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Inuyama Castle, Inuyama

(4.5/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Want to go to the castle of Japan not only a national treasure! Nagoya travel for one of the purposes put the Inuyama Castle. Nagoya Castle had gone the day before, so children were surprised by the small Inuyama Castle, old feel "real Castle-" that seems inspired feel. I want to go to the castle on the way from the station, also have a chance.
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  • With the old left. It's the scenery I stands in the Castle Tower, and times that had seen exactly the same thing in.
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  • Even better still in existence to come many times. Not crowded, it is even better. To get into the castle was during the week was lined up considerably. Many stores were out.
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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