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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 trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • September beginning the trip my wife and 3 nights 4 days of summer by around. Kochi Castle is first visited. It's a castle to feel powerful, like Kochi Castle seen from below, and just look up at the pomp and circumstance. Because it was a hot day, climb to the top is pretty tight. Castle overlooking all sides of Kochi, wind blew the cosy place. I think it's great castles Representative visited many castles in Japan.
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  • From the annals of Taisuke itagaki statue seen in the right hand while climbing the stairs ninomaru and sannomaru as refill gate to the Castle. Shoe shoe box not put paid the entrance fee, Castle, in the ticket office be sure to press the Castle 100 stamps. Honmaru of warriors hidden room has nice atmosphere, gradually becomes steep stairs to climb and at the top on the Middle floor display diorama of Castle and Castle town. Through the black iron gate and Castle top floor overlooks the Kochi city Shimojo.
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  • This place requires a hike and a half (is not accessible) but is worth it if you can do it! The stair climb itself is beautiful- gardens all the way up and once you get there the view is stunning. You...  more »
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  • Personally, I think this castle - despite being small - is in my top 5 of Japanese castles easily. The remaining structures date supposedly back to the 16th century - whereas most castles in Japan have been rebuilt in the 60s.
  • Very nice visit. Not too long, beautiful photos opportunities. Perfectly restored.
  • The way to the castle is well designed and decorated. It is worth for taking a leisure walk. The exhibition inside the castle is impressive.
  • A well-maintained Japanese castle in her original form, not too many of them left. 保養非常好的日本古城。
  • I love visiting castles of Japan and this is no exception, it's glorious, spectacular and an architectural masterpiece. I often see these castles and wonder of the nightmare the logistics would have been in a time of limited technology but they still managed to build them and build them to last, please don't just walk around and think this is nice. Think about the age of the timber and how long it has lasted and think about those people that spent so long with blood, sweat and tears to build this castle.

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