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Kofu Castle, Kofu
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Take a leisurely stroll around the 16th-century remains of Kofu Castle, once a formidable castle, now a park, commonly used by locals for relaxing and walking. Following the original castle's abandonment in 1877, the government dismantled the historic site bit by bit until 1930. Today a plethora of plaques around the park give you an idea of what the castle once looked like by explaining where old castle features such as walls and doors stood. You can still find some of the original walls and steps, particularly around the outskirts of the site, however mostly flat green grassy patches and newly built footpaths remain. Plan your visit to Kofu Castle and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kofu itinerary maker.
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  • I should go to the Castle and Takeda Shingen is nothing Castle, still in Kofu on go! Construction of this castle in stone walls and buildings in the beautiful surprised whenever! View of Mt. Fuji can be seen free of charge attraction and the view from the top of the Castle and the Southern Alps is great!
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  • In defending Edo said that Kofu and Takeda Shingen's image is strong, but Shun was an important place along with the Government. In relation to the Edo period Kofu, Kofu clan was put under the direct control of the shogunate. Clan of sixth Shogun Tokugawa ienobu and Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu served the Lord, it was worthy of your Castle. Today, almost no buildings are Shinobu original expansive grounds with stone walls. Stay at the business hotel located in front of the station and just right for a morning walk.
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  • At the important location to Edo here once was the gorgeous black castle built by Asano clan, a vassal daimyo of Hideyoshi. By new excavations locals changed their image of the castle and the Prefectu...  more »