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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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  • Inuyama Castle was initially constructed in 1537. It is one of only twelve original castles left in Japan (i.e. castles that have survived intact the natural disasters and wars since the end of the fe...  more »
  • Due to the wooden tower of the oldest extant Japan, founded by the ODA Nobuyasu, Oda Nobunaga's uncle, are designated national treasures. The castle is small in size but because without an elevator and climb the steep stairs, so long-lived not confident Castle of i‟m going up is impossible. Located a 15-minute walk from Inuyama-yūen station Castle from the River have there will be. Entrance fee is adults 550 yen, Meitetsu coupons with 380 Yen? In the will. Climb up from the square in front of Castle come down until seen in about 30 minutes. Near the Castle and the Town Museum (admission fee: 100 yen): tour the tour takes about 15 minutes, so on the Inuyama Castle even deeper knowledge.
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  • When entering the Castle immediately welcomed by a castle. It is great with Japan's history as the extant Castle Tower, the Castle. I feel an overwhelming presence or indeed referred to as presence. In 1537, the remains of fortification of the warring States period, has become quite steep stairs would be for the defense from enemy.
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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