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. 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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  • September 30, 2017
    Through the arcade from marugame station, 10 minutes on foot. You will see a splendid stone wall from afar. Castle Park, equipped with the Museum. Compared to the stone wall, Castle and go up the hill from the main gate and little small, there was an unbalanced feeling. Tower and he can take some at an additional cost. Seen the Seto Inland Sea from the Tower, very good wind was blowing. 搦me手 stone and crumbling, and restoration plans.
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  • September 26, 2017
    Hill while steep climb and, with quite small. Just plain has a hill alone, so good from the donjon. Seto Inland Sea and mountain views. Slightly, so staff have a sense of good luck to go so far, and there is also free car parking is not a little time as busting feel not bad is. Marugame handmade souvenirs to fans of Nice.
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  • September 24, 2017
    It is one of the 12 castles surviving in the country. Arrive at the castle on a mountain, so I climb. It is smaller than I thought and close look at. I wanted to go in, but rosters during the owner because of the approaching Typhoon.
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  • May 9, 2017
    Small and pretty castle on a small hill has a good view. Less crowded.
  • April 10, 2017
    Great scenery. You can view the whole area from the top.
  • July 15, 2016
    One of the few original castles of Japan. Lovely grounds. Great views of the surrounding areas.
  • May 21, 2016
    Especially nice between Spring and Autumn. The toilets are 24/7 and very clean, and has beautiful views of Marugame and the Seto Sea.
  • January 4, 2017
    Beautiful reconstructed castle.

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