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. You can plan Shimabara trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Ujitsugu and carrying stone from and around ARIMA naozumi rolling seal, on behalf of the Hino inlet Castle castle matsukura shigemasa in was so deserted castle became the Hino inlet Castle by mobilizing large number of laborers, completed the Shimabara Castle. Due to oppression but, second generation matsukura Katsuie was beheaded due to its responsibility by ujitsugu Shimabara rebellion. Currently the fudai daimyo matsukura, kōriki clan, Matsudaira, Toda said exhibits non-Christian exhibits; Steer between Catholic country, Protestant country, Toyotomi and Tokugawa, Otomo, Dragon (Nabeshima) Mr., Shimazu, Matsuura, Ōmura, Mr. Saigo and territory people are permanent members of the modern United States, China, Russia Europe, trans-Pacific, Korea, North Cold hard, including the nuclear issue as well as steer Japan Hong Kong S.A.R. and Taiwan have built a relationship of what was to be.
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  • Cross comes to close the scissors and you may know the depths of faith in this area beyond the persecution and mimics the Mary statue. Is not old in the castle itself. You can admire the city from the top floor.
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  • Did not look so far away from the Centre of Nagasaki to be honest than you think. You could know the Suppression of Christians in Japan not known. In the car and a little uncomfortable but very inconvient
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  • A must visit place before you leave Nagasaki for Kumamoto (kumamoto castle is closed for reconstruction). Set a side 2 hours to explore the place. The main castle have been converted to a museum that highlights the history of the castle, the shogunate, and the struggles of Christianity when it was first introduced in Japan many years ago. Level 5 has been converted to a viewing deck, and it offers a spledid view if the day is nice and clear. Parking is a fixed 324 Yen per entry.
  • Lovely castle with lots of history. Much bigger than I expected for a small town.
  • Historic feel. The artifacts was not too many and the place needs more swords. Overall, the place was great.
  • beautiful. i like the cannal/bond around.
  • Tiny but impressive castle overlooking the town of Shimabara and the adjacent Samurai houses.
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