Kanazawa Castle, Kanazawa

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With its gardens, impressive walls, and carefully considered architectural features, Kanazawa Castle tells the story of the "daimyo" (regional lords) who lived in and ruled from its grounds. The castle complex features a stone watchtower, a massive warehouse, an ornate gate, and expansive landscaped gardens. Look up to see the castle's whitish roof tiles, which are made of lead and were allegedly melted into bullets in times of siege. Placards and signposts scattered around the grounds offer viewers more information in English and Japanese. Add Kanazawa Castle to your Kanazawa travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kanazawa online trip itinerary maker .
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  • It is a site of the Kanazawa Castle. Garden and good maintenance. However, and from to go to 6 at the Kanazawa Castle and go through to 6. First, with regard to 6 Park will be uninspiring.
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  •  And into the side of 6, so naturally enters the eye. In the Park is very large, the corner tower of the Castle has been built. Is time permits in the Park and want to explore, but this time, the chance 6 garden is the main.
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  • Several times I went on a business trip to Kanazawa I slowly Kanazawa City tourism. Into the Kanazawa Castle, we went sightseeing. 50 while row houses was impressive, but only 3-tier Castle was the image of the tallest building.
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  • You can enjoy see the castle from outside and inside. You'll be surprised to see how it was build from the inside of the castle. It is very relaxing to walk around castle, too.
  • The castle grounds/garden is especially beautiful during winter. Got here in the morning and the whole castle was piled up with fresh snow. It is free to roam around the castle grounds. You can also climb a wooden pathway up for a nice lookout spot. Way way...better than the Osaka castle imo.
  • The most impressive castle grounds outside of Himeji. The grounds of Kanazawa castle are laid out exceptionally well. It Is truly beautiful and the grounds themselves are free! It is possible to go inside the castle for some excellent photo opportunities and to admire the construction of the building which uses 0 nails in it's construction. particular attention is paid to the layout of the trees and various flower species. I took at least 300 photos here and most were not of the same object.
  • Kanazawa Castle Park is wonderful there Re lots of Historic Castles inside castle the wood work is awesome
  • Very nice park to walk around. It is free but part of it you have to pay to get into. They have free tours in English.
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