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Shimabara Castle, Shimabara

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Take in the imposing walls of Shimabara Castle, a 17th-century fortification framed by blossoming trees and complete with moat, watchtowers, and keep. Pose for pictures with staff in costumes from the Edo period when you enter, and then move on to inspect the array of artifacts and tools in the keep museum, which traces the history of this complex and its politics. You'll have opportunities to dress up yourself as a samurai warrior. Prepare to navigate many stairs within the keep, but panoramic views of the city and surrounding countryside reward your efforts. Plan to see Shimabara Castle and other attractions that appeal to you using our Shimabara itinerary planner.
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  • Small in scale compared to the other places to see in Hebrews is described only in Hangul. Japan Samurai wore the dress in front of a photo I can see views from the top stood
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  • Shimabara Castle was built matsukura shigemasa was lacquering from Nara Prefecture (Kyoto). In 1618, commenced and was completed after four to seven years. Makeshift peasant army onslaught in the Shimabara rebellion in 1637 the 1792 Shimabara endured calamities during the earthquake and tsunami. During the Meiji Restoration and in the Castle individuals were dismantled, but restoration efforts continued for many years, the castle was restored in 1964. The Observatory is on the 5th floor have mountains of Kumamoto across the eyebrow mountain, Shimabara city, is very refreshing. Many Christian articles surrounding Christian culture, Shimabara rebellion on the first floor are displayed. We have to learn again the history of the Kirishitan suppression. Admission is ¥ 540. High speed is approximately 3 hours from Fukuoka.
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  • It is against the content of the exhibition admission is a little grave let me see. It was out of service, but at the entrance will be dressed as various Samurai and Ninja. Is lame because only the stairs up to the 5th floor was abandoned.
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