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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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  • From the castle town and overlook Nagoya skyscrapers in the distance. You can learn the history exhibit is located in the Castle.
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  •  Of the Inuyama Castle town Inuyama Castle I went here on the way.  Inuyama Castle on a hilltop overlooking the castle that stood. National treasure Inuyama Castle is built in the Muromachi period, seems to like style to present Japan's oldest Castle. Noteworthy is the steep stairs to. I'm on a very steep height of one step one step is pretty. Up on the floor in the old unreasonable as it was.  It seems to build when it invaded the enemy Castle, easily on the floor can't come to like it. Because the castle is built on a hill on the banks of the Kiso River, view from the top floor of the tower is really picturesque! Overlooking the old town of Inuyama Castle we walked to the other side and see the majestic flow of the Kiso River also is.
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  • I really liked the Castle, the view of the city, very nice to take pictures and see some of the Japanese history and culture, is located near the train station of Inuyama, gives to walk a few minutes 10/15
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  • The view from top of the castle.There are many visitors coming to the castle tower to enjoy the panoramic views of the castle ground and the surrounding area at all times. It seems if you come in the afternoon, there will be line to go to the top. So far, this has the best view from a castle. However, beware of bees when you get on the top.
  • A beautiful castle with a shopping area nearby (城下町)there are many restaurant and shops selling transitional Japanese gifts. ( I saw it in travel guild but they are all closed in winter!!!!) But inuyama castle is still a place you should go because the view in the top is great. You can see snow falling and it’s
  • The castle offers a free guide to educate visitors of the history and design of the castle. Our guide was wonderful. She even had small hand made gifts for my young niece and nephew, at the end of the tour. The views are fantastic. This was a memorable visit.
  • Well preserved and restored castle. I visited this place on public holiday. Japanese people are amazingly disciplined. There was about 20 min waiting. Nice view of the adjacent river and surroundings from top of castle.
  • Nice, authentic castle. One of the 12 left in Japan. It makes for a nice half day out from Nagoya. Inside it's empty, but the views from the Donjon are great.

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