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Okazaki Castle, Okazaki
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The birthplace of one of the most influential men in Japanese history, Okazaki Castle offers picturesque grounds, rich historical artifacts, and panoramic views. First constructed in the 15th century, the castle gained renown upon the birth of Tokugawa Ieyasu, a daimyo's son who went on to establish a shogunate ruling clan that lasted over 200 years. Though reconstructed during the 1950s, the citadel retains is original moat and foundations, as well as a range of relics and models displayed in its exemplary museum. Try on a replica version of Ieyasu's samurai armor for a distinct photo opportunity, and visit the viewing platform to take in extensive scenic views of the city and the Mikawa plains below. Work out when and for how long to visit Okazaki Castle and other Okazaki attractions using our handy Okazaki travel itinerary maker.
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  • Today from Nagoya Castle castle in Owari and Mikawa tour around the Castle, with almost no parking was available 30 minutes 100 yen Castle Ieyasu museum ticket 510 Yen Okazaki Castle parking lot JAF membership ID card 450 Yen becomes a castle is again reinforced concrete elevator there is Castle exhibits General today quite windy and cold floor staff too, just got off the volunteers, warriors squad who are neat and greeting and customer service attitude, great Impressed further is not only the exhibition contents Matsudaira Tokugawa Ieyasu's a fudai vassal around the Castle and touched each on video exhibition, entranced and tour and has exhibits unusual perspectives of the staff
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  • In the morning I walked from Higashi Okazaki station. I felt loved by the locals, such as early morning walkers, joggers Park. Is maintained as a park, in Castle Tokugawa Ieyasu was born. I think the best visited at the time of cherry blossoms and autumn season Castle. Opposite the Okazaki station is a place where there is wind and affinity with hatcho miso. It is really fun place to take a walk in the morning.
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  • Is a Castle located in reinforced concrete building 5th floor, climbing up and down while going up stairs in the way, and the view from there is square on each enjoy around and laced with fine mesh eyes, extremely difficult taking pictures... on the floor many exhibits feel the history, also in the diorama Theater seen style of life at that time. The Castle-shaped public telephones on site.
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  • Such a wonderful castle. Availabe of traditional knives for photoshoot too
  • This is also ancient and cool garden park.
  • I went to Okazaki Castle as HANAMI with my friends in sparing vacation. There are many cherry trees, so it was so beautiful !! The view makes everyone can be impressed. I'm glad to see it in Japan. Also, there are many food wagons we like. I love it !! We bought many foods, talk and see the cherry trees. It was happy time for us. Fortunately, a military commander `BUSHOU` in Japanese gave us a map of the Okazaki Castle !! It was funny, isn't it? I hope to visit there next spring, also decrease people in there :p
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  • The Castle Tower reconstruction using reinforced concrete. In the castle is the Museum. There are wells pumped up the baby's first bath birthplace of Ieyasu. It was beautiful Castle Tower was lit up! is the atmosphere of the Castle.
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