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Nagoya Castle, Nagoya

Categories: Castles, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Like a dreamy image from a postcard, Nagoya Castle features picturesque gardens and iconic tile-covered slanting roofs. Constructed in the early 17th century, the spacious complex underwent major reconstruction after World War II. Explore the vast castle grounds to admire the structure's distinct architecture, or check out the exhibits at the onsite museum to acquaint yourself with the castle's history. Take a relaxing walk through the surrounding gardens and parks, especially stunning during cherry blossom season. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Nagoya Castle by using our Nagoya trip itinerary planner.
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  • I think spot should go to Nagoya, given the good looks and top views that enters in the castle is a museum just a drop. 500 Yen at the castle entrance, cultural tours (free guide and), etc. is on the cheap?
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  • Is a 5-layered reinforced concrete replica Castle. Kumamoto Castle and color difference, but very similar as architecture. In question and at the mercy of Mayor resemble real time replica and want to rebuilt in timber and construction contractor, is torn between the City Council. Construction while only Nagoya version of toyosu market, Tokyo Olympic Games venues.
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  • Nagoya Castle is made of concrete. Inside the castle was and Matsumoto Castle as atmosphere, such as art galleries and museums. Feeling sorry I have elevator.
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  • We really enjoyed our visit to the castle. They are doing a lot to make it a varied experience - with a new building replicating one previously destroyed - and many displays inside the castle as you climb the stairs to the top as well. The top floor gift shop is kitschy but this is Japan after all. The view from the top is beautiful. There are snack bars on the grounds.
  • One of the most important castles in one of the most important areas of Japan during the Waring States Period. Sadly, the original castle tower was bombed during WWII and burned down along with most (not all) of the surrounding structures. The current castle was reconstructed in the '50s and contains various exhibition pieces inside. The surrounding buildings, such as the Ninomaru, are in my opinion more worthy of praise. Absolutely stunning pieces of architecture! There are plans to rebuild the entire castle using original building methods, which if comes to fruition would bring Nagoya castle back to being one of the premier castles in Japan! Let's keep our fingers crossed!
  • An important castle in the history of Japan, it was occupied by the main branch of the Ieyasu Clan. Similar to Osaka Castle, it has various exhibits on each floor of the main keep. It's also known for the golden dolphins on the roof of the main keep. I prefer the older castles like Himeji but it's still a beautiful castle compound. They're currently reconstructing the Honmaru Palace but you can still take a look inside.
  • Beautiful place specially in Spring with the Sakura bloom! We loved! The entrance is 500 yenes.
  • Not original castle but restored. Nice castle and garden. One should go here once if they have not seen other castle to know how administrative office used to be in Japan. you get 100yen discount if you have weekend eco pass (600yen for a day -unlimited ride in city subway and buses)
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