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Shizuoka castle, Shizuoka
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Original walls and a moat dating from the end of the 16th century surround Shizuoka castle, once an important feudal fortress from the Edo period. See the original gate and window-like holes used to place weapons. Inside the reconstructed castle, you can observe the model of the original structure and displays of the archeological artifacts related to the ruins. Take the English-language audio guide and roam freely through the minimalist rooms. Wrap up you visit with a hot beverage from the teahouse, located in the lush onsite garden. Our Shizuoka trip itinerary planner makes visiting Shizuoka castle and other Shizuoka attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We visited the Garden within the Castle grounds and within Sunpu Park. The garden is delightful - all on a small scale even a miniature Mount Fuji surrounded by a tea plantation. Take a stroll around ...  more »
  • Sumpu castle is a vast space with the castle ruins, moat with koi carp, large park and gardens. I have visited in the winter and also in Autumn and both seasons were beautiful. I would recommend a vis...  more »
  • The castle in Shizuoka-shi is called Sunpu-jo Koen. When Ieyasu Tokugawa wins against the Battle of Sekigahara and plans world unification,He open the Shogunate in the Edo era.He hand over office of a...  more »