and its age, it felt very surreal. I mean, I remember thinking how well they have taken care of it. You can tell that is old but still awe invoking. The further up you go the small the rooms become. The very top floor has a balcony which goes all around the room. You can see all of Inuyama and the river close by makes it a beautiful sight to see. This is a great place and a must see location if you are traveling around Japan.
  • The oldest standing castle in Japan. Wow! from the top of this castle the view of Fujinomiya city along with Kiso river is very fantastic! take with panorama view and you will get the paradise of this world.
  • It's a great Castle,original,very old and not a replica or rebuilt.I would recommend that you visit it if you can .
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