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Marugame Castle, Marugame

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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. Arrange your visit to Marugame Castle and discover more family-friendly attractions in Marugame using our Marugame itinerary maker.
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  • Having the tallest stone wall, to the existing 12 Castle in the small castle kamemaru Castle! A visit on Sunday. It was crowded with families. When it comes to car parking, parking problem without the I and Ambassador, was. (Because when I went to Matsuyama Castle, more than an hour just spiraled. Note) is the road leading to the Castle (Zaka) Cherry trees on both sides. This cherry blossom season is in full bloom would be and was impressed. Is a wonderful stone. Even a few cherry trees blooming beautifully in the ninomaru (stem from, but concluded that cherry), a nice place. Well here it is said Japan's deep wells and! Exercise is becoming a place of recreation and relaxation for citizens, this round, indeed, lived nearby I want to come here every week. Sea views from the Castle. Great views of the sea and the Castle. I personally than Matsuyama Castle (for comparing did both on this trip) like. Rather than wait for the narrow Tower is, we could see smoothly. Stairs are steep, so watch out. In addition, we want to go!
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  • First of all, three in Japan in marugame Castle. First is the height of the stone wall and the second one is deep third of the wells Castle small, these three are in Japan. A high stone wall height is far from only I see from near and in addition has a powerful. Reserve for the stone wall is like there are many types, but I didn't. I don't know and then went well, to see in the dark. Eva is the Castle and tried to climb up the Hill to have a. Was not in the Castle, is really nice. Field and shop, just nice the city thought.
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  • From marugame station arrived on foot in about 10 minutes! Get coupons at local tourist offices at the station and Tower 200 yen to 100 yen. Please get the firm. Suddenly climbs and beyond that the slope is the Cherry Orchard! Cherry and weeping cherry trees were in full bloom. Shortness of breath but I forget the castle is seen behind cherry blossom beauty.
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  • One of the few original castles of Japan. Lovely grounds. Great views of the surrounding areas.
  • Especially nice between Spring and Autumn. The toilets are 24/7 and very clean, and has beautiful views of Marugame and the Seto Sea.
  • Wonderful place
  • Nice view
  • 素晴らしい石垣と眺めでした。