Saga Castle History Museum, Saga

Feel the glory of the last days of Tokugawa shogunate at Saga Castle History Museum, a faithful reconstruction of an Edo period castle. Get a close-up view of replica canons and enjoy a free guided tour in English. You will learn about the various architectural styles used to create the castle's wooden buildings and enjoy a neat exhibition of scrolls and screen paintings. Home of the orator of Hagakure, a practical and spiritual guide for warriors, the castle is one of the largest wooden reconstructions in Japan, documenting the end of the Edo period before modernization. Wear a pair of socks to fully enjoy spacious tatami rooms, as you must take your shoes off to enter. Plan to see Saga Castle History Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Saga travel route builder tool .
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  • It was a museum you can feel history both parking and admission free. There was even a real Castle and faithfully and to the wood using the goods at the time. Saga is amazing, I thought. Free audio guides and volunteers who are available. You can feel the power of the Lord of the Castle at that time. Not burnt down the Castle, but the Castle alone can be fully satisfied!
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  • We came a long way from Zuo Hubbard, but it was strange that the road would be a little bit far away. We're on our return trip to the Hubbard Historical Folk Museum.
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  • It is a 30 mins straight walk from the JR Station (we skip the city bus for the walk since weather is good in end-Nov). It is quite cool on a Friday afternoon as we strolled through Chuo-dori, main st...  more »

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