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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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  • 小小地方的小小古城,五大國寶城中最古老的。從車站沿著舊城下町的街道一路走來,可以好好享受悠閒的氣氛。 
  • 5 is one of the treasure Tower. From the Nagara River is like standing on a steep mountain. It is scenery from the Nagara River looks beneath.
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  • It is recommended that remains of the old castle is located on a river, inside, climb up the narrow stairs, go up to the top. You can also watch the ontake, the view from the tower is beautiful stuff.
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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