Marugame Castle, Marugame

A landmark of Marugame city perched on Mount Kameyama, Marugame Castle features the original castle donjon tower, one of the 12 remaining in Japan. Get magnificent panoramic views of the city, Mount Iino, Shiwaku Islands, and Great Seto Bridge as you climb to the top of the castle. Built in 1597, the castle features a huge 500-600 m (1,640-1,970 ft) long stone wall, which rises up to 50 m (164 ft) above ground level at points. The wall is named after a folding fan, a symbol of the area, and you can even take part in a fan-making workshop in the castle by appointment. Easily visible from many spots in the city, the castle sits about 1 km (0.6 mi) from Marugame station. Before you head to Marugame, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Marugame day trip planning app , to make sure you see all that Marugame has to offer, including Marugame Castle.
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  • I stopped by there was time. Until I went to Castle Hill often! A good workout. As the castle is it? Of the thought, but it is good in this? Japan 100 is like a castle. Admission is 200 yen. Come any time.
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  • Located in marugame city, marugame city below from the Castle Square to the Seto Inland Sea. However to the Tower Hill is quite steep. When we got off to relax and of course also requires attention. I think Castle is pretty small, so don't bother even the view from the square enough?. The moat without fences would or should be noted especially for families with small children.
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  • A pretty steep climb up to the Castle. January was a warm day so pretty up the breath, sweat that much anyway. Good workout. When you enter in the steep stairs. It was scared off. During blooming cherry blossoms in winter a little bit and it warmed my heart.
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