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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. Put Okazaki Castle at the forefront of your travel plans using our Okazaki trip maker app .
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  • End of year holiday season is illuminated. Without saying a Word and was the East light daigongen Tokugawa Ieyasu's birthplace of power spot. There are impressive even in the cold of the winter pretty lit up.
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  • Here is located in Okazaki Park. So we decided on a group trip Ieyasu museum tour was scheduled for one hour, but we went walking in the Castle 300 m. Without hesitation and look at the left from under the order (entry fee 200 yen) is good. We have to see the history of Ieyasu and exhibits. Contemporary city can be seen from the Observatory floor, but the moat was still better. Reconstructed with concrete buildings one day I do not know, what was the exhibition hall. Because the relationship between Ieyasu and Okazaki Castle is no more explanation. The entire Park was maintained clean. Time 1 hour,
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  • Ruins of Okazaki Park is a famous cherry blossoms in spring. Tower of Okazaki castle itself aren't very impressive, not much larger.
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  • A beautiful castle in a kind of a wild surrounding nature. Not too big and powerful place. Good to relax.
  • Another castle in Japan, The trees were so colorful covering the floor with yellow and red
  • Good to see if you are already nearby but not worth a trip.
  • My wife is from this area and have visited a few times before. This was the first time with our son. Such a beautiful area. If you are in the Aichi area, would recommend a visit
  • Such a wonderful castle. Availabe of traditional knives for photoshoot too

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Where to stay in Okazaki

A couple of accommodation options, mostly basic business hotels, cluster around the Higashi-Okazaki train station, in the central part of town. Visitors can also choose to stay in nearby Toyota, which offers more diversity in its range of lodgings, or even make a day trip from Nagoya, where you can find plenty of budget-friendly, mid-range, and upscale choices for overnight stay.
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