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Ozu Castle, Ozu

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  • The four-layer edugecity is rebuilt, but there are four shrines still in existence, and it is a small but historic castle. First of all, it is built in a scenic place, and the view of the river can be overlooked, and the castle tower which consists of the reconstruction castle and the two existing buildings are also small, but feel the beauty. One of the highlights is the Sannomaru Minamisumi Pass, which stands on the site of the outer moat. From the city center with a cheap parking lot, it fits perfectly in the range of 300meter radius, and the sense of affordable scale for a walk was also a good feeling. If you like to visit the castle, please visit us.
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  • In 2004, the castle tower was faithfully restored in wooden wood based on the remaining drawings and old photographs. Of course, there is no elevator. In the spring of 2020, it seems that plans to allow visitors to stay in the castle tower as a tourism PR plan will begin. Only one set per day, and the accommodation fee is set to more than 1 million yen!?
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  • Anji Wakisaka, who slept in the Eastern Army with Hideaki Kobayakawa during the battle of Sekigahara, entered the prefecture with 50,000 stone as the first castle owner in the Edo period. Before that, the castle-built master Todo Takatora was the lord of the castle with 70,000 stone. After that, Mr. Kato ruled until the Meiji era. Although the castle tower has been demolished and restored, the four fences have been designated as important cultural properties of the country without being demolished. We stopped at the free parking lot opposite Ozu Elementary School and arrived at the castle tower in 10 minutes on foot. From the castle tower, you can see the city of Ozu and Asahikawa, and the wind sits on your cheeks refreshingly. There are few exhibits compared to Matsuyama Castle and Imabari Castle. Don't expect too much. After the tour, we visited Soryu Sanso.
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  • Very nice feeling inside. The smell, the silence. Loved the views. The explanations and models are very nice. 500¥ for adults, 800¥ combined with the Garyu villa. Worth the walk there.
  • One of the main attractions in Ozu, but not something you should feel too bad about missing out. The main tower is a recent reconstruction, and while they took care to use old techniques while doing so, it's not particularly remarquable compared to similar castles. The viewpoint offered on the city from the top of the tower is nice if you don't mind the steep stairs.
  • It is so pretty. Like not only you can stay there and feel the old Japan times, but also you can join some activities there. Uwu. Also, the staff are nice!
  • A quaint little castle out in the countryside, definitely a nice place to visit. The staff is excellent and very courteous. The only problem is that it's quite a walk away from the train station - that and the large amount of construction around the otherwise picturesque surroundings (as of this review). If you like (or love) castles, this is a nice place to visit.
  • After visiting a couple of castles in Japan this is just another one in the city Most of Japanese castles look pretty much similar. There isn’t any big noticeable difference in speaking of outlook appearance And all of them are completely reconstructed too well. Wouldn’t it be better if they just leave the castles the way it has been left ? I think it would be amazing even though it’s only the ruins that we’re looking at.
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