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Iwakuni Castle, Iwakuni
(3.2/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Connected to the world via ropeway, Iwakuni Castle has a natural defense advantage. Feudal Lord Kikkawa Hiroie built it in 1608, but the castle was torn down shortly after because of the strict law of "one castle per province." After its destruction, a part of the citadel served as the residential office for Kikkawa. The reconstructed building stands four stories high on a hilltop. Visit the observation room at the top, where you can admire the panoramic view of the city and the Kintai Bridge. Buy a ticket at the entrance of the bridge, which gives you access to the bridge, the ropeway in both directions, and the castle grounds. To visit Iwakuni Castle on your holiday in Iwakuni, and find out what else Iwakuni has to offer, use our Iwakuni vacation planner.
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  • From a location visible from the mountain once stood to the South, was rebuilt. This is the rare castles were built in shape and larger than 3-4 floor NANBAN said. The tower was originally wanted built.
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  • Many sword was exhibited. It was spectacular. Can be reached by aerial tramway in 15-minute intervals is good furniture waiting.
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  • Walk with a ropeway will arrive in about 10 minutes. Ropeway station has free parking. Walking to the kintai bridge. When you get off the ropeway left is mountain roads, right. There are old stone mountain is recommended. Your Castle is normal. Top floor Kinko bridge looks.
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