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Azuchi Castle Ruins, Omihachiman

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Historic Site
Climb 200 m (650 ft) up a set of stone stairs to gain sweeping views of the surroundings of Mount Azuchi at Azuchi Castle Ruins, once considered a remarkable feat of engineering due to its size. Built in the 16th century by Nobunaga Oda, one of the most famous warlords in Japan, the castle stretches across a large area and features many stone marks, intact but dilapidated walls, and ancient observation decks. Don't miss the castle’s main seven-story pagoda, which was thought to have been the largest multi-level wooden building in the world at the time. The climb requires some stamina, but many enjoyable observation spots on the way will give you a place to repose. Arrange your visit to Azuchi Castle Ruins and discover more family-friendly attractions in Omihachiman using our Omihachiman trip itinerary maker.
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  • Hachimanyama ropeway is a, I think, arrive! There is increasingly dominates the stairs. Will never climb to on short legs of my little one is too high! But may be climbed Oda Nobunaga and climb the ruins of Azuchi castle with nice views. Know standing in his basement, old people are great and I was impressed. Don't forget canes down is tough, so to borrow!
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  • As well as Castle is a fortress was built in 1578 Oda Nobunaga, but only to imagine at the time, watching the stone and stone tower and gate are wooden buildings, so no no. Climb the Castle Tower ruins is quite high, so it is is the best vantage point. Triple towers exist, Deva, at Temple and Pagoda on a hillside Castle, feels quite damaged save for future use is concerned. There free parking next to the pay is good, but not good meaning understood.
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  • Known in Japan as the ruins of a castle. Despite the bad location attracts many people. County finances are tough because all dig construction still remain, all see by. I think easy to image view seen when Nobunaga was time water was put in the rice field before the Golden Week look at the underworld from the Cathedral, Azuchi mountain was in the Lake. I think Temple owned land in crowdfunding 募reba funds all excavation costs flooded it. Will County handful at Hikone Castle. I'd think all-mountain construction possible in the day can't do so around the accommodation can be and to help revitalize the local community.
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