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Kofu Castle, Kofu

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Castle
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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  • Kofu Castle is a short five minute walk from Kofu Station. Once there, the walk is uphill but easily negotiable. The castle is mostly remnants with only a few structures, including a small tower. The ...  more »
  • It's proximity to many of the local hotels and train station make it an easy walk. Worth seeing if you are in the area but I wouldn't make a special trip just to see it. An hour further on the the Chu...  more »
  • I have visited the castle ruins each of the four times I have been in Kofu. Each time I have done something different - the most memorable with my lovely and lively grandson. The lawns below the walls...  more »
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  • Great view of Kofu
  • Before a business trip to Kofu came in. Because the castle is seen from station? Takeda family, "people's Castle stone people. "Because it was a? I stopped by. Takeda family died when was the Castle built by the Tokugawa family after. To restore a little at a time is a real recovery. Ishigaki is it remain unspoiled. Feel the realism of the whole stone wall. Steep stone steps, so people with weak leg brought carers better. Cherry blossoms are in full bloom today ↑ could rain down was
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  • From the JR side (North side) isn't large stone walls and the top views from the South side, but do not know the goodness and the gravestone is impressive. In the Castle area is well maintained and the redevelopment is still cluttered with Showa larder Kofu station near to the atmosphere, cold air. Plum Book 20 in the North around the South's cherry blossom. Worth a stopover if you have time, stop it.
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  • Is not there by Takeda Shingen, Maizuru Castle Park (Kofu Castle) is a castle of the Takeda clan. (Lol) I was an important strategic base for Takeda's destruction and then by order of Toyotomi Hideyoshi's Castle, to guard against Tokugawa Ieyasu in the Kanto. To walk to the quite steep, scenic view space (moats) fine is tough.
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  • It is a fairly firm Castle. Castle Tower after views from Nice. However, the castle is divided by line
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