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Uedajo Castle, Ueda
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Head up to Uedajo Castle, a historic fort known for its impressively designed defenses.

Built in the second half of the 16th century as the home of the Sanada clan, the castle twice repelled attacks from the Tokugawa clan before the century was out. The second time around, only 2,500 warriors reportedly defended the stronghold against a force of 38,000. Admire the citadel's clever architectural design, with its deep moat and imposing stone base. While not much of the castle still stands, the site's history and surrounding scenery makes it well worth the visit. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Ueda holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Uedajo Castle and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  •  Visit the Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains stopped off to have interest in Sanada-Maru. About 1 km from the railway station towards the Nagano line. Visible from the train.  Watch famous in a small town so the foot. Sanada shrine in the center of the Park, which was surrounded by a deep moat site would be once the Castle proper mark. West turret behind the shrine only in construction of the warring States period. To the other's, such as Taiga drama Hall of the Museum, temporary. Don't have time to visit Shrine just let us. Sanada Masayuki village costume Guide, accessible woman monkey sarutobi Assistant style, pleasing appearance to explain kindly.  To set admission policies are annoying to tourists. After I saw the Castle, across the Plaza, Sanada-related maps and description of the battle of reading enters's head. Would highly recommend.
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  • Striking a magnificent gate is often projected by the drama of the year. Will be overwhelmed by Sanada stone is especially right hand size. People brought together a how? Clouded though Ueda castle ruins Park, and Sanada shrine was in the Castle. There are several toilets, beside the Museum of Ueda is most beautiful and comfortable.
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  • Was unable to see considerably more crowded and there drama series the Samurai's Castle is understood.
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