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Kochi Castle, Kochi

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Take a tour of Kochi Castle, one of only twelve remaining Japanese castles. Built in the early 1600s, it had to be thoroughly restored in the 18th century after a fire, but stills retains a large entrance gate, built in 1610. Roam the historic grounds--known as Kochi Park--admire the well preserved castle walls, and wander through the manicured gardens. Climb to the top of the main tower, which functions as a small museum, for panoramic views of the city. A visit to Kochi Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Kochi vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • In surviving castles, 12-4 in Shikoku. This is where you want to visit Kochi Castle, the time allowed is one of them. Do not increase in size and height, fine attractions there.
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  • 高知舊稱土佐,懷舊的地面電車正叫做土佐電車,後門上前門下,次序井然,完全不擁擠,百年電車呈現一種悠然的姿態.傍晚時分我們搭著它來到高知城,雖然參觀時間已經結束,但是山內一豐的雕像霸氣十足,這位德川家康的愛將成為外樣大名,為了維持四國第一的面子,高報收成穀物,成了超過二十萬石的土佐藩主.  more »
  • Instead visited the job at the end. It seems originally was a national treasure, but law is designated an important cultural property. Was no Castle inside because it was outside the opening hours, and lit up, it was a very beautiful castle.
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  • Nice view and beatiful castle grounds. Worth a visit if you're in Koci.
  • One of Japan's few remaining original castles. It's unique in that the main keep has an attached residence whereas most castles the residences are in the ninomaru.
  • A beautiful castle and one of few originals in Japan that weren't rebuilt. The walk up to the top is really nice, and the view from the very top itself is beautiful. I highly recommend this.
  • One of the originals and the only castle in Japan that I have visited in the rain. It was still very enjoyable in the rain but finding a place to put my umbrella was difficult. I would love to return and enjoy it in the sunlight!
  • Beautiful castle, amazing architecture. Brings the image of Shogun tele-series to mind.