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Bitchu Matsuyama Castle, Takahashi

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Look through the mists of time at Bitchu Matsuyama Castle. Perched high on a steep mountain, this is the oldest and highest surviving castle in the country, and one of only 12 mountain-top fortifications to have survived the post-feudal age. Consider a morning visit, when the castle seems to sit magically upon an ocean of clouds that stretch across the valley. You'll need to hike about 20 minutes from the end of the road to the top, or about an hour from the station, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring along plenty of water. Our Takahashi trip builder makes visiting Bitchu Matsuyama Castle and other Takahashi attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Tallest remains extant Castle fortress of bitchū Matsuyama Castle. Becoming a sea of clouds seen Takeda Castle is famous, but bitchū Matsuyama Castle from the Observatory, Castle in the sky looks like so. Note that I didn't have the road to the Observatory is different from road to the Castle. I think generic 8th bellows pass parking lot go by shuttle bus (round trip 300 yen), now, to the Castle parked 5th shiromi bridge parking lot for car. 8th bellows pass you can reach, the shuttle has not risen, but the roads narrow and unable to leave only a few. The walk from there reach the castle in about 20 minutes. Paved roads and trails can be reached either. Takahashi city views from the Castle and Castle itself there are a lot of attractions, tallest mountain and only the scenery is quite spectacular. It was day when more than 1000 people and more to driving a shuttle bus. Recommended to visit, consider the time and time zone to (personally the morning one was correct!!).
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  • The shuttle from the end of the bus ride climbing slopes, stairs, trails on foot, feet to see clouds resting place on the way in was excited. You could take a photo without most people when I arrived at the Castle. Come taste the fun watching the walls of the Castle at the beginning of the Taiga drama Sanada-Maru was gone during the rose castle on clouds, but.
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  • Takeda Castle, Hyogo Prefecture is famous for Castle in the sky and say too this or happy bitchū Matsuyama Castle is yamashiro with the extant Castle in the castle of love and hope. The fortress is about 2 km accessible by bus or on foot will be in that Castle of's dare went on foot. Is guaranteed to be sweltering in the summer, but fortunately now it's winter. Ascent was in a little sweaty. Castle attraction is the powerful stone. Has become a natural stone mountain itself is a spectacular 10-minute. Since early autumn, such as early morning cloud-prone hotels, such as early check out is it?? I enjoy the feeling when you see the clouds become hermits.
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  • Small mountain top castle with a great view. It's a bit of effort to get up to it but i'd recommend it as the castle itself has been restored beautifully and the views across the country side are great.
  • One of the few original castles of Japan and this one has spectacular views over the town from it. You will need to take a cab to get here from the train station as it is quite far.
  • It's a very small castle (feels more like a house on the inside) but it's also Japan's oldest, and is located on top of a forested mountain rather than the middle of a city.
  • Sky Castle boom so far engaged in earlier. It's climb, and then enjoy great kitsui. By all means stop by.
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  • A complete fortress. Fifth went by car, shuttle to hachigōme. Travellers and look up in the walk from the parking lot two hours said. Using the shuttle bus at the time. Round trip 300 yen. (Free for children) adults 300 yen needed to go to the Castle area. Note car parking is free of charge. From hachigōme arrive at the Summit in about 20 minutes. Rock on the stone wall restoration.
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