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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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  • Anyway to the Castle Hill are tight, resolution is required. But it overlooks the islands of Seto and Seto Inland Sea and climbed the sanuki Fuji,. It is a very beautiful landscape. Passing local people very clean towels on the attractions of historical castles and stone, I am so thankful. So now tell us information not written guidebooks, etc., but also up and could taste not available so just see the fun and satisfaction. To fully enjoy the largest stone come toward the back to look back you want to. Baseball field-side body and stunning stone and Castle views. Masonry stone walls for the 17 different ways, marugame castle walls it is seen that all. The stone masons left mark (stamp) can be seen. Had a fun treasure hunt map out there what mark where the locals who showed us, so looking for the clues it is. Castle interior staircase is very steep, almost is a ladder. It is recommended you climb from a fear of heights who is well thought. Courtesy of Castle feel history and beautiful scenery, fantastic Ishigaki, and warm local people to feel, was a good experience. Tourist Office varied also souvenir and specialty fans are sold. It was fun just to watch, and the fans in the form of animals and a huge fan. I was 立chi寄reませnn at the Museum this time, next time I come, you want to know more about the stone.
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  • You can closely is Honorable, beautiful stone looks better from the train in marugame Castle stone parts repair is required. Is visible from the castle is the Castle Tower is very small as well, but I think it's more than 400 years ago changed along with the times and the will tell today this castle also say that size does not change this view tend to ponds in the vicinity would and small castle was in domestic.
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  • Is said by limousine from the airport up to marugame in marugame city comes in beautiful stone walls and Castle! Beautiful and was impressed. Tourist Office map and description heard on the station, walk 10 minutes. I climbed this hill and I became worried. This day was very cold strong wind it was day. First of all, the inlet of slope product Center, went there. Is I didn't play because I had no time, marugame famous production of fans, where fan-making experience is kindly explained about the Castle, when it comes to the Hill. It is really tight, was hard up the Hill the wind blows. I thought I finally went up hill it is. Relief is cut up. Not having to look around while climbing, was a little disappointing. Views of the city at Summit in Nice, beautiful stone walls thought. It is clean of Kumamoto Castle in Japan, but here the greater Kumamoto Castle was not seen at a glance that, so it was nice. Went to the Castle wasn't odd stairs steep. Matsumoto Castle is tough but here at least, came from and to be honest, with all fours up to second floor. But that fear did not let me recommend me further. I was originally afraid of heights, so the height is honestly not that there. Castle liked tour but was abandoned for the first time. It was too bad. But it was the Castle seems to come.
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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。