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Toyama Castle, Toyama

Packed with history and currently a public park, Toyama Castle offers a tranquil spot and scenic views of the city in the midst of the urban hustle. Built in 1543, the castle occupies the central part of Toyama city, serving as a popular spot for locals to relax. The four-story majestic castle building, surrounded by a moat, also houses Toyama Folk Museum. Stop for a rest by the water and admire the castle from across the moat. Located by the Matsue River, you can also take a 30-minute boat tour to see the castle from on the water. You can walk to the castle from Toyaka railway station in 10 minutes. Before you head to Toyama, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Toyama trip planner , to make sure you see all that Toyama has to offer, including Toyama Castle.
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  • From the South exit of JR Toyama station, 10 minute walk or short walk from Marunouchi Toyama regional railway local train or "before an International Conference". Toyama Castle, Toyama feudal Lord Maeda family resided in. Redolent old Chitose Mikado is to the East of the Castle, stone walls and moats, but once in the castle in ordinary large parks. Will try to visit, is SATO Memorial Museum, Toyama City Folk Museum in the Park, so if you have time.
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  • South straight is a 10-minute walk from Toyama station. Now is the restored buildings of concrete, but Castle around the atmosphere of stone walls, moat and it's pretty good. Currently inside is Museum has exhibits on the history of the Toyama Castle, Toyama City.
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  • Toyama Castle Park is a park built on the ruins of Toyama. Toyama Castle built by the powerful clan mizukoshi katsushige, in 1532, and became the residence of Sassa narimasa and Maeda family of Kaga. Remains the former moat, moat of Japan garden there. Went to the 11/15 was just beautiful in autumn flowers. Was fresh, clean and in very good condition.
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  • Small scale castle....I would say... if you compare it with other big name castles. But the surrounding park is nice and good for walking.
  • Not much to see. The park is wide but not so moving. There's far better in Toyama, like for example the mizukinenkouen in Inami.
  • quite nice Japanese castle. not much people which is good for a walk.
  • Beautiful castle and garden. The castle hosts museum of Toyama, but the castle is a rebuilt during the modern times.
  • Not good for viewing the mountain range, because the observation deck is covered by nets,

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Toyama's wide variety of lodging options lie scattered all around town, but especially near the main train station. Three- and four-star hotels make up most of the market, offering mid-range amenities and services, such as private parking, free Wi-Fi, and simple, modern rooms. Search farther from the train station for more affordable choices, as the prices run a bit higher in that area compared to the rest of the city.
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