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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. To visit Inuyama Castle on your trip to Inuyama, use our Inuyama route app .
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  • You don’t need to climb to the top to enjoy the views and surrounds. We enjoyed wandering around and down thru a nearby Shinto shrine.  more »
  • National treasure Inuyama Castle aka hakutei Castle said. You can visit the inside of the castle in the style of the oldest extant large castles is not Japan. For the bigwigs to the remains of stairs is very steep, climbing up along the way are difficult for small children and the elderly. Guests can enjoy a view of the Kiso River and Castle from the top floor. Also had body armor, were donated to the top floor at basement 2 of 3-4 floor exhibit. You could feel that the castle was built from masonry of the stone wall of the Castle seen from the inside early. I come once valuable cultural asset you want to look at you like the site.
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  • Because of the public holidays in Japan today. From the platoon to buy the flight, into the field to queue up in the dog mountain. There's a little sticker let everyone who sees a lot of people when they buy airplanes. It can be sold in the light of the case of the face horse Road. At least you can avoid buying a coupon.
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  • One of the oldest wooden castles in Japan. It was built by one of the last Samurai, I believe. The castle was amazing to see. The steps to climb up to the top were very challenging, at best, but, how else are you going to see a Samurai Castle? The views were incredible once you got to the top. You can wave at the crowds below who are waiting to get in too. There is a gift shop and tables to sit down and eat snacks in the garden area. It was well worth seeing and alot of fun; especially if you're a Samurai enthusiast like me!😄
  • Beautiful castle. Single person ski lift takes you close to the top (510yen round trip) and 510yen again to enter the castle. Inside is well maintained and contains English text for foreigners
  • Went during the festival and it was very busy but so amazing! The climb up the stairs inside the castle is an experience all on its own (very very steep) but the view from up top is amazing.
  • One of the original castles that you can still visit. It's not that big but still worth a visit. There are steep stairs so watch your steps. You can't wear shoes inside but they lend you indoor slippers. I suggest that you just stay in your socks and not wear the slippers. They are slippery on the wooden floors and make climbing those steep stairs a bit dangerous.
  • Oldest (so they told me) original castle in Japan. Not to compare with others from Nagoya or Osaka which are more like a museum with elevator:) Everything made of wood, steep steps to go up and down, but nice experience. I went on a Sunday and it was quite crowdy, so better to choise a weekday.
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