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Marugame Castle, Marugame

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Castle Historic Site
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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  • Marugamje Castle-one of the best preserved Samurai castles in medieval Japan. Located approximately 1.5 km from the train station Marugomje, on top of a hill. And while many castles stand on the Hill, Marugomje especially like to note the height of the Hill and a slow recovery, especially on the heat (no steps). So if someone is true-stock up on sticks. However, next to the Castle offer their services rickshaws. The castle is surrounded by a pond with swans, carp and turtles. The main tower of the Castle, located in the center of an extensive green area, the area is small, with a height of three storeys. If you compare with other locks, the sizes it is closer to Inuyama castles and Maruoka, and less, than, say, the castles of Matsue and Kochi. There is also a small Exposition. But an interesting Castle. Also enjoys beautiful views from its observation deck at the base of the main tower and the third floor (but there is a window with vertical bars, full-vision shooting uncomfortable).
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  • The Castle 12 castles remaining in Japan is. Also known as Kameyama Castle, stone wall height is in Japan. Fee for entering the Castle (it was 200 yen? ) Is entering the premises free of charge. It is a good views overlooking the Seto Inland Sea and sanuki plain castle. 10 minutes-please try come up because the climb in about 15 minutes.
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  • Climb to the Castle and overlooks the marugame. Is the Seto Ohashi bridge, State Amazonas, ware River, sanuki Fuji, pleasing view. Hill walk takes about 10 minutes to climb to the Castle. On the way heart breaking now (lol)
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  • Small and pretty castle on a small hill has a good view. Less crowded.
  • Great scenery. You can view the whole area from the top.
  • 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.
  • Beautiful reconstructed castle.

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